Elk Grove Village, IL, September 9, 2015—Porte Brown LLC, www.PorteBrown.com, a Chicagoland accounting firm providing accounting, audit, tax, technology and wealth management services, announces John Lancaster, CPA, has recently earned his CCIFP (Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional) designation. According to the Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals, the CCIFP designation is “the only construction financial management certification accredited by the American National Standards Institute.”
Lancaster’s newly earned certification increases Porte Brown’s total number of CCIFP certified professionals to five. Porte Brown’s sizeable contingent of CCIFP professionals places it on an elite level of CPA firms that can provide specialized accounting and financial management services to the construction industry. Currently, there are over 900 CCIFPs in the United States and of that only 28 are located in Illinois.
According to Russell Wilson, CPA, CCIFP and Partner at the Chicago area accounting firm, “We’re proud of the time and effort John has put into achieving one of the highest levels of certification for accountants in the construction industry. It’s a level of industry‐specific expertise the average accounting firm simply can’t provide.”
Wilson adds, “With over 150 construction clients at Porte Brown, it’s important our staff has the specialized training necessary to provide the highest standard of accounting services in the construction industry. The CCIFP certification enables us to provide additional guidance in areas such as project management, safety issues, human resources, IT, and legal issues related to the construction industry.”
About Porte Brown
Porte Brown LLC is a full service accounting and consulting firm headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Elk Grove Village, Illinois. For more than 65 years, Porte Brown has focused on providing the highest level of service to individuals, businesses and organizations throughout the region. In addition to the traditional accounting services such as tax planning and preparation, audit, business valuations, and retirement plan administration, Porte Brown also provides strategic consulting and leading-edge technology implementation for clients in cloud and non-cloud environments. Wealth management services provided by Porte Brown Wealth Management LLC.*
*Securities offered through 1st Global Capital Corp., Member FINRA, SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through 1st Global Advisors, Inc. Insurance services offered through 1st Global Insurance Services, Inc.
Porte Brown serves accounting and consulting clients from offices in Illinois, Indiana, Texas and Oregon. For more information, visit www.Portebrown.com or call 847-956-1040
Posted on Sep, 10
by Mark Czarny