Sarasota, FL -  Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is pleased to announce that David Cumberland, CPA/CGMA, has been elected Vice President and Chair of the Marketing and Public Relations Committee for the FICPA Educational Foundation for the 2016/17 year.  Established in 1959, the FICPA Educational Foundation has provided more than $3 million in scholarships and education programs to support Florida’s accounting students. Through the generous donations of FICPA members, event sponsors, and the community, the Foundation continues to provide more than $200,000 a year in scholarships to assist Florida’s future CPA leaders.

“The FICPA Educational Foundation is a great way to get connected and give back to the future of the accounting profession.  We applaud David for his commitment and service to the FICPA to ensure the quality of tomorrow’s CPAs today," said Rob Lane, Managing Shareholder.

 About Kerkering, Barberio & Co.

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 kbgrp.com or Facebook.com/KBGRP.