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Apple Growth Partners Wins NorthCoast99 Award


Apple Growth Partners Wins NorthCoast99 Award

North Coast 99 WinnerFirm recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 great workplaces for top talent.

CLEVELAND & AKRON, OHIO — (September 1, 2015) – ERC has once again recognized Apple Growth Partners (AGP) as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work. This is the eighth consecutive year that Apple Growth Partners has won the coveted NorthCoast 99 Top Workplace award.

“It’s really nice when your team confirms that they think this is a great place to work,” said Harold Gaar, AGP’s chief executive officer. “We’re certainly not perfect but we work hard to make AGP a place where people want to be.”

This is the 17th year for the NorthCoast99 award, which recognizes organizations for their ability to maintain a great workplace that supports the attraction, retention, and motivation of Top Performers. The program was developed and is presented by ERC. ERC is Northeast Ohio’s leading and largest professional organization dedicated to HR practices, programs and services.

“This award reflects upon each employee who works hard to represent Apple Growth Partners and the values we uphold Firm-wide,” said Katie Lee, AGP’s human resources manager. “We have exciting initiatives and strong talent to execute them, it’s just one of the many reasons we are pleased to be recognized as a Northcoast 99 winner.”

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 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.