Aronson & Company Named Finalist for Helios Award

Aronson News
April 18, 2008

Rockville, MD, April 18, 2008/ — Aronson & Company (A&C), a nationally ranked top-fifty accounting and consulting firm based in the Washington, D.C. Metro area, was named as one of the finalists vying for the 2008 Helios Apollo Awards, sponsored by Helios HR in partnership with the Washington, DC metropolitan chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management and SmartCEO magazine.

“We are very excited to be considered for this award,” commented Lisa J. Cines, Managing Officer, Aronson & Company. “We believe that our staff’s professional and interpersonal development is critical to their satisfaction and, ultimately, is a great way to retain our most valuable asset – our people.”

The Apollo Awards recognize organizations that invest in an intentional culture of continuous learning. This includes creating development opportunities for employees, as well as providing the resources for managers and employees to participate in a robust performance management program.

“The requirements for this award are quite stringent. Not only do they measure opportunity, but we ask nominees to indicate how they communicate these programs, and how they measure the impact of training and development on their organization,” said Kathy Albarado, president & CEO of Helios HR. “There are some remarkable efforts being made by organizations in the Washington metropolitan area. We believe they should be recognized for leading efforts in establishing best practices.”

A&C was named one of 10 finalists in the Small Company category. The awards breakfast will be held on June 6th, from 7:30 am to 9:30 am at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church to honor all finalists and announce the winners in each category.

About Aronson & Company

As the Mid-Atlantic region’s premier accounting and consulting firm, Aronson & Company has built a tradition of excellence spanning more than 40 years. Hundreds of dedicated business experts provide innovative solutions designed specifically for each client. A&C specializes in comprehensive audit, tax and consulting services for clients ranging from individual taxpayers up through publicly traded companies poised for continued success.

A&C’s professionals stay ahead of trends to meet and exceed expectations through their unique combination of personal service and innovative expertise. Dedicated to providing a complete financial solution, A&C is more than just a typical accounting firm – they are a trusted advisor to their clients.

A&C is proud to be one of INSIDE Public Accounting’s top 50 national accounting firms and has been featured on their elite Best of the Best list for three years running. A&C has also been named to Public Accounting Report’s top 50, and is ranked as a top 10 accounting and consulting firm by the Washington Business Journal. Most of A&C’s professional experts are members of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

About Helios HR

Helios HR is a trusted advisor to some of the nation’s top small and mid-sized companies, providing outsourced human resource services and HR consulting.