ABC Baltimore Honors Anita Sheckells, CPA, CCIFP, CCA

Timonium, MD-  KatzAbosch, one of the Mid-Atlantic Region's leading certified public accounting and consulting firms, is proud to announce that Associated Builders and Contractors Baltimore Metro Chapter (ABC Baltimore) has chosen to honor Anita Sheckells, CPA, CCIFP, CCA, a Director with KatzAbosch, as Woman of the Year at the annual ABC Baltimore Winter Gala.

A long-time ABC Baltimore member and volunteer leader, Sheckells co-founded the construction group at KatzAbosch, which has made her a mentor and role model for other young women to join the industry.  This past year Sheckells was a mentor for the inaugural year of the Young Leaders' Professional Development Program.  After many active years on the Women in ABC (WABC) committee, she served as this years' chair of the WABC Women's Empowerment Day, which provides a full day of education for the women of My Sister's Place Women's Center.  A portion of this day is dedicated to Construction Careers and promoting women in construction.  She is currently serving as the Vice Chair of the WABC.

The annual ABC Baltimore Winter Gala, honoring Sheckells and other construction industry leaders, will be held at the Legg Mason Building in Baltimore on Saturday, February 8th, from 6 - 10 pm.

"We are extremely proud of Anita and her accomplishments with ABC," says Mark Cissell, President & CEO of KatzAbosch.  "This recognition as Woman of the Year is more confirmation of what we already know about her, that she's a wonderful role model to women, not only within our own firm, but to the construction and accounting industries in general."

About ABC Baltimore Metro Chapter

Associated Builders and Contractors is a national non-profit construction trade association working to promote the interests of merit shop contractors. With over 23,000 members, ABC is the fastest growing trade association in the country.  For more information about the ABC Baltimore Metro Chapter, please visit: http://www.abcbaltimore.org/

About KatzAbosch

Founded in 1969, KatzAbosch is a leading certified public accounting, tax and consulting firm. KatzAbosch is headquartered in Timonium and serves the Mid-Atlantic Region with additional offices located in Columbia and Bel Air, Maryland. KatzAbosch has been recognized as a "Best Accounting Firm to Work For" by Accounting Today for the past 5 years in a row. The firm provides tax and accounting services including cost segregation studies, business valuations, litigation support, forensic accounting, technology solutions, estate planning and administration as well as personal financial planning. KatzAbosch was a founding member of the Leading Edge Alliance; an international organization comprised of independently owned accounting and consulting firms, and is the only Maryland accounting firm that is a qualified member of the Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC). For more information, please call 410.828.CPAS (2727) or visit www.KatzAbosch.com

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