Joseph Walloch Receives Sidney Kess Award

Joseph W. Walloch, chief executive of Walloch & Associates in California, received the 2011 Sidney Kess Award for Excellence in Continuing Education.


The award, created last year in honor of Kess, a tax expert and speaker, recognizes individual CPAs who have made significant and outstanding contributions in tax and financial planning and whose public service exemplifies exemplifies the CPA profession’s values and ethics.


Walloch, a CPA for 38 years, has been a tax speaker and lecturer throughout the United States. He has taught college courses at the Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Riverside, and at the University of Redlands, Calif. He also taught internationally as a visiting professor at Xiamen University in China.


Walloch has served on the boards of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Redlands; the San Bernardino Valley College and Crafton Hills College foundations; and the First United Methodist Foundation of Redlands.


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