Accountants + Business Advisors



Apple Growth Partners Receives Top Workplace 2019 Award from The Plain Dealer


AKRON, Ohio – (June 16, 2019) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP), accounting and business advisory firm, has been awarded a Top Workplace 2019 honor by The Plain Dealer. The list is solely based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a...

Apple Growth Partners Receives Regional Awards for Female Leaders


AKRON, Ohio – (March 25, 2019) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP), award-winning accounting and business advisory firm, is proud to announce two employees received honors designated for female professionals. [caption id="attachment_1772" align="alignright" width="125"] Krista Steedly[/caption] Krista Steedly, supervisor in audit and assurance, was featured in the Notable Women...

Apple Growth Partners Receives Best Employers in Ohio Recognition


AKRON, Ohio – (February 20, 2019) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP), accounting and business advisory firm, was recently named one of the 2019 Best Employers in Ohio. The annual list of the Best Employers in Ohio was created by the Ohio Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) State...


Healthy Growth

What is an ESOP Feasibility Study?


By Matt Silla, ASA, CFA If you’ve decided to take a closer look at an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) for your succession plan, you may be wondering what the next steps are. The typical next step is an...

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Does an ESOP Make Sense for My Succession Plan?


[caption id="attachment_1303" align="alignright" width="150"] Matt Silla, ASA, CFA[/caption] By Matt Silla, ASA, CFA | Senior Manager - Business Valuation  As a business owner, you have to make many decisions, including how, and when, it’s time for you to move...

Transforming the Automotive Industry Through Empowering Women


By Bethany Dria, Senior Associate Despite ride-share services, like Uber and Lyft, shifting how people are transported place to place, car ownership is still on the rise, including the demand for used vehicles. Car dealerships should evolve the sales...