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Promotions at Apple Growth Partners


Promotions at Apple Growth Partners

CLEVELAND & AKRON, OHIO–(July 14, 2014)–Both Burnoski and Hall will be responsible for all aspects of AGP’s assurance and tax departments including quality control, training and development, client acceptance and continuance, technical resources and scheduling.

“Susan and Julie are outstanding professionals with the experience and knowledge required to manage the delivery of our two core professional services lines at the highest level,” said Harold Gaar, AGP’s chief executive officer. “We are fortunate to have them on our leadership team.”

Burnoski joined AGP as a tax intern in 2005, and began full-time in the audit department in 2007.  Her areas of concentration include financial audits, compilations and reviews, and employee benefit plan audits. Susan provides internal Firm training on audit documentation software and data analysis software. She is a member of the Firm’s real estate and construction niche, co-chair of its women’s group and also served on the Apple Growth Partners Community Outreach Charitable Giving Fund committee. Susan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, Torchbearers, and the Firm’s leadership development team.

Hall joined Apple Growth Partners in 2012 as a tax manager. She had 14 years of public accounting experience prior to joining AGP, focusing on partnership taxation and the real estate industry. She excels in ownership structuring, projections, technical terminations, like-kind exchanges and debt financed distributions. Julie has a reputation for consistently exceeding expectations in cost savings, client service, and relationship management.

Apple Growth Partners has offices in Akron and Cleveland and serves the Northeast Ohio market and beyond. With nearly 100 professionals, Apple 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 and asset management solutions.

AGP is an independent accounting Firm associated with the BDO Seidman Alliance. The BDO Seidman Alliance is a division of BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation’s leading professional services Firms.  BDO USA serves clients through 52 offices and more than 400 independent Alliance Firm locations nationwide. Additionally, Apple Growth Partners can access the resources of the global BDO network comprising 1,264 offices in 144 countries.