Member Services Director Weelans to Retire

Each year, Dec. 31 marks the end of a year. But Dec. 31, 2009, will be a little different. This year, it marks a beginning instead. On that date, Andrea Weelans, member services director and executive director for the Educational Foundation of the CSCPA, will begin her retirement after more than 22 years with the … Continue reading

Interview With Joanne Cook: Problem Solving, Cross Stitching, Always Assisting

Retirement is still a few years away, but when Colorado Society of  CPAs member Joanne Cook thinks about it, European travel and weekly golf games enter her mind. However, those thoughts are often followed by a couple of concerns. First of all, her retired husband, Bob, is a night owl. Joanne is not, so she … Continue reading

CPAs Make a Difference “Everyday Heroes and Heroines Awards” Nominations Due August 31

The deadline for nominating candidates for the Everyday Heroes and Heroines Awards is August 31, 2009. The awards will be presented at the CPAs Make a Difference Gala on November 5 at the Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center. Click here for more information. To nominate a CPA, please send a narrative, not to exceed … Continue reading

Bernstein Research Available to CSCPA Members

Sanford C. Bernstein is widely recognized as Wall Street’s premier sell-side research firm. Its research is sought out by leading investment managers around the world, and the firm is annually ranked at the very top of acknowledged arbiters. The CSCPA is pleased to offer members access of the Bernstein Black Books and White Papers through … Continue reading

2009 CSCPA Leadership Council Meeting Alert

In planning for the new fiscal year, the CSCPA Board of Directors, like many boards, companies, institutions, and organizations, faced significant budget challenges. It weighed carefully where to invest membership dues dollars to maximize benefits and minimize costs in this challenging economic environment. Among its cost-cutting initiatives was the Board’s decision to suspend the Leadership … Continue reading

Take Advantage of the CSCPA Career Center

Don’t step off the career fast track just because the economy is in the slow lane. If you’re looking for new employment, the CSCPA can help with CareerBank, the CSCPA’s online job bank with job listings from across the country. As a CSCPA member you can also access the CSCPA’s Resume Service. Place your resume … Continue reading

CSCPA Continues Sponsorship of CAMICO Insurance Programs

CAMICO has been the sponsored provider of professional liability insurance to CSCPA members since 1998. A.M. Best, the insurance rating company, recently rated CAMICO’s financial strength as B++ (Good), down from A- (Excellent). CAMICO responded to this news with a message from Lou Barbich, chairman of the board, and Ric Rosario, CEO. The CSCPA remains … Continue reading

New Year, New Chair: Meet Ron Seigneur, CPA

Roots in the Heartland and an Audience with The King At one point in his life, Ron Seigneur, MBA, CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA, thought he was heading into his family’s restaurant business. He even went to Michigan State University (MSU) to get a degree in hotel, restaurant, and institutional management. His plans were derailed when … Continue reading

Corporate Controller’s Handbook

CCH’s Corporate Controller’s Handbook of Financial Management is a comprehensive source of practical solutions, strategies, techniques, and procedures, covering all key aspects of accounting and financial management. Its examples, checklists, instructions, and other tools simplify complex financial management issues and gives CFOs, financial managers, and controllers quick answers to day-to-day questions. As a CSCPA member, … Continue reading

Get Your Copy of How to Handle Bear Markets* Here!

The CSCPA is proud to offer Mark Smith’s 2-hour Webcast on CD. Smith—who was named one of the top independent financial advisors in the U.S. by Barron’s magazine, Registered Rep., and an independent advocacy organization, The Winner’s Circle, in 2008—will personally guide you through the history of past bear markets, evaluate the recovery periods, and … Continue reading