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Apple Growth Partners adds New Director


Apple Growth Partners adds New Director

CLEVELAND & AKRON, OHIO– (March 1, 2016)—Erin McCafferty has joined Apple Growth Partners (AGP) as the new director of operations.

McCafferty joins the Firm with more than a decade of experience in office administration gained via employment with a number of local law firms. She holds a Juris Doctorate from Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs from The Ohio State University, Master in Arts in Guidance and Counseling from Bowling Green State University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from St. Mary’s College.

“We are very excited to have Erin join our team!” said Dave Gaino, chairman, “Her expertise and leadership experience will afford us the opportunity to continue to grow and expand our service offering to our clients.”

She will oversee all operational activities and serve as a liaison to the executive committee. Erin’s experience includes, but is not limited to: leadership, problem resolution, needs assessment for various processes, compensation policies and practices, policy administration and employee engagement.

“Erin possesses the rare ability to balance professionalism with approachability and friendliness.” said Chuck Mullen, principal and director of the tax department, “We are absolutely delighted to have her on the Apple Growth Partners team.”

Apple Growth Partners has offices in Akron and Cleveland and serves the Northeast Ohio market and beyond. AGP focuses on assisting privately held businesses and their families achieve healthy growth. AGP offers a full range of attest, tax planning and compliance, business valuation, litigation consulting and transactional advisory services. Through its strategic partnerships, Apple also provides financial planning, asset management solutions, ACA reporting compliance and third party administration of retirement and health plans.

AGP is an independent accounting Firm associated with the BDO Alliance USA. BDO Alliance USA is a division of BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation’s leading professional services Firms. BDO USA serves clients through 58 offices and more than 400 independent Alliance Firm locations nationwide. Additionally, Apple Growth Partners can access the resources of the global BDO network comprising 1,328 offices in 151 countries.