Apple Growth Partners

Why Your Succession Plan Needs a Valuation Partner

by Bethany Dria, Senior Associate, Business Valuation Business owners preparing a succession plan should consider the five W’s: who will take over the business, when will you retire, what will happen to the company, where will the company be regarding growth, customers, and innovation when you decide to retire, and why, which is simple… to …

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Free CLE Webinar: How to Prepare for the New Revenue Recognition & Leasing Standards

Register for our free Apple Talks Webinar – Free CLE Credit Available Topic: How to Prepare for the New Revenue Recognition & Leading Standards Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Time: 11:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m. EST Presenters: Sheila Beck, CPA – Senior Manager, Audit & Assurance Brandon Fredericks, CPA – Senior Manager, Audit & Assurance January …

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Is Your Accountant Proactively Thinking of You? Here’s a Quick Test.

By Toby Kaye, CPA/ABV The top questions I hear from prospective business owner clients are: “Is your firm proactive in tax planning?” “Will you be thinking about me and how to capitalize on tax planning opportunities for my business?” Apple Growth Partners promotes a culture of continuously reviewing how to improve our client’s tax results, …

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Apple Growth Partners’ Tax Supervisor Earns Prestigious Award from NSME Akron/Canton™

Akron, Ohio – (November 1, 2018) – Accounting and business advisory firm Apple Growth Partners (AGP) proudly announces Kristy Angerstien, tax supervisor, as one of upcoming National Sales & Marketing Executives (NSME) Akron/Canton™ Achievements in Excellence Award™ recipients.  Angerstien will be recognized during the 47th annual Accent on Excellence event held on February 26, 2019, …

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Apple Growth Partners Consolidates Cleveland Workforce

Cleveland, OH — (November 5, 2018) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP) has been operating two locations in Cleveland since 2004, currently with offices and staff located in Independence and Beachwood. Effective November 5, approximately 35 employees from both offices will be consolidating into a new office also located in Beachwood. The recent combination for the …

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Focusing on an Engaged Workforce Starts with You, Our Employees

By Chuck Mullen, CPA, CMA, MTax, CGMA – Chairman The only constant is change. The mark of a progressive culture is a company whereby its leaders are flexible and embracive of fresh ideas and advancements. Remember when companies would require suits, every day, regardless of an employee’s job or meetings scheduled that day? In 2017, …

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Protect Your Employee Benefit Plans from a Cyber-Attack

By  Susan P. Burnoski, CPA, MAcc and Krista Steedly, MAcc Cybersecurity is more than a buzzword; it impacts both professional and personal online use. Most people recognize the basic risks of cybersecurity; for example, ensuring an online payment site begins with “https”. However, when you think of “cybersecurity”, do you think of your employee benefit plans? Plan sponsors …

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Women Business Owners: Take Advantage of Unique Certifications

By AGP’s Women Business Owner Initiative  One of the shared values of Apple Growth Partners is “Commitment to Excellence”. We strive to improve ourselves by playing to our strengths continually. Apple Growth Partners is proud to work with women business owners in Northeast Ohio and beyond, supported by a well-qualified team of nearly 30 female …

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