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EFPR Group Announces Four New Partners

January, 2019 –  EFPR Group, LLP is proud to announce four individuals with the Firm have been promoted to partner: Richele Emich-Sharn, Thomas F. Niles, Maureen M. Rutecki, and David A. Urban.

“We are excited to promote these four individuals to Partner,” said Jim Marasco, Managing Partner of EFPR Group, LLP. “They are valuable members of the Firm and each play a critical role in helping us achieve our strategic goals in the areas in which they specialize.”

Richele Emich-Sharn, CPA is part of EFPR Group’s Tax and Business Services department. She has been with the Firm for 20 years and works extensively with the international taxation side of the practice. She works with clients in the U.S. and abroad to assist them with the IRS streamlined procedures process to bring individuals into compliance. She also assists with expatriate and inpatriate returns, hypothetical tax calculations, equalization calculations, totalization certificate planning and application, and other aspects of international taxation including personal 1040’s, tax planning, preparation and advice.

Tom Niles, CPA, CIA is part of StoneBridge Business Partners, an affiliated consulting company, and a member of EFPR Group’s Business Valuation Forensic and Litigation Services Group. He has over 15 years of public accounting and compliance auditing experience and travels regularly throughout the country conducting audits. His current focus is in the healthcare field, specifically distribution, manufacturing and group purchasing audits. Tom has also assisted on a number of litigation, forensic and fraud related engagements and manages client relationships in the franchise, governmental and healthcare fields.

Maureen Rutecki, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, MBA is part of StoneBridge Business Partners, an affiliated consulting company, and a member of EFPR Group’s Business Valuation, Forensic and Litigation Services Group. She specializes in valuation, litigation and consulting services. Maureen has significant healthcare industry experience, including, physician practices, ambulatory surgery centers, home health care agencies and dental practices, among others. She also has significant real estate company industry experience, including complex family entities, and also serves on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Business Valuation Committee.

David Urban, CPA, MBA is part of EFPR Group’s Attest department. He is responsible for providing audit, accounting and consulting services for numerous nonprofit organizations. He has over 30 years of public accounting experience. His clients have included cultural organizations, health and human service agencies, Article 28 health clinics, non-profit medical practices, religious entities, HUD Insured projects and various Federal, State and Local Governmental Entities.

EFPR Group, LLP, is one of Western New York’s largest accounting and business consulting firms serving clients across the United States and internationally. The firm is headquartered in Rochester, New York with offices in Buffalo, Corning, The Finger Lakes, New York City and Jupiter, Florida.

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