Member and Firm News

The NJCPA celebrates the accomplishments of its members and the firms and companies they work for. To submit a news item, click here.

Member News

  • Jose Borbon, CPA, was one of only 38 CPAs honored by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) as a member of the Leadership Academy’s 11th graduating class. Jose was selected based on his exceptional leadership skills and professional experience for the four-day Leadership Academy program, which will be held from Oct. 6-10 in Durham, N.C. Jose is an assistant vice president and senior auditor at Kearny Bank and is responsible for conducting the internal audits of the commercial and residential lending business lines, as well as auditing the allowance for loan and lease losses reserve.

Company News

  • McCarthy & Company, PC, has announced that Richard P. Higgins, CPA, has been named managing principal of its New Jersey office. Located in Beachwood, NJ, this office serves clients throughout the Garden State, as well as New York. The firm’s headquarters are in Lafayette Hill, PA.
  • Prager Metis CPAs is proud to announce the formation of The Prager Metis Charitable Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization which will serve to coordinate and support the philanthropic fundraising and efforts of the firm. In addition to the firm’s annual fundraising efforts and partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, Prager Metis contributes annually to numerous charitable organizations and groups concerned with health and social service matters, education, economic development, and arts and cultural programs.
  • Prager Metis CPAs is very proud to announce that Lori A. Roth has been named Managing Partner for the Northeast Region of Prager Metis effective June 5, 2019. Prager Metis has combined the New York and the Mid-Atlantic Regions to form the new Northeast Region. As Managing Partner for the Northeast Region, Ms. Roth provides leadership and guidance to partners and team members. Prior to this new role, Ms. Roth was the Managing Partner of the Mid-Atlantic Region, which she has grown tremendously in the last four years.
  • Prager Metis CPAsrecently partnered with renowned dress designer Jovani in sponsoring a Designer Pop-Up Shop fundraiser and Sponsor a Girl for Prom initiative. The collaboration raised over $10,000 which will benefit the efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association in providing support programs for those affected by this disease, and their continued research in finding a cure for those affected. In addition to the funds raised for Alzheimer’s Association, the event also provided designer prom dresses for five academically outstanding young ladies from low income families who could not otherwise afford a dress of their dreams. Jovani, a premier designer of evening and wedding gowns and formal prom dresses, donated the dresses for the Sponsor a Girl for Prom initiative in addition to the private viewing and sale of their designer line of dresses which were available for purchase by Pop-Up Shop attendees.