Glen Allen, VA - Thousands of extraordinary certified public accountants (CPA) work in Virginia, but this year's "Super CPA" contest in Virginia Business magazine identifies over 350 "best of the best" of the CPA profession. Keiter is pleased to announce that 15 Keiter Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) members were selected as winners in their specialty areas.  The Keiter team members receiving awards in this prestigious contest are:

Assurance Services

Richard W. Lewis, CPA, CFE, Partner

Business Valuation/Litigation

Harold G. Martin, Jr., cpa/abv/cff, asa, cfe, Partner

Corporate Tax

L. Michael Gracik, Jr., CPA, Partner

Carroll D. Hurst, CPA, Partner

Gary G. Wallace, CPA

Employee Benefits

Courtney S. Barrack, CPA, Audit Manager and ERISA Team Leader

Estate Planning and Trusts

Thomas M. Denson, III, CPA, Partner

Government/Non-Profit

John E. Kent, Jr., CPA, Partner

Individual Tax

Jennifer F. Flinchum, CPA, CFP®, Partner

Denise C. Holmes, CPA, Partner

George W. Riegel, Jr., CPA, Partner

Personal Financial Planning

Carl A. Loden, CPA, PFS, Partner

Small Business Consulting

Jacob D. Favaro, CPA, CFP®, Tax Senior Manager

Robert A. ("Ted") Gary, IV, CPA.CITP, Partner

Virginia Business partners with the VSCPA to offer this special program to highlight Virginia's top CPAs for their important contributions to their respected profession and the prosperity of the Commonwealth. Some CPAs stand out because of the superior work they do for their firms, companies, nonprofits or government agencies. Others devote themselves to securing the future of the CPA designation by teaching accounting's next generation. And the "Super CPA" contest, now in its 13th year, recognizes future leaders - the younger and newer CPAs whose passion and dedication will help move the profession toward a successful future.

To view a complete list of the winners or to view the "Super CPAs" section of Virginia Business, visit the magazine's website at http://www.virginiabusiness.com/ and click on the November 2013 issue.

For a complete list of VSCPA members recognized in the contest, visit http://www.vscpa.com/.

Keiter was founded in 1978 and provides a full range of financial services to businesses and their owners. Whether performing an audit examination or developing a business plan for a start-up, the Keiter team is always focused on providing fresh insights and creating new opportunities to help businesses grow. The Firm has over 130 employees in its Richmond office and is the third largest accounting firm in Richmond with 70 CPAs. Keiter has developed specialized expertise in serving the real estate, construction, manufacturing, and financial services industries, as well as nonprofit entities.  For more information on the Firm, please visit http://www.keitercpa.com/.