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2014 Archives

October 2014
  • Jennifer Gardner joins P&N as Consulting Manager

    P&N is proud to announce Jennifer Gardner, CIA has joined P&N as a Consulting Manager in the firm’s New Orleans area practice. Jennifer is a graduate of Louisiana State University and has over nine years of internal audit experience. Read More.

  • Bill Balhoff Receives Outstanding Visionary Award

    Postlethwaite & Netterville, is proud to announce that Bill Balhoff, Managing Director and CEO, has been honored with the Outstanding Visionary Award by the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants...more

September 2014
  • P&N Welcomes Wendy Hutchins as a Business Development Manager

    Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC (P&N), a top 100 U.S. public accounting firm and the largest Louisiana-based accounting firm, is pleased to welcome Wendy Hutchins as a Business Development Manager in the firm’s consulting division...more

  • Postlethwaite & Netterville Named One of the Top U.S. Accounting Firms

    P&N  was again named one of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S. by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. With over $49 million in net revenue, P&N was ranked the 69th largest firm in the U.S. P&N is the only Louisiana-based firm to make the list again this year...more

  • Joey Richard Selected to Receive LCPA Life Membership Award

    P&N is proud to announce that Albert J. "Joey" Richard, III, a Director in the firm’s Accounting and Assurance Services Group, has been selected to receive the Society of Louisiana CPAs (LCPA) 2014 Life Membership Award...more

August 2014
  • Dean Martin Joins P&N as Associate Director

    P&N is proud to announce that Dean Martin, Jr., CPA has joined P&N as a Tax Associate Director in the firm’s New Orleans area practice effective August 25...more

  • P&N Welcomes Elaine Fitzpatrick as Audit Director of the New Orleans Practice

    P&N a top 100 U.S. public accounting firm and the largest Louisiana-based public accounting firm, is pleased to welcome Elaine Fitzpatrick, CPA, as an Audit Director of the firm’s New Orleans area practice, effective August 11...more

June 2014
  • P&N Tech Announces Partnership with Pure Storage

    P&N Tech, the technology division of Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC (P&N), is proud to announce a new partnership with Pure Storage, an all-flash enterprise storage company that enables the broad deployment of flash in data centers. Pure Storage’s innovative flash array technology and customer service philosophy enables customer organizations to increase, speed, space, performance, and efficiency while decreasing the total cost of ownership for their storage solution...more

May 2014
  • IASB and FASB Issue Converged Standard on Revenue Recognition

    On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), which is responsible for International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), which is responsible for U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP), issued jointly a converged standard on the recognition of revenue from contracts with customers...more

  • Lexi McWiggins Wins National Marketing Award

    P&N is proud to announce that Lexi McWiggins, a Senior Marketing Coordinator in the firm’s New Orleans area office, has been named “2014 Rookie of the Year” by the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM)...more

April 2014
  • P&N Tech Named a Juniper Elite Partner

    P&N Tech, the technology division of Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC (P&N), is proud to announce that it has been named an Elite Partner in Juniper Networks' Partner Program. Elite Partners are recognized for their professional proficiency and advanced technical knowledge...more

  • Laura Soileau Named "Emerging Leader" by The Institute of Internal Auditors

    P&N is proud to announce that Laura Soileau, CIA, CRMA, CFE, CPA, CGMA, an Associate Director in the firm’s Consulting Services Group and leader for the Control and Risk Advisory practice area, has been named one of the twenty “Emerging Leaders” by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Laura is featured in IIA’s Internal Auditor magazine’s April cover story, “Taking the Lead”, which identifies impactful individuals in the internal audit community, who have become leaders in the profession through their quality work and innovative thinking...more

March 2014
  • P&N Tech Becomes a Microsoft Authorized Education Reseller

    P&N Tech, the technology division of Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC (P&N), is proud to announce that it has become a Microsoft Authorized Education Reseller (AER). The AER program enables partners to assist students and teachers by realizing their full potential through innovative information and communication technology solutions...more

  • P&N Named One of the Top U.S. Accounting Firms

    P&N was named one of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S. by Accounting Today magazine. With over $47 million in net revenue, P&N was ranked the 70th largest firm in the U.S., moving up from 71st in 2013. P&N is the only Louisiana-based firm to make the list again this year...more

January 2014
  • Bill Balhoff Named the 2014 Businessperson of the Year

    Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC (P&N), a top 100 U.S. public accounting firm and the largest Louisiana-based accounting and consulting firm, is proud to announce that Bill Balhoff, Managing Director and CEO, has been named the 2014 Businessperson of the Year by the Baton Rouge Business Report and Junior Achievement. Bill was selected for this honor based on his broad impact on the Baton Rouge community...more

  • William Beck and Thomas Gurtner Join P&N Tech as Account Managers

    New Orleans, La. - P&N Tech (PNT), the technology division of Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC (P&N), is proud to announce that William Beck and Thomas Gurtner have joined P&N Tech as Account Managers. Will and Tom will be working in the P&N Tech New Orleans office and will serve the New Orleans market...more

  • 2013 Archives

December 2013
  • Postlethwaite & Netterville Participates in the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program

    Postlethwaite & Netterville, A Professional Accounting Corporation (P&N), is proud to announce its support of the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program this holiday season. A total of 138 participants, firm-wide, donated bikes, clothing, and toys to Angels whose families are unable to provide gifts and clothing to their children during the holidays...more

November 2013
  • Danielle Guilbeau Joins P&N Tech as Account Executive

    Lafayette, La. - P&N Tech (PNT), the technology division of Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC (P&N), is proud to announce that Danielle Guilbeau has joined P&N Tech in Lafayette as Account Executive. Danielle joins PNT from DETEL Computer Solutions, LLC, where she was Account Executive. Danielle has over a decade of experience with assisting clients in the implementation of strategic business network solutions...more

