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Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds Continues Stance in World Trademark Review Silver Categor

January 20, 2016 (Boston, MA) - For the sixth consecutive year, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds has been recognized by World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals.  This year, the firm continues to be ranked in the Silver category, described by WTR as "eminent practices and individuals [that] also attract extensive feedback and are renowned for their top-end work."  According to WTR, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds maintains a laser focus on science and engineering.  Firm President John DuPré and Principal Susan Glovsky were both individually honored in the Silver category.  WTR recognized John DuPré and Susan Glovsky for handling both contentious and non contentious projects.  Quoting industry professionals, John DuPré "has deep knowledge of trademark matters," and Susan Glovsky "has an unerring instinct for how to achieve your company's objectives."   WTR distinguishes Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds:   Reflecting the local economy, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds maintains a laser focus on science and engineering. Its dual proficiency in hard and soft intellectual property makes for incredible efficiency - its practitioners effortlessly manage mixed portfolios, with one key relationship partner taking care of each client's every need. "Safe pair of hands" John DuPré "has deep knowledge of trademark matters" and "is a clear, responsive communicator with a commercial approach". "DuPré and his team consistently provide invaluable counsel. They know the law inside out and give practical, business-orientated advice. They are trusted partners and play a key role in their clients' success." DuPré handles both contentious and non-contentious projects; as does Susan Glovsky, who is "a pleasure to work with": "She keeps your company's objectives at the forefront of her mind and has an unerring instinct for how to achieve them. She is also an expert in international and US prosecution."   The WTR 1000 list is a prestigious ranking that focuses exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners. World Trademark Review's recognition of Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds reflects the extensive research conducted by the publication. Specifically, WTR states that it "conducted telephone interviews and exchanged correspondence over a four-month period with hundreds of lawyers, attorneys and their clients involved with trademarks; we also gathered written submissions from firms detailing their recent activity in the field. Individuals qualify for inclusion in the WTR 1000 upon receiving sufficient positive feedback from market sources with knowledge of their practice and the market within which they operate."   According to WTR, the listings are "truly comprehensive, and we believe that it will continue to be a valuable tool for brand owners to use in considering their choice of external counsel." View our full listing in World Trademark Review.

John Colucci Named to McLane Middleton’s Management Committee


AAFCPAs Promotes Five to Partner to Support Firm Growth


AAFCPAs Promotes Five to Partner to Support Firm Growth

AAFCPAs is excited to announce the promotion of five additional Partners to our team. Julie Chevalier, Dan Stanhope, Matt Troiano, Charlie Webb, and Matthew Boyle provide best value assurance, tax & advisory solutions, with outstanding client service to AAFCPAs’ growing client list of nonprofit organizations, privately-held commercial companies, and high-net-worth individuals & their families. Julie Chevalier, CPA, Tax Partner Julie is responsible for ensuring that clients minimize tax obligations with cutting-edge solutions based upon proven effective and reliable tax expertise. Her skills are concentrated on state and local taxation (SALT), including: income, franchise, property, payroll and sales & use taxes. She is highly sought-after for her knowledge on issues related to: physical presence versus economic nexus; state apportionment; tax exposure in relation to FIN 48 financial reporting; and the tax implications of multi-state transactions, such as: mergers, acquisitions, expansions and relocations. Click here to read Julie’s full profile. Contact: 774.512.4037  |  jchevalier@aafcpa.com Daniel Stanhope, CPA, MSA, Partner Dan leads high-energy engagement teams in providing assurance solutions to clients across a wide variety of privately-held commercial industries, including: construction, manufacturing & distribution, professional services, architecture & engineering, and insurance. Dan has extensive experience in the construction industry, providing solutions to general contractors and subcontractors from $500,000 to over $1B in annual volume, assisting them with profit improvement and tax saving strategies.  Click here to read Dan’s full profile. Contact: 774.512.4134  |  dstanhope@aafcpa.com  Matthew Troiano, CPA, Partner Matt is a hands-on leader in the firm’s community and economic development practice, serving community development corporations (CDCs), affordable housing and mixed-use real estate projects, and their lending institutions.  He advises these sophisticated nonprofits and their related for-profit limited partnerships, providing assurance solutions and assessing tax situations to help maximize profits while minimizing tax liability.  Click here to read Matt’s full profile. Contact: 774.512.4022  |  mtroiano@aafcpa.com   Charles Webb, CPA, Partner Charlie specializes in providing assurance, tax planning and consulting solutions to sophisticated nonprofit organizations. He is a leader in serving the firm’s healthcare clients, including: community health centers, home health agencies, and nursing homes & senior care living organizations. Charlie is a dedicated and valued resource to clients, providing guidance in the areas of: accounting for complex debt financing, compliance with Federal and state regulatory requirements, healthcare industry benchmarking, and increasing operational efficiency while maintaining sound internal controls. Click here to read Charlie’s full profile. Contact: 774.512.4046  |  cwebb@aafcpa.com  Matthew Boyle, MBA, Partner Matthew Boyle brings strategic business insight to the AAFCPAs Partner team.  He is recognized as an authority in the field of accounting marketing, and his expertise and cutting-edge thinking has been recognized nationally by industry leaders and business executives alike.  Matthew has over 13 years of experience in leading high-energy teams, and transforming organizations to grow by institutionalizing disciplines that lead to excellent client service.  He is a valuable member of AAFCPAs’ strategic management team, and continues in his capacity as Partner and Chief Marketing Officer enthusiastically championing the firm’s mission: to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for all AAF constituents.  Click here to read Matthew’s full profile. Contact: 774.512.4125  |  mboyle@aafcpa.com  AAFCPAs is home to some of the most highly skilled CPAs and business advisors in the nation. Our Partners, Directors, and Managers are exceptional in many ways. We are fully engrossed in diverse industries and work closely together to best serve our client base with the distinction of excellence.  Click here to learn more about our team of advisors. Please join us in welcoming the New Year 2016 and congratulating AAFCPAs’ five new Partners: Julie, Dan, Matt, Charlie and Matthew.

 About AAFCPAs

AAFCPAs is an attractive alternative to the Big 4 and National CPA firms. We provide best-value assurance, tax, business consulting, and information technology advisory solutions to nonprofit organizations, commercial companies, wealthy individuals, and estates. Since 1973, AAF’s sincere approach to business and service excellence has attracted discerning clients along with the best and brightest CPA and consulting professionals. AAF donates 10% of its net profits annually to nonprofit organizations. AAFCPAs is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA. This provides us with seamless national and global reach for our clients, as well as access to the resources of the fifth largest CPA firm in the world. Our pay-as-you-use model is considered advantageous by our diverse clients who appreciate exceptional value.

SBANE “Calls for Nominations” for 2016 New England Innovation Awards


Notice of SBANE Annual Meeting

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 

SBANE Presents Senior Executive Circle, Your Peer Advisory Group


SBANE Announces the Winners of the 2015 Innovation Awards


173 Companies Nominated for 2015 SBANE New England Innovation Awards


SBANE “Calls for Nominations” for 2015 New England Innovation Awards


SBANE Announces Board Members for the 2014-2015 year

For Immediate Release