Sarasota, FL - Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is pleased to announce that Michael Hand has joined the firm as a Tax Senior.  Michael's focus is in business and individual taxation.  He received his Bachelors in Accounting from the University of South Florida and is working on passing the CPA exam.

"We are so pleased to have Michael join the firm.  His knowledge of various industries will be very advantageous to our clients and staff," said Shirley Fieber, Shareholder.

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Kerkering, Barberio & Co. is one of the largest independent certified public accounting firms in Southwest Florida and offers a wide range of services to businesses, organizations, and individuals.  The firm has been serving clients since 1972.  Kerkering, Barberio & Co. has three locations:  1990 Main Street, Suite 801, Sarasota, FL; 9423 Town Center Parkway, Lakewood Ranch, FL; and 4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 600, Tampa, FL. For more information, visit or