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Sandy Abalos Named Panelist for CPAConnect’s 2012 Practice Management Roundtable

Abalos to Provide Tips on Managing Busy Season and Growing a Practice by Landing the Right Clients

Phoenix, AZ, October 25, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Abalos & Associates, PLLC (http://www.abaloscpa.com), a CPA firm which is merging with REDW, and Miller, Allen & Co., P.C. to create one of the largest financial services firms in the Southwest on Thursday, Nov. 1, is helping to foster small business growth. The firm has an extensive history of supporting and participating in both local and national events that not only help the businesses, but also the community as a whole.

Sandy Abalos, CPA, managing partner of Abalos & Associates, will be a featured presenter at CPAConnect’s 2012 Practice Management Roundtable, held in Seattle, Wash. from Wednesday, Oct. 24 through Friday, Oct. 26. Set to be named a principal at REDW once the merger is finalized in November, 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. At this annual event, Abalos’ presentations will include “Best Practices for Busy Season” and “The Art of New Business – Landing the Right Clients.” She will also be part of a panel for member sharing of best ideas. For more information about the event, visit http://www.cpaconnect.com/Benefits/ConferencesAndRoundtables.aspx.

“I am looking forward to speaking at this week’s CPAConnect event,” said Abalos. “I am always interested in helping fellow professionals in the financial industry however I can, whether that means providing tips to help individuals make it through Busy Season or offering guidance on landing clients that are right for your firm.”

Merger Details:
- Abalos & Associates, PLLC, REDW, and Miller, Allen & Co., P.C, have announced that the three firms are merging to create one of the largest financial services firms in the Southwest. Effective Nov.1, the consolidation of these companies under the REDW name offers clients of all three companies a broader set of resources and a more dynamic infrastructure that will support them and their ever evolving needs. For more information, visit www.redw.com.

About Abalos & Associates:
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 serving 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, visit http://www.abaloscpa.com.

About Miller, Allen & Co.:
Miller, Allen & Co., P.C. is a firm of certified public accountants having a long history in Arizona and the Southwest, going back in some form to 1954. The firm is an established regional accounting firm founded on the principles of mutual respect, trust and integrity, with the goal of developing lasting relationships with our clients and playing an instrumental role in their growth and success. For more information, visit www.millerallen.com.

Established in 1953, REDW is one of the top ten largest and most respected certified public accounting and business consulting firms in the Southwest. From its Albuquerque headquarters and Phoenix office, more than 135 employees serve the audit, tax, business and financial needs of a wide range of clients, including publicly and privately held businesses, tribes and tribal enterprises, state and local government agencies, nonprofit organizations, financial institutions and individuals, both regionally and nationally. REDW is a member of the BDO Alliance, a network of over 400 Alliance CPA firms located across the U.S. For more information, visit www.redw.com.

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