October 2013
  • Wayne Macaluso Joins P&N Tech as Director of Sales

    P&N Tech, the technology division of Postlethwaite & Netterville, is proud to announce that Wayne Macaluso, CME, CSE, has joined P&N Tech as Director of Sales. Wayne has nearly 30 years of experience with strategic sales and business planning...more

September 2013
  • Bonnie Hunt Marcantel Appointed as Member of the AICPA's EBPAQC Executive Committee

    Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC (P&N), a top 100 U.S. public accounting firm and the largest Louisiana-based accounting and consulting firm, is proud to announce that Bonnie Hunt Marcantel, Director in the Accounting and Assurance Services Group, has been appointed as a member of the AICPA's Employee Benefits Plans Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC) Executive Committee for the 2013-2014 service year beginning this October...more

  • Postlethwaite & Netterville Named One of the Top U.S. Accounting Firms

    Postlethwaite & Netterville, A Professional Accounting Corporation (P&N), was again named one of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S. by INSIDE Public Accounting Magazine. With over $47 million in net revenue, P&N was ranked the 69th largest firm in the U.S. P&N is the only Louisiana-based firm to make the list again this year...more

  • Bill Balhoff Named Among the “Top 100 Most Influential People” in the Accounting Industry

    P&N is proud to announce that Bill Balhoff, Managing Director and CEO, has been named one of the "Top 100 Most Influential People" in the accounting industry by Accounting Today. Bill serves as the current Vice Chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' (AICPA) Board of Directors and has become a leader in the accounting industry with over 35 years of experience in both volunteer and leadership roles...more

  • Cliff Bernard Returns to P&N as Regional Operations Manager

    P&N Tech, the technology division of Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC (P&N), is proud to announce that Cliff Bernard has rejoined P&N Tech as the Regional Operations Manager for the New Orleans area office. Cliff is returning to P&N Tech with over 15 years of experience regarding business technology, network integration and support...more

  • Jason MacMorran Selected by BRAC for Community Leadership Program

    P&N is proud to announce that Jason MacMorran, Director, has been selected by the Baton Rouge Area Chamber to join the 2014 class of the Baton Rouge Area Leadership program. The program selects people representing many different industries throughout the community, and this year's class includes 37 individuals with a goal to become outstanding leaders for the Baton Rouge area...more

August 2013
  • Leading Edge Alliance Hosts Private Equity M&A Conference

    CHICAGO - Leaders from around the world will come together at the 2013 M&A Conference for Private Equity Firms. Participating regional accounting firms rank among the top 100 U.S. firms, and Leading Edge Alliance (LEA) members service more than 370 private equity firms globally, with more than $32 billion in assets under management. The purpose of this conference is to bring together industry professionals from around the world and showcase the depth of resources that are available to private equity firms...more

  • Lauren Smith Hensgens Joins P&N as Consulting Manager

    P&N is proud to announce that Lauren Smith Hensgens has joined P&N as a Manager in P&N's Consulting division. Lauren comes to P&N with experience regarding business and commercial litigation, including litigation involving contract disputes, consumer credit and privacy issues, fiduciary duties of corporate officers and directors, and unfair trade practices and unfair competition...more

  • Tuan Pham Joins P&N as Consulting Manager

    P&N is proud to announce that Tuan Pham has joined P&N as a Manager in P&N's Consulting division. Tuan has over 15 years of experience providing litigation and dispute consulting services at various boutique and Big Four accounting firms. Tuan comes to P&N with extensive experience in complex commercial disputes, intellectual property litigation, accounting investigations, and valuation matters...more

  • P&N Tech Adds Juniper Networks as Partner

    P&N Tech, a division of Postlethwaite & Netterville, is proud to announce that it has added Juniper Networks as a strategic partner. Juniper Networks is a leader in architecting new networks, bringing innovative ideas that transform the experience of networking for their clients...more

July 2013
  • Brook Harvey Becomes Treasurer of the LCPA

    Brook Harvey, CPA, a Director in P&N's Accounting and Assurance Services Group, has been elected as Treasurer of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA). The mission of the LCPA is to serve the common needs of its members and to enhance the professional environment in which they work. Brook's role as Treasurer of the LCPA will be to provide financial oversight, governance, and continuing improvement to the mission of the organization...more

  • Brian Stagg Selected to Receive LCPA Distinguished Public Service Award

    P&N is pleased to announce that Director Brian Stagg has been selected to receive the Society of Louisiana CPAs (LCPA) Distinguished Public Service Award. Brian's commitment and compassion for the community has inspired others for over 40 years...more

  • P&N Welcomes Philip Gunn as Managing Director of New Orleans Practice

    P&N is pleased to welcome Philip J. Gunn, CPA, as Managing Director of the firm's New Orleans area practice, effective July 1. Gunn has over 34 years of public accounting experience. He comes to P&N most recently from Ernst & Young LLP, where he was an audit partner in the San Antonio office. The first 29 years of his career were in Ernst & Young's New Orleans office. Gunn has served global companies in the consumer products, transportation, and energy industries. A New Orleans native, Gunn is a graduate of the University of New Orleans and is a past UNO Alumni Association President and past Louisiana Society of CPAs President...more

June 2013
  • Paul Douglas Joins P&N as Consulting Manager

    P&N is proud to announce that Paul Douglas has joined P&N as a Manager in P&N’s Consulting division. Prior to joining P&N, Paul served as Enterprise Risk Services Manager for Deloitte & Touche LLP in Austin, Texas. Paul comes to P&N with extensive experience with information technology controls, Service Organization Control (SOC) reporting, financial control transformation, and internal audit...more

