Master of Accountancy

The WestJet Group announces Harry Taylor as interim President and CEO

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:20pm

CALGARY, AB, Sept. 15, 2021 /CNW/ -The WestJet Group today announced that Harry Taylor will assume the interim role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a transition period taking place between late November and mid-December 2021.

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  • CALGARY, AB, Sept. 15, 2021 /CNW/ -The WestJet Group today announced that Harry Taylor will assume the interim role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a transition period taking place between late November and mid-December 2021.
  • "I am extremely pleased Harry has agreed to take on this interim role," said the WestJet Group Board Chair Chris Burley.
  • "It is a tremendous honour to be asked to serve as interim CEO for the WestJet Group, and I look forward to leading our organization through this crucial phase of our recovery," said Harry Taylor.
  • While Harry serves as interim CEO, Jennifer Bue, WestJet's current Vice-President, Finance Planning & Analysis will serve as interim CFO.

AccountingEdu.org Releases Everything You Need to Know About Getting Your Master's Degree

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 6:00pm

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --AccountingEdu.org has announced the release of a resource "Everything You Need to Know About Getting Your Master's Degree."

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  • BELLINGHAM, Wash., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --AccountingEdu.org has announced the release of a resource "Everything You Need to Know About Getting Your Master's Degree."
  • This guide examines the undergraduate requirements for a Master of Accountancy (MAcc), the scope of a master's program, helpful courses in MAcc programs, post degree licensing, and career paths with a MAcc.
  • When looking at different MAcc programs, it's best to consider the various requirements.
  • Most programs average between 30-36 hours, and courses cover accounting core practices including taxation, cost analysis, and auditing.

Bober Markey Fedorovich Announces 22 Promotions

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Bober Markey Fedorovich (BMF), a top regional CPA and advisory firm, is excited to announce seven management and 15 associate promotions across its Northeast Ohio team.

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  • Bober Markey Fedorovich (BMF), a top regional CPA and advisory firm, is excited to announce seven management and 15 associate promotions across its Northeast Ohio team.
  • Bigler has extensive industry experience with middle-market businesses and served as internal auditor for a $14.7 billion publicly traded company.
  • In addition to these management promotions, the following individuals have also been promoted within the firm.
  • Bober Markey Fedorovich was named a Top 300 Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting and was also recognized as a 2021 Best of the Best Firm.

UiPath Academic Alliance Reaches More Than 1,000 Higher Education Institutions Worldwide as Demand Climbs for Automation Skills

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

UiPath Academic Alliance institutionscomprised of universities, colleges, government bodies, professional workforce organizations, and not-for-profitshave educated more than 245,000 students and professionals on automation in 63 countries through the program in its first two years.

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  • UiPath Academic Alliance institutionscomprised of universities, colleges, government bodies, professional workforce organizations, and not-for-profitshave educated more than 245,000 students and professionals on automation in 63 countries through the program in its first two years.
  • To date, the Alliance has influenced more than 30,000 of these individuals in gaining employment, according to a UiPath survey of more than 200 Academic Alliance members.
  • The UiPath Academic Alliance is a global RPA knowledge ecosystem helping to shape the future of work.
  • UiPath has a vision to deliver the Fully Automated Enterprise, one where companies use automation to unlock their greatest potential.

Sean Whelan Appointed to Board of Directors

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 9:17pm

I also would like to thank Chris Wolfenberg for his service on the Board and for his valuable counsel during the time that we worked together.

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  • I also would like to thank Chris Wolfenberg for his service on the Board and for his valuable counsel during the time that we worked together.
  • Mr. Whelan presently is the Chief Executive Officer of Encore Rehabilitation Services, a provider of outcome-driven therapy services and associated compliance and revenue cycle support services.
  • Mr. Whelan served from 2007 to 2010 as CFO of InfuSystem Holdings Inc., a publicly traded health care services company.
  • Mr. Whelan also presently serves (since 2019) on the Board of Directors of OptioRx, a specialty pharmacy company.

