Brandi DiGiorgio Specializes in Assurance and Business Consulting,
Leads Firm's Manufacturing and Distribution Niche Team
KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Brandi DiGiorgio, a Certified Public Accountant and Manager at MarksNelson, has been named to the Kansas Society of CPAs (KSCPA) Board of Directors. She will begin her three-year term on Nov. 19.
"On behalf of the entire firm, we are so proud of Brandi's election to the KSCPA Board of Directors and know the organization will value her professional expertise, vision and strategies, just as our clients do," said MarksNelson Managing Member Mark Radetic. "Brandi is an excellent representative of our firm."
KSCPA Board of Directors are nominated by a committee composed of past chairs and the current the Executive Committee, and elected by the members at the annual business meeting, governed by the KSCPA. DiGiorgio is one of five new members appointed to the Board for 2015.Responsibilities of board members include selecting a strategic initiative task force on which to serve and participating in quarterly calls, which help guide the initiative for the upcoming year. Other duties may include outside work such as promoting the initiative, creating talking points and speaking at special events. Strategic initiatives for the 2015 fiscal year are Promotion of the CPA Brand, Membership Engagement & Growth and Advocacy and Professional Development, in which DiGiorgio will serve. Twenty members serve on the current Board of Directors cabinet.
The KSCPA provides its members representation at the Kansas Statehouse and on the Council of the American Institute of CPAs, and builds relationships with advocates at the IRS and Kansas Department of Revenue. The organization also sponsors young professional events and professional development programs to help members meet requirements for maintaining a permit for practice in Kansas, among other services.
As Manager at MarksNelson, DiGiorgio leads the manufacturing and distribution niche team, and specializes in providing assurance and business consulting services to companies in those industries. She also specializes in employee benefit plans. DiGiorgio has been with MarksNelson since 2004 and has served in her manager role for almost eight years.
"I am honored to be appointed as a member of the Board of Directors for such a well-respected and reputable organization," DiGiorgio said. "I'm really looking forward to collaborating with my peers and the opportunity to contribute my expertise in support of the KSCPA's strategic goals."
MarksNelson LLC, a firm of Certified Public Accountants and Business Advisors located in the greater Kansas City area, works with clients to help safeguard and grow their businesses. The firm provides Assurance, Accounting Services and Business Advisory, Business Valuation, Consulting, Cost Segregation, Employee Benefit Plan Audits, Litigation Support, Forensic Accounting, International Tax, State and Local Tax and Tax services. MarksNelson is a member of The Leading Edge Alliance, the second-largest international professional association of independently owned accounting and consulting firms, serving clients who need additional resources on a national or international level. MarksNelson has significant accounting and business advisory experience in the auto dealership, construction, insurance, manufacturing, distribution and real estate sectors. The firm was named among the 2014 Best Accounting Firms for Leadership Equity by the 2014 Accounting MOVE Project for its dedication to gender equity. For more information, visit www.marksnelsoncpa.com.