  • Brad Tate Selected to Serve as Chair on ABA YLD Committee on Tax Law

    P&N Tax Manager Bradley Tate, JD, LLM, has been selected by the American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD), to serve as the Division's 2013-2014 Chair to the Committee on Tax Law...more

May 2013
  • P&N’s Terri Goodridge Completes Leadership Jefferson Program

    P&N is pleased to announce that Consulting Manager Terri Goodridge, CPA, has completed the 2013 Leadership Jefferson Program. The mission of the Leadership Jefferson Program is to provide participants with an understanding of the social and economic changes within the Jefferson Parish community so that they may effectively support their community's needs...more

  • P&N Names Two New Directors

    P&N is pleased to announce that two Associate Directors were promoted to Director (shareholder) positions. Brandon Lagarde, CPA, JD, has been promoted to Director in P&N's Tax Services Group; Tiffani Dorsa, CPA, has been promoted to Director in P&N's Accounting and Assurance Services Group...more

April 2013
  • Brian Ham Joins P&N as Consulting Manager

    Brian Ham has joined P&N as a Manager in the firm's Consulting Services Group. Prior to joining P&N, Brian served as a senior business analyst/programmer with CB&I (formerly the Shaw Group, Inc). Brian focuses in the areas of software development, systems administration, and project management...more

  • Ely Thurmond Joins P&N as Consulting Manager

    P&N is proud to announce that Ely Thurmond has joined P&N as a Manager in the firm's Consulting division. Ely comes to P&N with 14 years of professional client development and marketing experience. As a manager with P&N's consulting practice, Ely will be responsible for assisting clients with the development and implementation of marketing, branding, client interaction and business development strategies...more

  • Ben Vance and Jude Viator Graduate from LCPA Leadership Academy

    P&N is proud to announce that Senior Consultant Ben Vance, CPA/ABV, and Consulting Manager Jude Viator, CIA, CISA, CRISC, CTGA, have graduated from the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA) first-ever Leadership Academy. Fourteen attendees participated in the inaugural program...more

March 2013
  • P&N Welcomes Rick Conway as Associate Director

    P&N is pleased to welcome Richard Conway as an Associate Director in the firm's consulting division. Rick will help lead P&N's Consulting Services Group in the firm's New Orleans area offices...more

  • P&N Tech Relocates to Join Office of Postlethwaite & Netterville

    P&N Tech, the technology division of P&N, is pleased to announce the relocation of its operations. P&N Tech has joined the office of its parent company. As of February 2013, P&N Tech is located at 8550 United Plaza Blvd., Suite 1001, Baton Rouge, LA 70809. The company's website, telephone number, and email addresses will remain the same...more

February 2013
  • Stephen Mehaffey Appointed to AICPA Health Care Tax Task Force

    Associate Director Stephen Mehaffey, CPA, JD, has been appointed to serve on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' (AICPA) Health Care Tax Task Force. The AICPA's Health Care Tax Task Force is focused on providing support and guidance to tax professionals as it related to health care reform legislation...more

January 2013
  • Bradley Tate Joins P&N as Tax Manager

    We are proud to announce that Bradley Tate has joined P&N as a Manager in the Tax Services Group. Brad comes to P&N with extensive experience regarding corporate taxation, including domestic and international tax issues...more

  • Postlethwaite & Netterville Announces Promotions for 2013

    P&N is proud to announce its 2013 promotions. A total of forty-two employees have been promoted within the firm...more

  • 2012 Archives

October 2012
  • P&N's Bill Balhoff Elected Vice Chairman of the AICPA Board of Directors

    P&N is very pleased to announce that William E. "Bill" Balhoff, CPA, CGMA, has been elected to serve as the Vice Chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' (AICPA) Board of Directors. Balhoff succeeds Richard Caturano as vice chair, as Caturano was elected chairman for 2012-2013. This volunteer position for the national organization continues a career of dedication to clients, the community, and the accounting profession...more

  • Terri Goodridge Joins the Finance Committee of HandsOn New Orleans

    Terri Goodridge, CPA, CFSA, has been approved by the Board of HandsOn New Orleans to be a member of their Finance Committee. HandsOn is a volunteer organization committed to transforming communities through service and leadership...more

September 2012
  • P&N Named One of the Top U.S. Accounting Firms

    Postlethwaite & Netterville (P&N) was again named one of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S. by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. With over $41 Million in net revenue, P&N was ranked the 72nd largest firm in the U.S...more

June 2012
  • P&N Wins National Award for Annual Intern Event

    P&N is proud to announce its selection for a Marketing Achievement Award from the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM). P&N was recognized for its distinction in the "Events" category at AAM's Annual Summit...more

  • Helene Kaiser Wall Joins P&N as Consulting Manager

    Helene Kaiser Wall has joined P&N as a Manager in the Consulting division. Helene comes to P&N with over 10 years of HR experience in a diverse range of industries, including long-term health care, residential lending, and local community service...more

May 2012
  • Raquel Morel and Corey Jambon Complete Leadership Jefferson Program

    Associate Director Raquel Morel, CPA, and Manager Corey Jambon, CIA, are graduates of the 2012 Leadership Jefferson Program. The mission of the Leadership Jefferson Program is to provide participants with an understanding of the social and economic changes within the Jefferson Parish Community so that they may effectively support their community's needs...more

  • Anela Krivic Joins P&N as Consulting Manager

    Anela Krivic has joined P&N as a Manager in the firm's Consulting division. She comes to P&N with over 7 years of accounting and consulting experience. She has extensive experience in conducting audits of business processes and information technology...more

  • P&N Names New Director

    P&N is pleased to announce that Mark D. Staley, PMP, has been promoted to Director (shareholder) in the firm's Consulting division. Since joining the firm in 2008, Mark has focused on expanding the firm's technology consulting services, court appointed dibursement services, project management services, and other specialized advisory services...more

