Twenty-two CPAs received the PFP Standing Ovation recognition for their contributions in the area of personal financial planning.
The Standing Ovation program honors young CPAs who demonstrate exceptional professional achievement in specialization areas. Nominees must be 40 years old or younger, and requirements include maintaining an active CPA license, being an AICPA member in good standing, and holding the PFS credential.
This year's recipients are:
Mark Astrinos, Vista Wealth Management, Palo Alto, Calif.
Cromwell Baun, UBS Financial Services Inc., Atlanta
Christopher Benson, L.K. Benson & Co., Baltimore
Clark M. Blackman III, MBR Financial, Houston
Derek Bland, LBMC Investment Advisors LLC, Brentwood, Tenn.
Galina Courson, The Financial Discovery Group, Atlanta
Douglas Duerr, Duerr & Duerr LLP, Montville, N.J.
Ryan Franklin, Moss Adams, Yakima, Wash.
Andrew Frye, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, Minneapolis
Daniel Heyman, Heyman Wealth Management LLC, Los Angeles
David Kirk, EY, Washington
Brian Laible, Landmark Wealth Management, Amherst, N.Y.
Raymond Lucia Jr., Lucia Capital Group, San Diego
Michael Maiorano, TrueWealth LLC, Atlanta
Frederick Mangan Jr., Mangan Wealth Management Inc., Seattle
Jonathan Mayer, EY, Atlanta
Antonio Morrison, Legacy Planning Solutions PC, Chesapeake, Va.
David Oransky, Laminar Wealth LLC, Chesterfield, Mo.
Nicholas Reiber, Horne Wealth Advisors, Ridgeland, Miss.
Ross Riskin, Riskin & Riskin PC, Orange, Conn.
Amy Sonstein, Sonstein Financial Group, Marlton, N.J.
W. Ashley Thiem, Paraklete Financial Inc., Charleston, S.C.