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August 19, 2019

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs Announces New Office Address and Brand Identity – GRF CPAs & Advisors

The newly rebranded GRF CPAs & Advisors continues to serve a diverse client base with expanded advisory services. Bethesda, MD, August 19, 2019 – Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs, a full-service professional services firm providing clients with audit, tax, outsourced accounting and advisory solutions, announced today the firm has relocated its Metro Washington, DC-area office…

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August 5, 2019

GRF Climbs in INSIDE Public Accounting’s Ranking of Top U.S. Accounting Firms

Up from #158 in 2018, Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs (GRF) is honored to be ranked #152 among the Top U.S. Accounting Firms by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA). The IPA 200 ranks firms by net revenue compiled by analyzing more than 500 survey responses from the largest accounting firms in the nation. For the seventh consecutive year,…

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July 29, 2019

2019 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman was recently named as one of the 2019 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for. Accounting Today has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers…

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July 11, 2019

Gelman, Rosenberg, & Freedman Receives Inaugural Humentum OpEx Industry Award

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs (GRF) is honored to receive Humentum’s 2019 OpEx Industry award. This award honors individuals or teams who understand the unique challenges within the International NGO sector and are dedicated to creating a positive social impact through innovation, collaboration, and dedication. The inaugural award was presented to GRF Partner Robert Albrecht,…

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July 10, 2019

The EXCEL Award Recognizes Outstanding Nonprofit Leaders

Executive leaders of nonprofits are frequently unsung heroes. They devote tireless efforts toward advancing their missions, resourcefully overcoming challenges despite insufficient budgets and limited staff. They inspire us with their generosity, commitment and drive, making our community better for all who live here. The EXCEL Award offers an opportunity to recognize and shine the light…

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February 28, 2019

GRF Recognized Among the Top Accounting Firms in Washington, DC

Once again, Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs (GRF) is recognized as a top 25 accounting firm by the Washington Business Journal (WBJ). WBJ ranks firms on the number of metro-area professionals and publishes the results in its annual Book of Lists. Click here for the full list of the 2018 Largest Accounting Firms in Greater…

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February 28, 2019

Darren Hulem Earns the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) PCI Professional (PCIP) Certification

GRF Network Administrator Auditor Darren Hulem, PCIP, Security+ has passed the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) PCI Professional (PCIP) Exam. The PCIP certification demonstrates professional knowledge and understanding of PCI Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). PCI Professionals can advise organizations on PCI DSS requirements, how to build and maintain a secure payment…

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January 15, 2019

Managing Partner Jackie Cardello, CPA Recognized in The Responsible 100

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman Managing Partner Jackie Cardello, CPA was recognized by City & State New York with their annual The Responsible 100 award. This award honors an elite group who set new standards of excellence, dedication and leadership in improving their communities and making transformative change. This year, City & State New York selected…

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January 4, 2019

GRF Audit Supervisor Mac Lillard Earns the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) PCI Professional (PCIP) Certification

GRF Audit Supervisor Mac Lillard, CPA, CISA, CITP, PCIP, CFE  recently passed the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) PCI Professional (PCIP) Exam. The PCIP certification demonstrates professional knowledge and understanding of PCI Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). PCI Professionals can advise organizations on PCI DSS requirements, how to build and maintain a…

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December 13, 2018

Hackers fooled Save the Children into sending $1 million to a phony account

GRF Nonprofit Tax Partner Richard Locastro, CPA, JD weighs in on the growing number of organizations, including nonprofits, falling victim to cyberscams. Read The Boston Globe article, “Hackers fooled Save the Children into sending $1 million to a phony account.” Read the article