Genapsys Adds to its Leadership Team with Two New Hires

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 12:12pm

"We are pleased to welcome Priya and Peter to our accomplished and growing leadership team," said Jason Meyers, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Genapsys.

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  • "We are pleased to welcome Priya and Peter to our accomplished and growing leadership team," said Jason Meyers, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Genapsys.
  • Genapsys is growing and expanding the enterprise and our updated branding and website reflect a new level of commitment from the entire Genapsys organization."
  • Priya Ray joins as Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, and Peter Swider joins as Vice President of Accounting and Finance.
  • "Being a part of Genapsys, a company at the cutting edge of technology, innovation, and industry excellence, is incredibly exciting," said Priya Ray.

P.B. Bell Expands Its Team, Promoting from Within and Hiring Key Industry Leaders

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 9:00pm

Bell, a leader in multifamily housing development and management, has expanded its team by welcoming two new employees and promoting another.

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  • Bell, a leader in multifamily housing development and management, has expanded its team by welcoming two new employees and promoting another.
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Axiom Medical Appoints New CFO Bryan Granier

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 7:40pm

The Woodlands, TX, Aug. 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Axiom Medical LLC, an innovator in occupational health services for employers and developer of the CheckIn2Work app , today announced that Bryan Granier joined as Chief Financial Officer.

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  • The Woodlands, TX, Aug. 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Axiom Medical LLC, an innovator in occupational health services for employers and developer of the CheckIn2Work app , today announced that Bryan Granier joined as Chief Financial Officer.
  • Mark Robinson, Axiom Medical CEO states, I am delighted to welcome Bryan Granier to our outstanding executive team.
  • Bryan Granier, CFO states, I first encountered Axiom Medical as an Injury Case Management customer 6 years ago and have been impressed with the comprehensive services and ROI delivered to employers.
  • Axiom Medical has positively impacted over 1,000,000 lives by supporting employees in the workplace and extending medical expertise during the COVID-19 pandemic by managing over 155,000 COVID cases and eleven million CheckIn2Work attestations.

Aristea Appoints Justin Thacker as Chief Financial Officer

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

SANDIEGO, Aug. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Aristea Therapeutics (Aristea), a clinical-stage immunology focused drug development company developing novel therapies to treat rare and serious inflammatorydiseases, today announcedthe appointment of Justin Thacker, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer.

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  • SANDIEGO, Aug. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Aristea Therapeutics (Aristea), a clinical-stage immunology focused drug development company developing novel therapies to treat rare and serious inflammatorydiseases, today announcedthe appointment of Justin Thacker, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer.
  • James M. Mackay, Ph.D., President and CEO of Aristea, commented, "Justin has a remarkable track record of strong financial leadership at life science companies like ours.
  • Mr. Thacker brings over 25 years of financial experience, including nearly 15 years in the life sciences industry at both commercial and clinical-stage companies, to the role.
  • "I am honored to join the Aristea team at this exciting time in the company's evolution," said Mr. Thacker.

Johnny Ek, former GenMark CFO, Joins Specific Diagnostics as Chief Financial Officer

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 11:00am

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Specific Diagnostics today announced the appointment of Johnny Ek as its Chief Financial Officer.

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  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Specific Diagnostics today announced the appointment of Johnny Ek as its Chief Financial Officer.
  • Mr. Ek had served since 2019 as the Chief Financial Officer of public company GenMark, overseeing its rapid growth to $200M in annual sales, and the process that led to its purchase by Roche Diagnostics for $1.8B in Q2 of this year.
  • Prior to joining GenMark, Mr. Ek was Vice President and International Controller at Affymetrix and Corporate Controller at eBioscience prior to its sale to Affy.
  • "Johnny brings the perfect set of skills and experience to Specific at this dynamic time in our commercial growth," said Dr. Paul A. Rhodes, Specific's CEO.