Accountants + Business Advisors



#FlyByAGP in Cleveland and Akron-Canton


We're expanding our reach - welcoming travelers to Cleveland Hopkins (CLE) Airport and Akron-Canton (CAK) airport! If you see our larger than life ads, we want to see your pictures! Snap a picture with our ad and post it to your social media channels with #FlyByAGP. All hashtags...

Apple Growth Partners Named Top Workplace 11th Consecutive Year


Akron, Ohio -- (August 21, 2018) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP) is proud to be recognized by the ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work in 2018 for the 11th consecutive year. NorthCoast 99 is in its 20th year of recognizing great places to...

Webinar: What Drives Share Price in Your ESOP Company?


Register today for an upcoming webinar hosted by Eric Flickinger, business valuation manager. Webinar: What Drives Share Price in Your ESOP Company? Generating profits is commonly (and obviously) a strong driver to growing share value, but it's certainly not the only factor. In fact, it's possible that a...


Healthy Growth

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”....

Women Business Owners: Take Advantage of Unique Certifications


By Kristian Doty, CPA, MSA 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...

Charitable Deduction Appraisals Now Finalized by IRS


By Jason Bogniard, MBA, ASA, CVA, EA After ten years of contemplation, The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations related to the substantiation and reporting rules for cash and noncash gifts. The final rules are effective as of...