Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Company, LLP (LBL) is proud to announce the following recent promotions and new hires:

Clare Chisholm, CPA, CMA, joined the firm January 21 as a Director/Controller in the Internal Auditing department. Chisholm has several years of progressive accounting experience at national law firms. She specializes in strategic planning and management, financial and analytical reporting, and budgeting and forecasting. Chisholm earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

Andrew Reckard, CPA, was promoted to a Manager in the Tax Department. Reckard joined LBL as an intern six years ago and specializes in small business taxes. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls.

Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Company, LLP, is a prominent Twin Cities CPA firm providing accounting, audit, tax and consulting services to companies and individuals. Founded in 1940, the firm has more than 120 employees. LBL is a founding member of the Leading Edge Alliance, the second largest international association of independent CPA firms with more than 180 firms in 100 countries.