San Jose, CA (December 11, 2020) – Abbott, Stringham & Lynch (ASL) is honored to be named one of America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms by Forbes for the second year in a row.
In December 2020, Forbes released their findings after partnering with market research company, Statista, to identify a list of the most recommended firms for tax and accounting services in the US. Their methodology entailed collecting and reviewing survey responses from tax and accounting professionals (peers) and the finance departments of companies (clients). Peers were asked to indicate up to ten tax/accounting firms they would recommend if their company were not able to take on a client for a certain assignment or question. Clients were asked to name up to ten tax/accounting firms they would recommend based on their professional experience during the last three years. (more…)
San Jose, CA (June 9, 2020) – Abbott, Stringham & Lynch (ASL) was named to Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) 2020 Best CPA Firms for Equity Leadership list for the 2nd year in a row, based on the Accounting MOVE Project. (more…)
San Jose, CA (November 27, 2017) – Abbott, Stringham & Lynch (ASL), one of the largest local CPA firms in the Silicon Valley, welcomes San Jose CPA, Frank Boitano as a tax principal. Frank, formerly a managing partner with the accounting firm Boitano Sargent & Lilly, LLP (BSL), will be accompanied by his dedicated professional and administrative staff in joining ASL.
“Frank and his team will enhance our ability to continue serving high net worth individuals and closely held businesses and their owners in the Silicon Valley. This expansion demonstrates our continuing commitment to contributing to the financial well-being of our clients by enhancing our service ability and rendering superior technical and business advice” says ASL’s Managing Principal, Ray Scheaffer. (more…)
San Jose, CA (November 17, 2016) – Abbott, Stringham & Lynch, one of the largest local CPA firms in the Silicon Valley, is proud to announce that Deepa Bhat has been promoted to Audit Principal and Rachel Gillespie has been promoted to Tax Principal, effective January 1, 2017.
In making the announcement, Abbott, Stringham & Lynch’s Principal-in-charge of the Assurance and Accounting Department, Carol Wagner, said, “We are pleased to welcome Deepa and Rachel to the partnership group. These exceptional leaders have the experience and proven skills to take on their new responsibilities that will considerably contribute to our growth and build our reputation for providing remarkable client service.” (more…)
Abbott, Stringham & Lynch Principal of Tax and Construction Rob Trammell, CPA, has been elected to the Builders’ Exchange of Santa Clara County’s board of directors for a three-year term beginning January 2012. The Builders’ Exchange is a member-run, nonprofit association of licensed contractors, suppliers, and construction-related professionals founded in San Jose in 1893. According to the Builders’ Exchange, their goal is to provide a central location to review current construction blueprints and to collect timely construction information.
The ASL Technology Group is producing a seminar titled, “VC Funding & Management: What’s Accounting Got to Do with It?” The speakers are Partner Graham Burnette of Red Planet Capital Partners and the ASL Technology Group’s Senior Audit Manager, Sarah Dryden. The seminar takes place on September 21, 2011 at the Abbott, Stringham & Lynch accounting firm office at 1550 Leigh Avenue in San Jose, Calif.
ASL Principal Carol Wagner is presenting an accounting and audit overview for attorneys on July 21st at Practicing Law Institute’s (PLI) “Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2011 conference” in San Francisco. According to PLI, attorneys frequently encounter accounting in the course of their work, and a basic understanding is crucial to effectively assisting and representing their clients’ interests.
ASL Principal Pam Hedblad announced she has been re-elected to serve as Corporate Partner Director on the National Association of Women Business Owners’ Silicon Valley (NAWBO-SV) board of directors. In this role, Hedblad will continue to lead NAWBO-SV’s corporate sponsorship fundraising efforts with companies interested in doing business with women-owned enterprises.
ASL Principal Pam Hedblad is speaking to women business owners at a teleseminar about using financial systems for future business planning on July 13th. The teleseminar is part of an ongoing program, Engage! 2011!, jointly presented by the National Association for Women Business Owners San Francisco and Silicon Valley chapters. The program consists of a series of teleseminars, webinars, and live programs taking place from March to September. Those interested can register on NAWBO’s website.