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Abalos & Associates, PLLC Names Christina Roderick Tax Manager

Roderick Brings Extensive Expertise in the Restaurant and Hospitality Industries to Award-Winning CPA Firm

Phoenix, AZ, January 08, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Sandy Abalos, managing partner of Abalos & Associates, PLLC (http://www.abaloscpa.com), has announced that Christina Roderick has joined the firm as a tax manager. In this position, she will review and manage engagements for privately-held companies and individuals. Roderick brings more than 14 years of industry experience to Abalos & Associates, and she has spent a substantial amount of time working with restaurants and the hospitality industry. She has helped both local and franchisee restaurant owners achieve financial benefits and navigate related issues such as inventory, multi-state employment credits and gift cards.

With a specialization in the manufacturing and distribution industries, Roderick has helped numerous clients address issues specific to these industries, including international and multi-state credits, incentives and accounting methods. Her specialization will help clients achieve maximum financial benefits through comprehensive tax structuring and compliance management.

Prior to joining Abalos & Associates, Roderick served as a senior tax manager at Moss Adams LLP, formerly Epstein Weber & Conover PLC, for seven years. She is a member of the American Institution of Certified Accountants, Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Tax Practice Committee for the State Board of Accountancy. Roderick is MANEX Basic and Advanced certified by the Corporation for Manufacturing Excellence.

“I am excited to welcome Christina to the Abalos team,” said Abalos. “Her experience in the restaurant, manufacturing and distribution industries will help us expand the breadth of knowledge that we can provide to our clients, and she will play an integral role in firm development and expansion of client services.”

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- A Phoenix native, Roderick resides in Scottsdale with her husband and two dogs.

- She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Arizona State University and earned her master’s degree in tax from Golden Gate University.

About Abalos & Associates, PLLC:
Abalos & Associates, PLLC is a full-service, award-winning CPA firm in Phoenix that specializes in the needs of privately held businesses. Established in 1981, the firm employs a custom approach to service each individual client. Among the wide range of services it offers are business and technology consulting, accounting, tax planning, succession planning, estate planning, audit services, business cash flow management and litigation support. Abalos & Associates, PLLC is nationally recognized as a leader in public policy, legislation and privately held business issues, and has been consistently recognized among the top accounting firms in the state by Arizona Business Magazine. For more information, contact (602) 943-1984 or visit the website at http://www.abaloscpa.com.

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