Accountants + Business Advisors



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...

We Can Help our Employees Address their Student Debt Crisis Head On


By Chuck Mullen, CPA, CMA, MTax, CGMA | Chairman A lot has changed. That phrase can be used for a number of things. Take for example how we consume music. No longer do we purchase cassette tapes to play on massive boomboxes, but rather, we can download virtually...


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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...

How Lettuce Went Techy: Understanding Blockchain


This article is Part 2 of a series written by Apple Growth Partners to introduce emerging technology to clients and business owners. By Brandon Fredericks, CPA  The great Lettuce Crisis of 2018. As you may recall, at the end...

Changes to Proposed Overtime Rules


By Susan Peirce, CPA, MTax | Principal | Audit & Assurance [caption id="attachment_1839" align="alignright" width="101"] Susan Peirce, CPA, MTax[/caption] On Thursday, March 7, 2019, the Department of Labor (DOL) finally issued its proposed replacement of the Obama administration’s controversial...