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Koltin Consulting Group associates are frequently asked to lend their knowledge and expertise to various trade publications by contributing articles. Please click on the titles below to read the full article.

Articles by Allan D. Koltin, CPA, CEO


2018

January 2018 - CliftonLarsonAllen acquires NSBN

January 2018 - Citrin Cooperman adds Schneider & Associates to Bethesda, Maryland office

January 2018 - Wipfli merges with Kessler Orlean Silver

January 2018 - Aprio acquires RRB Business Services

2017

December 2017 - Wipfli merges in SJA

December 2017 - Top 10 Sound Bites of the year

November 2017 - Koltin Addresses Carr, Riggs & Ingram Partner Group

November 2017 - Winning in the Competitive Era of Disruption

November 2017 - Money Power Issues Dominate Initial Acquisition Meetings

November 2017 - Winning in the Competitive Era of Disruption

November 2017 - Money Power Issues Dominate Initial Acquisition Meetings

November 20, 2017 - The Value Drivers of the Modern Firm - Accounting Today

November 14, 2017 - Koltin speaks to Carr Riggs & Ingram Partner Group in Palm Beach, Florida

November 9,2017 - Koltin Delivers Keynote at National Life CPA Symposium

October 2017 - Crowe Horwath LLP combines with Rowbotham International

October 2017 - Squar Milner Acquires Loomis

October 2017 - Survive the First Meeting to Succeed in Acquisitions

September 2017 - Win or Get Eaten: The war for accounting talent heats up

August 2017 - Koltin Addresses AICPA Major Firms Group on Succession

July 2017 - Too Many CPAs Are Too Busy to Think About Long Term Careers

June 2017 - When is a Partner Not Productive

May 2017 - The Best Kept Secrets of the Top 3 Percent

March 2017 - The Benefits of Being Famous

March 2017 - Coaching to Effect Change and Develop Talent

2016

Winter 2016-2017 - Does Your Firm Have Curb Appeal?

Sept 2016 - Excerpts from CPAmerica International Leading Partners

June 2016 - Accounting and Football Legends discuss Leadership Success and the Challenges of Change

May 2016 - How to Facilitate a Partner Retreat

April 2016 - Back to the Future – Looking Back over Three Decades

February 2016 - Allan Koltin Inducted into Accounting Hall of Fame

February 2016 - The State of the M&A Market

February 2016 - CliftonLarsonAllen Merges in Bruner Cox

January 2016 - Firm Leaders Share Lessons and Strategy

January 2016 - CPA Firm Heads Looking for the Right M&A Candidates

January 2016 - BDO Merges in Feeley & Driscoll

January 2016 - Wipfli Adds Steinberg Advisors

January 2016 - Brand-building tips for small firms and sole practitioners

2015

December 2015 - Baldwin CPAs Merges in Anderson, Bryant, Lasky & Winslow

December 2015 - Armanino Merges in LaRue Corrigan

November 2015 - BDO USA Merges in CEA

November 2015 - Marcum Reaches into Midwest with Frost Merger

November 2015 - CliftonLarsonAllen Merges in Camp Lowell CPAs and KFMR

August 2015 - Citrin Cooperman Merges in Regardie, Brooks & Lewis

June 2015 - Baldwin CPAs and Eldridge, Jackson & Leedy Merge

May 2015 - BDO Merging in Stone Carlie to Become $1 Billion Firm

April 2015 - Koltin Addresses UIC Accounting Club on “Success after College”

January 2015 - Wipfli Acquires Two Firms in Philly and Montana

January 2015 - M&A in 2015

January 2015 - Accounting firm Wipfli expanding across U.S.

2014

October 2014 - "Charting a Course for the Future: A Report on Firm Preparedness"

March 2014 - "How Effective is Your Firm's Mentoring Program"

January 2014 - 10 Plagues of CPA Firm Greatness

January 2014 - The State of M&A: 2014

2013

September 2013 - "Goal Setting: The best secret of the top three-percent performers"

September 2013 - "Owner/Partner Accountability and Unity", article on two KCG consulting clients

September 2013 - "Free Agency: The Pathway to Great Lateral Talent"

July 2013 - "Most Interesting Man in Accounting" Crain's Chicago Business

July 2013 - Mind the Profit Gap" accountingToday

July 2013 - "How Firms Can Go from Great to Good"

June 2013 - "The 10 C's of Great Leaders"

May 2013 - "Back to the Basics: Selling Professional Accounting Services"

January 2013 - "Coaching to Effect Change and Develop Talent"

January 2013 - "Changing Face of M&A" - accountingToday

January 2013 - "Coaching to Effect Change and Develop Talent"

2012

November 2012 - "The Benefits of Being Famous"

September 2012 - "Protecting the Firm"

July 2012 - "Best Practices on Firm Governance"

May 2012 - "Why 'B' Students Make Great Partners"

March 2012 - "Best Practices on Succession Planning"

January 2012 - "Strategies for Growth: The Triangle Offense"

2011

November 2011 - "Common Characteristics of a Successful Partner Compensation Program"

September 2011 - "Things I Wish Someone Had Taught Me about Servicing Clients When I Was Practicing"

May 2011 - "When Is a Partner Not Productive? And What to Do about It!"

February 2011 - "The Five Life Cycles of CPA Firm Growth"

2010

September 2010 - "Thought Leadership & Best Practices-Partner Comp"

March 2010 - "Current Trends in Mandatory Retirement: How Do You Know When It Is Time to Leave?"

2009

November 2009 - "Current Trends and Opportunities Regarding Partner Compensation"

July 2009 - "Challenges and Obstacles of Managing a Multi Office Firm"

May 2009 - "Partner Retreats - Advances"

2008

November 2008 - "Is Your Firm a Book of Business Firm Article"

June 2008 - "Upward Evaluation Article"

January 2008 - "So What Does Becoming a Partner Really Mean"

February 2008 - "What Does it Take for Successful Strategic Plan"