  • P&N's Melissa Peroyea Honored by LAHFMA

    P&N is proud to announce that Associate Director Melissa Peroyea has received the Gwen Fitzgerald Kliebert Excellence in Leadership Award from the Louisiana Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (LAHFMA)...more

April 2012
  • Abbie Speyrer Joins P&N as Consulting Manager

    P&N is proud to announce that Abbie Speyrer has joined P&N as a Manager in our Consulting division. Prior to joining P&N, Abbie was an Internal Audit Manager at a home health care organization....more

February 2012
  • Ben Vance Appointed to Serve on Young CPA Board

    We're proud to announce that senior consultant Ben Vance, CPA/ABV, has been appointed to serve on the Young CPA Board of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA) as a representative of the Baton Rouge Chapter...more

  • Leading Edge Alliance Named Second Largest International Association

    P&N is proud to announce that The Leading Edge Alliance (LEA) has been ranked by the International Accounting Bulletin as the second largest international association of independent accounting firms for 2012. P&N is a founding member of LEA, an alliance of major independently owned accounting and consulting firms...more

  • Rodney Combs Selected to Serve on CCFHC Board

    P&N is proud to announce that Associate Director Rodney Combs, CPA, CGAP, CFSA, CGMA, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of Capitol City Family Health Center, Inc. (CCFHC)...more

January 2012
  • P&N Announces Promotions for 2012

    P&N is proud to announce its 2012 promotions. A total of twenty-five employees have been promoted within the firm...more

  • 2011 Archives

December 2011
  • P&N Professionals Selected to Serve on the Baton Rouge Project Management Institute Board

    Three of P&N's consulting professionals have been selected to serve on the Baton Rouge Project Management Institute (PMI-BR) Board of Directors...more

  • Gregory Booth Joins P&N as Tax Manager

    P&N is proud to announce that Gregory Booth, CPA, has joined P&N as a Manager in the Tax Services Group. Greg has extensive public accounting experience, including experience in tax planning, tax return preparation, and estate planning...more

October 2011
  • P&N Welcomes Gordon Meyer as Tax Director in Metairie Office

    P&N is pleased to welcome Gordon Meyer, CPA, as Tax Director in P&N's Metairie office. Gordon has over 27 years of public accounting experience. He will be responsible for leading P&N's Tax Services Group in the Metairie office...more

September 2011
  • Ralph Stephens Appointed to AICPA CFF Credential Committee

    P&N is proud to announce that Director Ralph Stephens, CPA/ABV, JD, CFF, has been appointed to serve on the AICPA CFF Credential Committee. The AICPA's CFF Credential Committee is focused on providing educational resources, support, and guidelines for those CPAs that are Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) or are seeking the CFF credential...more

  • P&N Named One of the Top U.S. Accounting Firms

    P&N was again named one of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S. by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. With over $38 Million in net revenue, P&N was ranked the 72nd largest firm in the U.S., having grown from 77th last year...more

August 2011
  • Jason MacMorran Appointed to AICPA Business Valuation Committee

    P&N is proud to announce that Director Jason MacMorran, CPA/ABV, CFF, CVA, has been appointed to serve on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' (AICPA) Business Valuation Committee...more

  • P&N's Joey Richard Wins Money Makers Award

    P&N is proud to announce that Albert J. "Joey" Richard has been selected as a winner for New Orleans CityBusiness's first ever Money Makers Award...more

July 2011
  • P&N Wins Sage Customer Excellence Award

    P&N is proud to announce that the firm is a recipient of the Sage Customer Excellence Award. The award is given to Sage’s partners who participated in the Customer Loyalty Program and achieved the highest Net Promoter Scores calculated from direct customer feedback. P&N is one of four firms across North America to receive this honor...more

June 2011
  • P&N Announces Bill Spann as Associate Director

    P&N is pleased to announce that Bill Spann has transitioned to Associate Director in P&N's consulting division, having most recently served as the Firm's Human Resource Manager...more

  • P&N Wins National Awards for Marketing Initiatives

    P&N is proud to announce its selection for two Marketing Achievement Awards from the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM). P&N was recognized for its distinction in the categories of “Recruiting Campaign” and “Non-Print Ad” at AAM’s Annual Summit held earlier this month in Chicago...more

May 2011
  • P&N Names New Director

    P&N is pleased to announce that Dan Gardiner, CPA, MBSS, has been promoted to Director (shareholder) in P&N's Consulting division. Dan's practice focuses heavily on project management and servicing clients through the use of technology to help them find efficiencies in their accounting processes...more

April 2011
  • P&N Tech Renews Cisco Advanced Communications Partner Status

    P&N Tech, a division of P&N, is proud to announce that it has renewed its specialization as a Cisco Systems Advanced Unified Communications Partner. To achieve and maintain Partner status, service providers must continually demonstrate that they are qualified to sell, install, and support customers with Advanced Unified Communications in the USA...more

  • P&N Tech Achieves Advanced Wireless LAN Specialization from Cisco

    P&N Tech, a division of P&N, is proud to announce that it has achieved the Advanced Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) Specialization from Cisco Systems. To achieve this specialization, service providers must demonstrate that they are qualified to support customers with Advanced Wireless LAN in the USA...more

  • P&N Welcomes Kevin Laird as Audit Manager

    P&N is pleased to announce that Kevin Laird, CPA, has joined the firm as an Audit Manager in the Baton rouge office. Kevin was formerly a senior auditor with a big four accounting firm...more

  • Karen Breaux Joins P&N as HR Manager

    P&N is proud to announce that Karen Breaux has joined P&N as the Human Resources Manager. Prior to joining P&N, Karen was the Vice President of Operations for a regional law firm...more

