Phoenix, AZ, February 19, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Abalos & Associates, PLLC (http://www.abaloscpa.com), has announced that Sandy Abalos, CPA, managing partner, will participate in a panel for The International Entrepreneurs (TiE) Arizona (http://www.tieaz.org) on Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 10008 South 51st St., Suite 100. Throughout the panel, titled “The Venture Spark – The Essentials of Money,” Abalos will share tips and advice on money management with business owners. The panel will answer questions about best practices for business funding, tax planning and growing the value of a company. Other speakers on the panel include Deven Mohnsam, senior relationship manager at Mutual of Omaha Bank; Dave Saunders, partner at B2B CFO; and James Goulka, managing director of Arizona Technology Investor Forum.
TiE is a global nonprofit focused on promoting entrepreneurship and helps budding entrepreneurs through advice, guidance and assistance from successful and experienced entrepreneurs and professionals.
“I am looking forward to speaking about money management strategies at this event,” said Abalos. “Without proper financial planning, entrepreneurs run the risk of business failure. Our goal is to best position the business venture for success by understanding how to navigate the financial needs and secure proper financing.”
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- For more information about the event, or to RSVP, visit http://www.tieaz.org/events/upcoming-events/.
About Sandy Abalos:
Sandra A. Abalos, CPA is the managing partner of Abalos & Associates, PLLC, a full-service, award-winning CPA firm in Phoenix that specializes in the needs of privately held businesses. Active in her profession, Abalos is the vice chair of the advisory committee of CPAConnect, the leading association for small CPA firms and a companion association to CPAmerica International. She serves on the board of directors of the Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women (IEEW) and on the Small Business Leadership Council of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. Abalos is a former member of the SBA National Advisory Council, IRS Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Council and past director of both the Phoenix Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and Western National Bank. She has received numerous awards, including the Small Business Administration’s National Accountant Advocate, Arizona Small Business Person of the Year and the National Association of Women Business Owners Business Owner of the Year. A sought-after speaker on issues impacting the business community, Abalos has a record of public policy leadership, business excellence, and community effectiveness that is recognized on a local and national level.
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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