Today’s High Velocity Radio featured a panel of Tax Experts assembled by Bonnie Buol Ruszczyk and theÂ Georgia Society of CPAs. Bonnie co-hosted the show today with regular host Stone Payton.
Bonnie Buol Ruszczyk is the president and founder of BBR Marketing, a firm that provides marketing strategy and services to professional services firms.
Check Out The GSCPA’s Upcoming Event Here:
Southeastern Accounting Show (8/29 & 8/30)
And Here’s A Little Background Info On Our Panel Members . . .
Carlye W. Buchanan/ Windham Brannon, PC
Carlye W. Buchanan is a principal withÂ Windham Brannonâ€™s tax division. Carlye specializes in complex multi-state service businesses, large not for profit organizations, and high net worth individual income tax planning and preparation. She performs and enjoys extensive projects on various accounting topics that require significant interpretation of tax law.
Carlye’s specializations include Large Not-for-Profit Organizations, Complex Multi-State Tax Services, and High Net Worth Individuals with Multi-State Returns.
Marc Schwartz/Schwartz International
Marc Schwartz is a partner with Schwartz International, a firm that takes pride in providing an alternative forÂ companies and individuals looking for top-tier international tax consulting expertise with the flexibility,Â responsiveness and personal touch only a smaller firm can provide. Marc has lived and worked in the US andÂ abroad in both governmental and private sector roles. His diversified experience has allowed him to bring a globalÂ perspective to the business. He holds a B.A. from Colgate University, a Masterâ€™s in International Affairs fromÂ Columbia University, and a law degree from Emory University. He is also a CPA.
Colin E. Blalock/Jones and Kolb, CPA
Colin E. Blalock, CPA, PFS, CFP, was admitted to the firm Jones and Kolb as a shareholder in 1986. Prior to joining Jones and Kolb, he was with the Internal Revenue Service in Atlanta and later became a partner with a regional CPA firm. Since 1971, Colin’s practice has been concentrated in the areas of nonprofit organizations, corporate and individual taxation, and representation in IRS tax controversies.
Colin received the Personal Financial Specialist designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Certified Financial Planner designation from the College for Financial Planning. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA), The Georgia Society of Association Executives, the Financial Planning Association and the Atlanta Alumni of Revenue Agents.
Colin is the Immediate Past Chair of the Georgia Society of CPAs. He is the past President and a Trustee of Georgia Federal Tax Conference. Colin is a member and past Chair of the Gulf Coast TaxÂ Exempt/Governmental Entities IRS Advisory Council. He is a member and past chair of the Taxation Forum Conference task force, Nonprofit Conference and the Taxation Section of the GSCPA. Colin is a prolific speaker on tax topics and facilitates several discussion groups. In 2002, he received the â€œDistinguished Service Awardâ€ from the GSCPA Continuing Education Committee. Colin was selected the 2006-2007 “Executive-in-Residence” for the School of Accountancy of Georgia Southern University. Colin was recognized by Atlanta Business Chronicle in its selection of Who’s Who In Accounting 2011.
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Denise W. Grove/CFO Support, Inc. – CEO & Founder/ Georgia Society of CPAs – State Treasurer and Board of Directors Member
Denise W. Grove, a CPA with over 30 years of experience, foundedÂ CFO Support, Inc. in 1998 to provide customized finance and accounting consulting services to organizations requiring in-house expertise on a part-time basis or with needs beyond their staff resources. Deniseâ€™s vast experience in public, private and start-up organizations assists owners and management in developing key performance measures to grow their companies and establishing cost-effective finance and accountingÂ models to achieve overall entity improved financial performance. Her background is an outstanding combination of experience in large to small and public or privately held companies to offer broad based accounting and business advice.
Denise is active in her profession serving in national, state and local volunteer positions with theÂ American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA). On a national level, Denise served for seven years on the editorial board for theÂ Journal of Accountancy.