Sarasota, FL –Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is pleased to announce that Matthew Rzepa has been awarded the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential.  A CFE is a leader in the anti-fraud community, noted as a specialist in the prevention and deterrence of fraud. They represent the highest standards held by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and possess expertise in all aspects of the anti-fraud profession.


“Matthew met a stringent set of criteria and passed a rigorous exam administered by the ACFE to obtain the CFE credential.  The new designation is indicative of Matthew’s commitment to providing clients with the highest standards in client service.  As well, with his experience and ongoing professional development, he continues to be an integral part of the firm's audit segment," said Rob Lane, Managing 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 4350 West Cypress Street, Suite 930, Tampa, FL. For more information, visit or