Citrin Cooperman Partner Brian J. Hoffman Appointed to Mid-Atlantic Staffing Association Board of Directors

Philadelphia Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner Supports the Mid-Atlantic Region’s Professional Recruiting Association

Philadelphia, PA, March 07, 2012 --( Citrin Cooperman Partner Brian J. “B.J.” Hoffman, CPA, CFE, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Staffing Association (MASA). Effective on Mar. 1, 2012, Hoffman will serve as one of the eight members of the board’s representatives.

“I am honored to serve on MASA’s Board of Directors and firmly believe in its mission to promote the growth and welfare of the Mid-Atlantic region’s recruiting profession, and to develop a common set of ethical industry standards and practices,” said Hoffman. “MASA provides valuable educational, networking and training programming to its members which are much-needed services in today’s challenging economy.”

A partner in accounting, tax and business consulting firm Citrin Cooperman’s Philadelphia office, Hoffman concentrates his practice in the areas of audit, tax and litigation support services. Possessing more than 20 years of experience, Hoffman works with clients in a variety of industries, with a particular emphasis on serving closely-held entities and professional service firms. As a CFE, he also provides litigation support and forensic expertise to law firms on issues such as damage assessments, employee theft and divorce. Hoffman is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Lehigh University's School of Business and Economics. Hoffman is also a regular contributor of valuation and forensic accounting-focused blog posts for The Legal Intelligencer.

MASA counts more than 30 member companies throughout the Mid-Atlantic region among its ranks, with a concentration in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. MASA’s membership spans a wide variety of professions and specialties, including most areas of employment. To learn more about the association, go to

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