IN THE NEWS
MSL CPAs & Advisors was recently selected as one of the 2018 Orlando Sentinel Top 100 Companies. The list was created by the Orlando Sentinel and Best Companies Group.
This award program identifies, recognizes and honors the best places of employment in Central Florida, reviewing the organizations’ benefits to the region’s economy, businesses, and workforce. Companies are evaluated on several factors, including workplace policies, employee experience, practices, philosophy, and systems.
“We are proud to have been recognized by the Orlando Sentinel as one of the top 100 companies to work for in Central Florida,” said Bill Miller, Jr., CPA, President, and Shareholder of MSL. “Our company strives to be a place where employees feel engaged and look forward to serving our customers day after day, marking just one of the reasons we have successfully operated in Central Florida for over 40 years.”
DAN O’KEEFE APPOINTED TO SEMINOLE STATE COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES
MSL Shareholder, Dan O’Keefe, has been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the Seminole State College District Board of Trustees for a four-year term!
O’Keefe, 62, of Longwood, has served as the managing shareholder for the Orlando office of MSL CPAs & Advisors since 2005.
JOEL KNOPP NAMED SHAREHOLDER AT MSL CPAS AND ADVISORS
Orlando, FL-January 15, 2018 - MSL CPAs and Advisors, a regional certified public accounting and advisory services firm, is proud to announce that Joel Knopp, CPA, has been admitted to the Shareholder group, effective January 1, 2018.
ALEX BRINISTER NAMED SHAREHOLDER AT MSL CPAS AND ADVISORS
Orlando, FL-January 15, 2018 - MSL CPAs and Advisors, a regional certified public accounting and advisory services firm, is proud to announce that Alex Brinister, MSA, has been admitted to the Shareholder group, effective January 1, 2018.
BILL BLEND CPA, CFE, APPOINTED TREASURER OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE SEMINOLE COUNTY REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
MSL is pleased to announce that Bill Blend, CPA, CFE, has been appointed Treasurer of the Executive Committee of the Seminole County Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Bill is a Shareholder and a member of MSL’s Governmental Practice Group. He is the Firm's Shareholder in charge of Quality Control and has over 25 years of public and private sector accounting experience.
MSL TO SUPPORT THE FLORIDA HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION AS A PLATINUM LEGACY DONOR FOR THE ASSOCIATION'S NEW EDUCATION AND TRAINING CENTER
MSL is honored to be a $100,000 Platinum Legacy Donor for the Florida Health Care Association's new Education and Training Center. The Association’s current headquarters is limited and no longer equipped to meet their space needs. It’s time to invest in the future and enhance the existing building and infrastructure, and in turn, elevate the quality of how the association meets members’ needs.
FHCA’s Education and Training Center will foster an environment suited to the needs of the members served, with nearly 6,000 square feet of accessible indoor/outdoor meeting space and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment to keep pace with the technologies that help improve how content is delivered. The new center will have the capacity to serve nearly 200 attendees, with options to hold smaller events for groups requiring more intimate setting.
JULIE BAIRD HONORED BY GREAT MIAMI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Julie Baird a Shareholder, leader of the Firm's Miami office and the chairwoman of the Firm’s Board of Directors was recognized by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce with the Banking/Finance Award at the Salute to Miami’s Leaders Awards luncheon.
Julie has been involved with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce for more than 15 years. MSL has been a Trustee member of the chamber for many years and a frequent sponsor of the NOVO Awards. Julie is a member of the chamber’s Board of Directors, the Not-For-Profit and Business Committee and the Finance Committee. Julie is an Alumna of Leadership Miami and has participated as a judge for the NOVO Awards.
COMMUNITY RAINBOW RUN HONORING VICTIMS OF THE PULSE TRAGEDY
MSL participated in the 4.9k @CommUNITY Rainbow Run on June 12th, the one year anniversary of the Pulse tragedy to honor the 49 lives that were lost and to celebrate the diverse backgrounds that brought everyone together in the healing process following that tragic day.
Visit the One Pulse Foundation website at onepulsefoundation.org for more info and to find out how you can help. We will not let hate win. We will stand united. We are One Pulse. We are One Orlando.
Florida Government Finance Officers Association
June 9 - 14, 2018 – Marriot World Center, Orlando, FL
Florida Health Care Association
July 15 - 19, 2018 – Annual Conference, Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood, FL
July 28 - August 1, 2018 – 55th Annual Convention & Exposition, Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee, FL
Florida Government Finance Officers Association
June 8 - 12, 2019 – Annual Conference, Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood, FL
Florida Health Care Association
August 4 - 8, 2019 – Annual Conference, Hyatt Orlando, Orlando, FL
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