Press Room August 9, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Michael-A-Turturro-CPA2018 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For

RBT CPAs, LLP, was recently named as one of the 2018 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for. Accounting Today has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. Last year, RBT CPAs, LLP, was ranked number 34 out of the top 100 companies to work for and look forward to finding out their ranking this year.  The ranking will take place in November.

“I am so proud of our firm to have received this achievement again this year. As Managing Partner, I have learned that the success of a company depends not just on the vision or product, but the people who carry out the vision and build the product. I am honored to be part of such an amazing team of people. I cannot say enough for the work they do and the dedication they show to the mission and vision of our firm. On behalf of myself and our Partner group, I would like to thank my team for propelling us to this level of recognition once again.” – Michael Turturro, CPA, Managing Partner”

This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the accounting profession, benefiting its economy, workforce and businesses. The list is made up of 100 firms.

To be considered for participation, firms had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must be an accounting firm.
  • Have a facility in the United States;
  • Have a minimum of 15 employees working in the United States;
  • Must be in business a minimum of 1 year

Firms from across the United States entered the two-part survey process to determine Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top firms and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process, analyzed the data and determined the final ranking.

“The firms on this list represent the best workplaces in the accounting profession,” said Accounting Today Editor-in-Chief Daniel Hood. “They are outstanding places to build a career.”

Press Room April 12, 2018

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Michael-A-Turturro-CPA
Newburgh, NY–Michael A. Turturro, CPA, of New Paltz, NY, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Orange County Partnership.

The Orange County Partnership is a one-stop resource for development opportunities in Orange County. Michael joined the firm of RBT CPAs, LLP, in January of 1996 and became partner in 2004. Michael works in the Orange County office and is in charge of the firm’s technology department where he oversees all information technology matters and advises his colleagues on emerging technologies utilized in the accounting field. He is in charge of some of the largest for-profit clients that the Firm serves. He has advised clients in a wide range of industries, including heavy highway construction, mining, manufacturing, banking, and franchised automotive dealer services. His experience includes advising companies on business development; internal controls; structuring of corporate transactions and reorganizations; acquisition and disposition planning; compensation-related matters; financing and cash flow projection assembly and analysis; federal, state, and international tax matters; as well as representation in Federal and State audits.

Michael is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz. He resides in New Paltz with his wife and daughter. He is an active member of his community, both in Orange County and Dutchess County. He is set to become the new Managing Partner for RBT CPAs, LLP in May, 2018. Managing Partner, Tom Weddell, adds “We are so proud of Mike for taking on this new role on the Board of Directors. Congratulation and best of luck in this new role.”

RBT CPAs, LLP has offices located at 11 Racquet Road, Newburgh, NY; 2678 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY; and 51 Sullivan Street, Wurtsboro, NY. They provide accounting, auditing, tax, and business consulting services to clients in the greater Hudson Valley, as well as in other areas of New York State, New Jersey, and several other states.

Press Room April 3, 2018

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Amanda-Pecorella
Newburgh, NY–Amanda Pecorella of Fishkill, New York, is one of this year’s winning recipients of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Forty Under 40 award!

Amanda joined the firm of RBT CPAs, LLP in May of 2016. She is an In-Charge Accountant and works out of the Newburgh office. Amanda holds a Bachelor’s degree and MBA in Accounting from Mount St. Mary’s College. She is an active member of her community, both in Orange County and Dutchess County. She is an Advisory Board member for the American Cancer Society and a 2017 United Way Campaign Manager. Amanda states, “Being recognized with a Forty Under 40 Award by such a prestigious group of professionals is humbling, yet so rewarding to me as I continue to make my mark in the professional world and local community.” Amanda finds the most rewarding aspect of her career and volunteer work in the community to be the knowledge that she is adding to a legacy of making the world a better place, one step at a time. “My mother’s death from cancer was the impetus for my involvement in the American Cancer Society, and I hold her with me on my journey with the foresight that I will continue to devote myself to making her proud.”

Steven Howell, partner adds “We are so proud of Amanda for winning this award and for being a mover and shaker in the community. She has truly demonstrated what it takes to be a professional.”

RBT CPAs, LLP have offices located at 11 Racquet Road, Newburgh, NY; 51 Sullivan Street, Wurtsboro, NY; and 2678 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY. They provide accounting, auditing, tax and business consulting services to clients in the greater Hudson Valley, as well as in other areas of New York State, New Jersey, and several other states.

Press Room January 1, 2018

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Newburgh, NY—RBT CPAs, LLP, takes great pleasure in announcing that William Cochran, CPA, of Newburgh, New York, has been admitted to the partnership.

William officially became a partner on January 1, 2018. William was with the Firm of Sedore and Company, Inc. for four years before merging with Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni & Weddell, LLP and Rouis & Company in July 2016. He is currently working in the Newburgh office in the Audit Department. He is an active member of his community, most recently, as the Secretary for Rebuilding Together Dutchess. He is also a member of the Plattekill Fire Department and a 9-year veteran of the US Navy. William resides in Newburgh with his wife and four children. Managing Partner, Tom Weddell adds, “We are so very pleased and honored to welcome William to our Partner group. He is a crucial part of our Audit Department and has proven to be a key player in our continued growth. We are all proud of you! Congratulations and many years of continued success!”

RBT CPAs, LLP have offices located at 11 Racquet Road, Newburgh, NY; 2678 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY; and 51 Sullivan Street, Wurtsboro, NY. We provide accounting, auditing, tax and business consulting services to clients in the greater Hudson Valley, as well as in other areas of New York State, Connecticut and New Jersey.

Press Room January 1, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


2017 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For

RBT CPAs, LLP, was recently named as one of the 2017 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For! Accounting Today has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. RBT CPAS, LLP, is ranked number 43 out of the top 100 companies to work for in the U.S.

“I am so proud of our firm to have received such an achievement again this year. As Managing Partner, I have learned that the success of a company depends not just on the vision or product, but the people who carry out the vision and build the product. I am beyond elated and honored to be part of such an amazing team of people. Without a doubt, our employees are the reason for our firm’s success. I cannot say enough for the work they do and the dedication they show to the mission and vision of our firm. On behalf of myself and our Partner group, I would like to thank my team for propelling us to this level of recognition once again.”—Tom Weddell, CPA, Managing Partner”

This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the accounting industry, benefiting the industry’s economy, workforce and businesses. The list is made up of 100 companies.