Last month, Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, P.C. (TBC) manager Mark Vena was one of only 20 participants chosen to participate in the esteemed Emerging Leaders Program at the Wolters Kluwer, CCH Connections User Conference 2016 — the tax and accounting profession’s premier educational and peer networking event — held October 24-26 in Washington, D.C. Vena and other rising stars earned a complimentary opportunity to network with and learn from key industry thought leaders at the annual User Conference. They also took part in educational sessions designed to help them grow as professionals, better manage their areas of responsibility within their businesses and progressively rise as leaders within their firms.
“We take the training of our younger professionals very serious, that’s why our firm was so pleased to have Mark Vena chosen to participate in the Wolters Kluwer Emerging Leaders Program,” said Jim Drislane, Managing Partner at TBC.
“Mark is a tremendous asset to our practice and we’re excited to provide opportunities for him to attend such prestigious professional development opportunities such as the CCH Connections User Conference,” Drislane continued. “We know the key learnings and insight that Mark brought back from the User Conference will immediately benefit our practice.”
According to Wolters Kluwer Emerging Leaders Program nomination process, the participants are individuals who have been recognized for exceptional teamwork, being innovative contributors and for adding to their firms’ overall value on a variety of levels. They regularly provide a significant span of positive influence among colleagues and offer support by being active listeners, strong communicators, respected technology experts, enterprising decision makers and by consistently leveraging their skills to benefit their firms for future success.
“This new class of Emerging Leaders provided a fresh perspective on how firms can position themselves for future success,” said Jeff Schrantz, Vice President of Software Sales at Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. “The talent seems to only get better with each passing year, and we’re proud to provide this great professional development opportunity for future leaders in the profession. We learn as much from them as they do from us.”
Serving clients in the areas of accounting, auditing, tax, and advisory services, TBC offers specialty services such as trusts and estates administration, business advisory, business valuation, litigation support services, fraud investigation, forensic accounting, economic damage calculations, and pension services. The traditional accounting and tax services are provided to a diverse clientele in six primary markets: commercial businesses, governmental, employee benefit plans, labor organizations, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals. Commercial clientele includes construction contractors, distributors, manufacturers, professional service firms, automotive dealers, real estate developers, retailers, technology companies, and wholesalers among other businesses.