The Partners of KatzAbosch congratulate Anita Sheckells, CPA, CCIFP, CCA on being appointed to the Board of Directors as Treasurer for the Baltimore Chapter of the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC).

Anita Sheckells, a Director with KatzAbosch and VP of the firm's Board of Directors, works in consulting and planning for closely-held businesses.  She is a Co-founder of the firm's Construction Services Group.  A dedicated professional, Anita holds the prestigious distinction of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP), a certification held by less than 25 professionals in Maryland and less than 900 professionals in the United States.   As a subject matter expert in construction accounting, Anita has authored several financial and accounting articles for various publications and associations.  She is instrumental in the firm's vision to create, grow and protect asset value as it relates to both clients and staff.

Anita specializes in services to the construction and real estate industries, including: special accounting and tax issues, bonding and banking issues, business advisory services, tax planning, and accounting and tax services for closely-held businesses.

Anita earned her B.S. in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting from the University of Baltimore and is a current member of the following associations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Member; Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA), Member and Past Chair of Construction Accounting Committee; Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), Treasurer, Board of Directors, Chair of Women in Construction Committee, Past Chair of Events Committee; Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), Board Member and Past President; Howard County Chamber of Commerce, Treasurer, Board of Directors;  Women President's Organization; University of Baltimore, Past Accounting Advisory Board Member; and Boy Scouts, Merit Badge Counselor. She has received many awards including: Maryland's Top 100 Women, The Daily Record, 2014, 2006; Woman of the Year, Associated Builders & Contractors, 2013; Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), Comeback Chapter of the Year, 2008; Smart CPA, Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine, 2012, 2011 and 2005; Leader in the Workplace, YMCA; and Special Leader Professions, YWCA. Anita Sheckells can be contacted at 410.290.3288 or

About Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC)

Associated Builders and Contractors, also known as "ABC", 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.

About KatzAbosch

Founded in 1969, KatzAbosch is one of the largest CPA and business consulting services in the Mid-Atlantic region.  As a Maryland accounting firm, our mission is to provide the highest quality accounting, tax, financial and management consulting services to our regional clients.  We understand the needs and challenges of our clients and we have made it our obligation to create, grow and protect asset value.  KatzAbosch is consistently named a Best Accounting Firm to Work For in Accounting Today and as one of the Top Workplaces in The Baltimore Sun.  Our firm is also ranked among the Top 15 Largest Accounting Firms in the Baltimore Area by the Baltimore Business Journal.

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