Is the Golden Rule Dead?

By Dennis J. Shindle, Jr. CPA, CCIFP, Senior Manager, Rotz & Stonesifer, P.C. A huge topic of many management training courses/seminars that I’ve attended is the challenge and opportunity of three different generations of employees and business owners working at the same time. People often interpret the various generations within the workforce as a negative […]

Young Professionals Spotlight

Dennis J. Shindle, Jr. CPA, CCIFP Senior Manager Rotz & Stonesifer, P.C. Role you play in your organization:  I am a senior manager with Rotz & Stonesifer, P.C., and I work primarily with small to medium sized businesses providing tax, financial statement, and consulting services. I also hold the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional credential […]

Increase Employee Engagement through Mentorship

By: Bobby Filauri, Director – Corporate Payments, Comdata Who should I ask? Where do I find that form? What should I say to this client? These are all common questions that a new hire may pose to colleagues. Mentorship often falls by the wayside, yet it is very important in the workplace. A new position […]

Young Professionals Spotlight

Bobby Filauri Director – Corporate Payments Comdata Role you play in your organization:  I work with clients to eliminate vendor check payments and leverage this spend to generate a monthly cash rebate back to the business. What is your favorite place in the world? My favorite place in the world is not a destination. It’s […]

Young Professionals Spotlight

Cory Cuffley, CPA, CRPS®, AIF® Financial Advisor Stonebridge Financial Group   Role you play in your organization:  I am a Financial Advisor that specializes in corporate retirement plans. I work with organizations to make sure that their retirement plan is meeting their needs and operating efficiently. I also help plan sponsors understand their fiduciary duty. […]

Young Professionals Spotlight

Daryl Staley, CPA, MBA Manager SEK, CPA’s & Advisors   Role you play in your organization:  I am a manager working in the firm’s Accounting, Consulting and Tax Services Department. Why do you wake up and go to work every day? Every day is something new, and I never know what opportunity will present itself […]

Managing Customer Expectations When We’re “Crazy-busy”

By: Bethany Tesché, Director of Marketing & Client Relations, Houck Group, Inc. “The key is to set realistic customer expectations, and then not to just meet them, but to exceed them – preferably in unexpected and helpful ways.” – Richard Branson When asked how things are going in our industry, the most frequent answer is […]

Managing Risk – The Hidden Costs of Poor Risk Management Programs

By: Chris Scott, Business Development Associate, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., and ABC Keystone Young Professionals Committee Member The construction industry is full of risks and exposures that workers face on a daily basis. Effective Risk Management and Safety programs are integral in avoiding incidents and keeping workers safe on jobsites. Safety is the top priority […]

Four Strategies for Becoming a Great Team Player

By Bethany Tesché, Director of Marketing & Client Relations, Houck Services, Inc. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” ~ Michael Jordan I feel compelled to stress to my fellow young professionals the importance of being a good – no, strike that – being a GREAT team player. I feel this partially because […]