March 2011
  • Leading Edge Alliance Named 2nd Largest International Association

    P&N is proud to announce that The Leading Edge Alliance has been ranked by the International Accounting Bulletin as the second largest international association of independent accounting firms for 2011. P&N is a founding member of The Leading Edge Alliance...more

  • P&N Associate Director Appointed to Sage BPAC

    P&N Associate Director Mark Staley, PMP, has been appointed to serve on the Sage Business Partner Advisory Committee (BPAC)...more

  • Corey Jambon Joins P&N as Consulting Manager

    Corey Jambon, CIA, has joined P&N as a Manager in P&N's Consulting division. Prior to joining P&N, Corey was a manager with a Big Four firm...more

February 2011
  • Jean Gregory Joins P&N as Tax Manager

    Jean Gregory, CPA, has joined P&N as a Manager in the Tax Services Group. Jean has extensive public accounting experience in tax planning, tax return preparation, and estate planning...more

  • Ryan Berry Joins P&N as Associate Director

    P&N is proud to announce that Ryan Berry, CPA, has joined P&N as an Associate Director in the Accounting and Assurance Services Group. His vast experience in accounting and audit make him an important addition to the P&N team ...more

January 2011
  • P&N Announces Promotions for 2011

    P&N is proud to announce its 2011 promotions. A total of twenty-two employees have been promoted within the firm...more

  • Mark Staley Selected to Serve on the Baton Rouge Project Management Institute Board of Directors

    P&N is proud to announce that Associate Director Mark Staley, PMP has been selected to serve on the Baton Rouge Project Management Institute (PMI-BR) Board of Directors as VP of Finance...more

  • 2010 Archives

November 2010
  • Jason MacMorran Selected to Serve on the Baton Rouge Estate and Business Planning Council

    P&N is proud to announce that Director Jason MacMorran, CPA/ABV, CFF, CVA has been selected to serve on the Baton Rouge Estate and Business Planning Council (BREBPC). The BREBPC is an interdisciplinary organization for estate planning professionals...more

September 2010
  • P&N Names Female Mentor of the Year

    Phyllis Cancienne, a shareholder at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, was named the 2010 Female Mentor of the Year Award Winner at P&N's 8th annual women’s networking event Wednesday night...more

  • P&N Welcomes Michelle Breaux as Audit Manager

    Michelle P. Breaux, CPA has joined the firm as an Audit Manager in the New Orleans area. She was formerly an Accounting and Finance Supervisor with a local law firm. Breaux’s knowledge and experience in accounting and audit make her an important addition to the P&N team...more

  • P&N Welcomes David Edmond as Tax Director in Lafayette Office

    P&N is pleased to welcome David C. Edmond, CPA as Tax Director in P&N's Lafayette office. David has worked for a variety of clients at the individual, small business, and large corporate level, in industries including oil and gas and related services, transportation, agriculture, and others...more

  • P&N Named One of the Top U.S. Accounting Firms

    P&N was again named one of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S. by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. With over $38 Million in net revenue, P&N was ranked the 77th largest firm in the U.S. having grown from 86th last year...more

August 2010
  • Tiffani Dorsa Selected to Serve on Advance Baton Rouge Board

    P&N is proud to announce that associate director Tiffani Dorsa, CPA, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of Advance Baton Rouge Charter School Association (ABR)...more

  • P&N Welcomes Quality Control Director

    Vincent Milano, CPA has joined P&N as Quality Control Director for the firm's Accounting & Assurance Services Group. Milano has more than 35 years of experience...more

  • P&N Wins National Marketing Award for Cutting Edge Use of Social Media in Recruiting Efforts

    P&N is proud the announce its selection for a Marketing Achievement Award from the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM). P&N was recognized for its distinction in the category of “Recruiting Campaign” at AAM’s Annual Summit held last month in Washington, D.C...more

  • P&N Tech Introduces Encompass

    P&N Tech (www.pntech.net), a division of P&N, is pleased to introduce Encompass. Encompass offers an innovative means for businesses to cut costs and maximize efficiency in the current economic climate...more

  • Luke Myers Appointed to Serve on LCPA Committee

    P&N is proud to announce that audit manager Luke Myers, CPA.CITP, has been appointed to serve on the Accounting Education Issues Committee of the Society of Louisiana CPAs (LCPA)...more

July 2010
  • P&N Director Selected for NORLI Class of 2011

    P&N is pleased to announce that Director Robert Brickman, CPA has been selected for the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute (NORLI) Class of 2011. NORLI’s mission is to promote the understanding of and collaboration on issues affecting the New Orleans area community...more

  • P&N Announces Promotions for 2010

    P&N is proud to announce its 2010 promotions. A total of twenty-eight employees have been promoted within the firm...more

June 2010
  • P&N Names New Director

    P&N is pleased to announce that Jason MacMorran, CPA/ABV, CFF, CVA was promoted to a Director (shareholder) position in P&N's Consulting division. He has been with the firm for 10 years...more

  • Bob Brickman Appointed to Serve on the AICPA IFRS Staff Advisory Group

    Postlethwaite & Netterville (P&N) is proud to announce that director Bob Brickman, CPA, has been selected to serve on the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Staff Advisory Group of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)...more

May 2010
  • P&N Welcomes Clinton N. McGrath as Associate Tax Director

    P&N, a top 100 U.S. public accounting firm and the largest Louisiana-based public accounting firm, is pleased to welcome Clinton McGrath, CPA, JD as a Tax Associate Director. Clint has significant tax experience in the areas of general corporate, financial institutions, insurance companies, mergers & acquisitions, tax due diligence, and overall general business tax consulting and planning...more

  • Raquel Morel Elected to Serve on the New Orleans LCPA Board of Directors

    P&N is proud to announce that associate director Raquel Morel, CPA, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Chapter of the Society of Louisiana CPAs (LCPA)...more

April 2010
  • P&N Managing Director and CEO Joins E. J. Ourso College DAC

    William E. Balhoff, managing director and chief executive officer of Postlethwaite & Netterville, has been named to the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Dean’s Advisory Council and will serve on the Academic Committee...more

  • Louisiana Department of Revenue Issues Ruling Related to Sales and Use Tax

    The Louisiana Department of Revenue recently issued a revenue ruling stating that any type of digital media is now subject to sales and use tax. Previously, electronic media had not been included in use tax reports based on the sales and use tax laws in Louisiana. The new ruling addresses the taxability of software, media, and other electronically stored data and materials...more

  • P&N Named One of the Top U.S. Accounting Firms

    P&N was once again named one of the Top 100 Accounting Firms in the U.S. by Accounting Today magazine. With over $35 Million in net revenue, P&N was ranked the 85th largest firm in the U.S. P&N was also named the 7th largest firm in the Gulf Coast region...more

February 2010
  • Brandon Lagarde Joins P&N as Tax Manager

    P&N is proud to announce that Brandon Lagarde, CPA has joined P&N as a tax manager. Prior to joining P&N, Brandon was an associate with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz. Brandon has extensive experience in the areas of federal as well as state and local tax law...more

January 2010
  • P&N Named Best CPA by Jefferson Life Magazine

    Postlethwaite & Netterville was featured as the Best CPA in Jefferson Life Magazine's "Best of Jeff 2009"...more

  • P&N Director Named to Fittest Executives

    P&N is proud to announce that director Freddy Smith, CPA, was named to the Baton Rouge Business Report's Top 20 Fittest Executives of the Capital Region. At 42 years old, Freddy placed third on the list after performing a series of physical fitness tests...more

  • P&N Tech's Hunter Guillory Obtains New Certification

    P&N Tech (www.pntech.net), a division of P&N, is pleased to announce that Hunter Guillory has achieved the CCIE Voice certification from Cisco Systems. Hunter is one of only 1100 professionals worldwide to earn the CCIE Voice certification...more

  • 2009 Archives

November 2009
  • P&N Director Named to Forty Under 40

    P&N is proud to announce that director Bonnie Hunt, CPA, was named to the Baton Rouge Business Report's Forty Under 40 for 2009. Bonnie is recognized for her outstanding professionals accomplishments and community involvement...more

  • P&N Associate Director visits rotary

    Postlethwaite & Netterville's Jeff Aucoin spoke at a Rotary Club of Gonzales meeting...more

  • P&N Welcomes New Audit Director

    P&N is pleased to welcome Robert Brickman, CPA as a director in the New Orleans area. Brickman has over 20 years of public accounting experience. He began his career with Deloitte & Touche in Boston, afthe returned home to New Orleans and worked with KPMG, where he has been an audit partner for the past five years...more

October 2009
  • Postlethwaite & Netterville Names Female Mentor of the Year

    Emily Black Grey, a partner at Breazeale, Sachse, & Wilson, was named the 2009 Female Mentor of the Year Award Winner at Postlethwaite and Netterville’s 7th annual women’s networking event last night.  The award recognized Emily’s dedication to mentoring young women and helping them succeed in their careers and personal lives...more

  • Postlethwaite & Netterville Named One of the Best Places to Work for 2009

    Postlethwaite & Netterville (P&N), a top 100 U.S. public accounting firm based in Louisiana, was again selected as one of the Best Places to Work by New Orleans CityBusiness. The rankings are based on a survey of employees and an assessment of firm benefits offered, including compensation, health benefits, paid time off, employee programs, events and activities, employee satisfaction and other similar items. P&N was one of only 50 greater New Orleans area companies honored in the large business category...more

September 2009
  • P&N Welcomes Audit Manager

    Postlethwaite & Netterville (P&N), a top 100 U.S. public accounting firm and the largest Louisiana-based public accounting firm, is pleased to welcome Devin Morgan, CPA as an audit manager in Lafayette. Devin has more than seven years of experience in auditing, financial reporting, and accounting. He joins P&N most recently from Ernst & Young, where his experience ranged from audits of small privately help corporations to large multinational SEC registered companies...more

  • Postlethwaite & Netterville Named One of the Top U.S. Accounting Firms

    P&N was again named one of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S. by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. With over $35 Million in net revenue, P&N was ranked the 86th largest firm in the U.S., up from 89th last year. P&N was the only Louisiana-based firm to make the list again this year. The IPA 100 is the profession's longest running listing of accounting firms... more

  • P&N Director Honored by Louisiana State Bar Association

    Director Ralph Stephens, CPA/ABV, JD, CFF, was honored with the Louisiana State Bar Association Crystal Gavel Award. Ralph received his award at the 24th Annual Baton Rouge Bar Association Law Expo held September 3, 2009 at the Sheraton Baton Rouge Convention Center Hotel. Ralph received this award for his outstanding commitment to the community and the profession...more

  • P&N Named One of the Largest Accounting Firms in New Orleans

    Postlethwaite & Netterville (P&N) was named the 5th largest accounting firm in the New Orleans area by New Orleans CityBusiness. The list was published in the 2009-2010 Book of Lists. The firm moved up from its previous ranking of 6th largest firm in the area... more

August 2009
  • Postlethwaite & Netterville Releases Redesigned Website

    Postlethwaite & Netterville (P&N) is proud to present its newly redesigned Website(http://www.pncpa.com/). The revamped site went live earlier this month, and will continue to serve as P&N's main contact point for clients, recruits, employees, and others seeking information regarding the Firm... more

  • Postlethwaite & Netterville Announces Promotions for 2009

    Postlethwaite & Netterville is pleased to announce that four Associate Directors were promoted to Director (shareholder) positions. Our new Directors include: Chad Becnel (Baton Rouge); Jeff Favret (New Orleans area); Kelly Hidalgo (Baton Rouge); and Bonnie Hunt (Baton Rouge). All of these Directors are in our Accounting and Assurance Services Group… more

  • P&N Names Four New Directors

    Postlethwaite & Netterville is pleased to announce that four Associate Directors were promoted to Director (shareholder) positions. Our new Directors include: Chad Becnel (Baton Rouge); Jeff Favret (New Orleans area); Kelly Hidalgo (Baton Rouge); and Bonnie Hunt (Baton Rouge). All of these Directors are in our Accounting and Assurance Services Group… more

  • Postlethwaite & Netterville’s Netterville and Balhoff

    Postlethwaite & Netterville (P&N) is pleased to announce that Jake Netterville, CPA and William Balhoff, CPA have been honored with awards from the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA) to recognize their contributions to the accounting profession… more

May 2009
  • P&N is 3rd Largest Firm in the Region

    P&N was named the 3rd largest firm in the Southwest region. The list of the top 15 firms in the Southwest was presented by WebCPA and includes firms in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana… more

April 2009
  • P&N Welcomes Raquel Morel, CPA as Audit Manager

    Raquel J. Morel, CPA has joined the firm as an Audit Manager in the New Orleans area. Morel was formerly a manager with a big four accounting firm. Morel’s vast experience in accounting and audit make her an important addition to the P&N team. She has worked with a wide range of clients from large, public companies to small, private operations providing audit and consulting services in such industries as state and local government, consumer products, restaurants, not-for-profits, and real estate… more

  • P&N Again Named One of the Top U.S. Accounting Firms

    P&N was named one of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S. by Accounting Today magazine. With over $32 Million in net revenue, P&N was ranked the 97th largest firm in the U.S. P&N was the only Louisiana-based firm to make the list… more

February 2009
  • P&N Acquires Lafayette Accounting Firm

    P&N is pleased to announce the expansion of its practice in the Lafayette market through the acquisition of Veazey & Company, an accounting firm based in Lafayette, La. P&N welcomes a total of nine employees including Richard Latiolais, a partner with Veazey & Company. With a focus on client service, P&N’s business objectives and mission closely align with Veazey & Company’s philosophy on servicing clients… more

January 2009
  • P&N Welcomes Chief Operating Officer

    Amy Mandart McGimsey has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer. Amy has more than 20 years of experience. She joins P&N most recently from ICF International, where she had operational responsibilities relating to the Road Home Program. Prior to ICF, McGimsey held the position of Vice President of Operations for Aegis Lending Corporation. She has extensive operational and administrative management experience in the financial services industry… more

  • Dorazio and Parker Join P&N as Directors

    P&N is pleased to welcome Steve Dorazio, CPA and Katherine Parker, CPA as directors in the New Orleans area. Both Dorazio and Parker were formerly with Legier & Materne. Dorazio brings over 20 years of accounting experience that allows him to provide a wide range of services to clients. His extensive background has enabled him to work with a broad spectrum of clients during his 12 years at a Big 4 firm and more recently as the director of audit and assurance services at Legier & Materne. Parker’s vast experience in estate and tax planning make her an important addition to the P&N team. She has worked with clients in a variety of industries, becoming a leader in her profession as well as her community… more

  • New Director Joins P&N, as the Accounting Firm Targets Lafayette Market for Growth

    P&N is pleased to welcome a new Director to the Firm. Eustis Corrigan, CPA will be joining the Firm as a Director and the Managing Director for the Lafayette market. Corrigan brings with him an extensive accounting, tax, and business background. He is currently Senior Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary MidSouth Bank, N.A… more

  • 2008 Archives

December 2008
  • P&N Acquires New Orleans-area Practice

    P&N is pleased to announce that the Audit and Tax Divisions of Legier & Materne, APAC, Consultants and CPAs, will join P&N’s New Orleans-area office. “We are very excited to welcome the clients and employees of Legier & Materne to P&N. Serving all of Greater New Orleans, our new team members complement out Firm’s commitment to providing exceptional service to our clients. We are proud to add the L&M professionals and clients to our teams, as our office tops 80 employees and our firm exceeds 300 employees.” more

August 2008
  • P&N Named One of the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.

    P&N was named one of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S. by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. With over $32 Million in net revenue, P&N was ranked the 89th largest firm in the U.S. P&N was the only Louisiana-based firm to make the list again this year. The IPA 100 is the profession’s longest running listing of accounting firms. The 2008 list is the 18th annual report on the nation’s largest firms… more

July 2008
  • P&N Named One of the Top 100 Private Companies in Baton Rouge

    P&N was again named one of the Top 100 Private Companies in Baton Rouge by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. With revenues increasing from almost $29 million to just under $36 million, P&N experienced a 24% growth in revenues from the prior year. P&N is ranked # 89 and is the only public accounting and business advisory firm to make the list… more

June 2008
  • P&N Director Brook Harvey elected to LCPA Board of Directors

    Brook Harvey III, CPA has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA). Harvey is a director as P&N and served as president of the LCPA’s Baton Rouge Chapter in 2005-2006… more

May 2008
  • Balhoff Named Managing Director and CEO

    P&N is pleased to announce the appointment of William E. Balhoff, CPA, CFE as the new Managing Director and CEO of the firm. Balhoff joined P&N in 1976 and became a director in 1986. He has been named among the “Top 100 Most Influential People” in the accounting profession by Accounting Today and has recently served as a Board Member of the AICPA, which has a national membership of over 340,000 CPAs… more

February 2008
  • Balhoff Named Chair of Special Task Force

    P&N Director Bill Balhoff was named as Chair of an International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Assessment Special Task Force. The task force was established to determine whether the IASB meets the criteria approved for designing accounting standards-setting bodies under Rule 203 of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. The newly created task force will provide recommendations to assist the AICPA Governing Council regarding the designation of IASB as an accounting standard-setting body that will be designated as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for CPA reporting purposes… more

January 2008
  • P&N’s Insurance Practice Nationally Recognized

    P&N was named to A.M. Best’s 2008 List of Top 30 Audit Firms by Net Premiums Written (NPW) in the property and casualty segment. This is the third consecutive year P&N has been recognized by A.M. Best. The P&N Insurance Group’s clients include property and casualty companies, life insurers, workers’ compensation and self-insured funds, interlocal risk management agencies, third-party administrators, health maintenance organizations, health and welfare funds, state and municipal risk pools, insurance agencies, and state guaranty funds… more

  • 2007 Archives

November 2007
  • P&N Named One of the Top 50 Best Places to Work

    P&N’s Metairie location has been named one of the Top 50 Best Places to Work for 2007 by New Orleans CityBusiness. The rankings are based on a survey of benefits offered, including average salary, healthcare, paid time off, and employee programs. In addition to the benefits survey, CityBusiness conducted employee interviews on topics ranging from job satisfaction to perception of benefits… more

  • P&N’s Richard Roberts named National Hero

    P&N Associate Director Richard Roberts was presented with the Hallmark Association’s “Heroes in Our Midst” award Wednesday, November 14 at the LSU vs. McNeese State basketball game. Roberts was recognized for his outstanding contribution to the Camp Fire organization. Heroes In Our Midst honors everyday heroes who give of themselves to connect with others to show they care, and encourages Americans to send cards to the heroes in their own lives… more

September 2007
  • Spann Joins P&N’s HR Division

    P&N has added Bill Spann as the Human Resources Manager. Spann brings a wealth of HR experience to P&N. He has extensive managerial experience as both a Corporate HR Director and as a Human Resources consultant. He has worked with an employee base ranging from 200 to 3,000 people… more

August 2007
  • P&N Named a Top 100 Firm

    P&N was named one of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S. by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. With over $26 Million in net revenue, P&N was ranked the 94th largest firm in the U.S. P&N was the only Louisiana-based firm to make the list… more

July 2007
  • P&N Director named United Way Division Chair

    Brook Harvey has been named the Accountants Division Chair for the 2007 Capital Area United Way (CAUW) Campaign. As division chair Brook will work with local companies to raise money for CAUW. All proceeds are used in the 10 parish capital area and fund the Louisiana affiliated United Way agencies. The position is appointed annually by the Capital Area United Way division… more

May 2007
  • P&N Announces 3 New Directors

    P&N is proud to announce three new Directors to the firm. Robin Pilcher, CISA and Freddy Smith, CPA have been promoted from Associate Director to Director in the Baton Rouge office. Todd Tournillon, CPA has been promoted from Associate Director to Director in the New Orleans office… more

March 2007
  • Tax Changes Affect Louisiana Corporations

    Interest or dividend income taxed at the federal level is now exempt from Louisiana corporate income tax. Effective for tax years beginning after December 31, 2005, Act 401 authorizes the exclusion of all dividend and interest income that would otherwise be included in Louisiana taxable income… more

January 2007
  • P&N Implements Email Encryption Software to Further Protect Confidential Data

    P&N will implement Tumbleweed MailGate Secure Messenger email encryption software effective January 15, 2007. Tumbleweed is being implemented in efforts to stay on the forefront of client confidentiality. The software will allow P&N to better comply with corporate policies and protect intellectual property… more

  • Balhoff Named One of 2006’s “Top 100 Most Influential People” in the Accounting Profession

    William E. Balhoff, CPA, CFE, an audit director with Postlethwaite & Netterville, has been named one of 2006’s Top 100 Most Influential People in the accounting profession by CPA Magazine. This is the third straight year that Balhoff has received this recognition. Balhoff was selected based on his demonstration of leadership with the AICPA and other professional involvement… more

  • Albarado, Broussard, Peterson, Sadler and Stubbs Are Accredited With CPA Designation

    P&N is proud to announce the accreditation of Monique Albarado, Tabatha Broussard, Jessie Peterson, Allyson Sadler, and Melissa Stubbs. Broussard, Sadler, and Stubbs are senior accountants in P&N’s Baton Rouge office. Albarado and Peterson are staff accountants in P&N’s Baton Rouge office… more

  • P&N Announces New Hires

    P&N is pleased to announce eight new additions to the firm: Kim Springer, Melanie Ferguson, Jean Hindrichs, Conrad Lin, Pam Messina, Tommy McGinnis, Adrienne Moore, and Tyneesha Turner… more

  • 2006 Archives

August 2006
  • P&N Announces Promotions at Annual Meeting

    P&N is proud to announce its 2006 promotions. A total of twenty-four employees have been promoted within the firm… more

  • McCurry Receives CFE Designation

    Abby V. McCurry, a Manager in P&N Consulting, Postlethwaite & Netterville’s consulting division has attained the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation, sponsored by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). A Certified Fraud Examiner is a leader in the anti-fraud community, noted as a specialist in the prevention, detection, deterrence, and investigation of fraud… more

  • P&N Named to A.M. Best’s List of Top 30 U.S. Audit Firms

    P&N was named to A.M. Best’s 2006 List of Top U.S. Audit Firms based on the size of the firm’s insurance practice. The P&N Insurance Group’s clients include life insurers, property and casualty companies, workers’ compensation and self-insured funds, interlocal risk management agencies, third-party administrators, health maintenance organizations, health and welfare funds, state and municipal risk pools, insurance agencies, and state guaranty funds… more

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