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Apple Growth Partners Promotes Paul Martin to Manager in the Tax Department


Apple Growth Partners Promotes Paul Martin to Manager in the Tax Department

CLEVELAND & AKRON, OHIO– (November 24, 2014)—Apple Growth Partners has promoted Paul Martin, CPA, to manager in the tax department effective immediately.

Martin joined AGP as a full-time associate in 2009 after obtaining his bachelor of science in accountancy from John Carroll University in 2008.  In 2010 Martin earned his MBA from John Carroll. His areas of concentration include tax planning and compliance, consulting, succession planning, and assistance with mergers and acquisitions.

“Paul is an outstanding business advisor and accountant. His passion is working with privately held businesses,” said Harold Gaar, AGP’s chief executive officer. “If you ask Paul, I think he’d tell you that helping business owners achieve their goals is what he likes most about his profession.”

Martin serves on the Firm’s manufacturing niche, assists with employee training and as a mentor to AGP’s staff.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.  He serves on the membership committee of Rotary Club of Solon and on the board of directors of the Actors Summit Theater.

A native of Youngstown, OH, Martin lives in Hudson with his wife Jane and their daughter Elizabeth.

Apple Growth Partners has offices in Akron and Cleveland and serves the Northeast Ohio market and beyond. Apple 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 and asset management solutions.

AGP is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting and service firms with similar client service goals. The BDO Alliance USA presents an opportunity for firms to expand services to clients without jeopardizing our existing relationships or our autonomy by accessing the resources of BDO USA, LLP and other Alliance members. The BDO Alliance USA was developed to provide Member firms with an alternative strategy for gaining competitive advantage in the face of a changing business landscape. The Alliance represents an opportunity for BDO to enhance relationships with reputable firms that share a mutual business understanding. The BDO Alliance USA is a subsidiary of BDO USA, LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership.