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Former FBI Agent Joins Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman Partner Group
By Abigail Stokes Palsma, Knowledge Manager
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman (VLS) is proud to announce that long time Director Ernest C. Cooper, JD, CPA/CFF, CFE has joined the firm as lead Partner for the Forensic Services Division…

               
 

VLS Promotes Seven Accountants, Names New Partner
By Christy Gill, Communications and Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman (VLS), a Certified Public Accounting and business consulting firm in Glendora, has announced seven promotions and named a new partner this year. Brittany Aguilar, CPA; Scott Hendrickson; Mayra Meza, CPA, MBA; Abdon Padilla; Katrina Replogle; Denise Stevenson; and Tina Tuyen have been promoted to Senior Associates. Ernie Cooper, CPA/CFF, CFE, has been named Partner of VLS Forensic Services.

               
 

Making a Positive Difference Together:
CPA Firm Donates Clothing and Basic Necessities with Every Tax Return
By Christy Gill, Communications and Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman (VLS) is using everyday services for their clients as a vehicle to make a positive difference on a global scale. This tax season, for every individual tax return VLS prepares for a client, the firm is providing 50 street children in India with clothing and basic necessities. The tax client receives a Certificate of Appreciation to document this act of giving; in this way both the client and the firm experience the joy of giving…

               
 

Local Firm Named 10th Best Accounting Firm to Work For on Nationwide List
By Christy Gill, Communications and Knowledge Management Associate
VLS is proud to announce that the firm was recently ranked 10th in its category on the 2013 “Best Accounting Firms to Work for” list. This list, which is presented annually by Accounting Today and managed by Best Companies Group, is dedicated to identifying and honoring the best employers in the accounting industry…

               
 

Dan Warden Selected for Making a Positive Difference Award
By Abigail Stokes Palsma, Knowledge Manager
On August 30, 2013, Dan Warden, Director/Consultant, was given the Making a Positive Difference Award by the VLS Partner Group. This honor is awarded to VLS employees whom the Partner Group wishes to recognize for making a positive difference in some unique and honorable way.

               
 

Local Firm Promotes Leadership Institute Graduate to Manager
By Christy Gill, Communications and Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP (VLS), a Certified Public Accounting and business consulting firm in Glendora, is pleased to announce that Lorian Bacca, CPA, has been promoted to Manager. Bacca specializes in pension audits and corporate taxes…

               
 

Trusted CPA Installed as Glendora Chamber of Commerce President
By Christy Gill, Communications and Knowledge Management Associate
Mary Ann Quay, CPA, AEP, MBA and Partner Emerita of Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman (VLS), was installed as Glendora Chamber of Commerce President on June 26, 2013, effective July 1, 2013. The Glendora Chamber of Commerce represents local business...

               
 

Celebrating 60 Years of Making a Positive Difference:
Dynamic TEDx Keynote Speaker Featured at Local Firm’s Diamond Anniversary Event
By Christy Gill, Communications and Knowledge Management Associate
Certified public accounting and business consulting firm Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP (VLS) will be hosting its 60th Diamond Anniversary Event on June 13, 2013, from 3-5 p.m. The event will celebrate the firm’s 60th year in business, major achievements over the years, inspiration the firm has received from its many clients, and the future of the firm…

               
 

Local Firm Promotes Four Accountants
By Christy Gill, Communications and Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP (VLS), a Certified Public Accounting and business consulting firm in Glendora, has announced four promotions within the firm this year. Jennifer Fillinger, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Associate; Marlen Cervantes, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Associate; Clemente Jimenez, CPA, has been promoted to Manager; and Megan Asselin, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Manager...

               
 

Guiding Tax and School District Clients toward a Better Tomorrow:
Experienced Accountant Promoted to Senior Manager at Local Firm
By Christy Gill, Communications and Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP (VLS) is proud to announce that Megan Asselin, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Manager. Asselin has been with VLS, a Certified Public Accounting and business consulting firm located in Glendora, for over ten years. She specializes in financial and compliance audits...

 
               
 

Loyalty, Longevity, and Flexibility:
Three Employees Retire from Vicenti, Lloyd and Stutzman
By Abigail Stokes Palsma, Knowledge Manager
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman announces the retirement of three beloved employees: Senior Manager Shari Prosser, Senior Associate Audrey Deibel, and Executive Assistant Janet Loeffler...

 
               
 

Derrick J. DeBruyne Joins the Partner Group at Local Firm
By Abigail Stokes Palsma, Knowledge Manager
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP (VLS) is proud to announce that Derrick J. DeBruyne, CPA, CFE, has been promoted from Senior Manager to Partner. In addition to proven leadership within the firm, DeBruyne has shown his commitment both to his clients, his profession and to the industries he serves...

 
               
 

Senior Associate Lorian Bacca Graduates from Leadership Institute
By Christy Gill, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Lorian Bacca, CPA, Senior Associate at Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP (VLS), recently graduated from the Leadership Institute of the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA). This five-day intensive program focuses on improving leadership behavior, critical thinking and management skills in order to prepare members to become better managers and leaders in the industry...

 
               
 

Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman Sends Envoys to State Capitol To Meet with Legislators
By Christy Gill, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Four members of the Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP (VLS) team had the opportunity to travel to Sacramento on January 23 and 24 to meet with state senators and assembly members. They were part of a contingent of CPAs who met at the state capitol to discuss issues affecting the profession and the business climate...

 
               
 

Tax Season: ‘Tis Better to Give than to Receive
CPA Firm Donates Clean Water with Every Tax Return

By Christy Gill, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman (VLS), a full service accounting and business consulting firm, is one of the first firms in the United States to join the global giving initiative Buy1GIVE1 (B1G1). B1G1 is non-profit organization that supports other charity organizations around the world to create sustainable contribution models...

 
               
 

Becoming Number 15: Local Firm Makes National Best Accounting Firms to Work for List
By Christy Gill, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman (VLS) is proud to announce that the firm was recently ranked 15th in its category on the 2012 “Best Accounting Firms to Work for” list. This list, which is presented annually by Accounting Today and managed by Best Companies Group, is dedicated to identifying and honoring the best employers in the accounting industry...

 
               
 

50 Years of Fun:
Founding Partner Celebrates Milestone Anniversary with Firm

By Christy Gill, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman (VLS) is celebrating 50 years of founding partner Royce Stutzman’s exceptional service. Stutzman has served in a number of capacities...

 
               
 

Local Firm Celebrates 100 Years of Employees’ Exceptional Service
By Christy Gill, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP (VLS), a Certified Public Accounting and business consulting firm in Glendora, is celebrating the anniversaries of three outstanding accountants, totaling 100 years of service...

 
               
 

Accountants Teach Personal Finance at University of La Verne’s REACH Business Camp for High School Students
By Christy Gill, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Patricia Stover and Derrick DeBruyne of Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP (VLS) informed and inspired high school students by presenting on the topic of personal finance at the University of La Verne...

 
               
 

CalCPA Presents Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman with Public Service Award for Firms
By Bill Spaniel, Public Relations Manager at CalCPA
For services to the community, the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) has named Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP, Glendora, Calif., as the recipient of its 2012 Public Service Award for Firms...

 
               
 

Creating Positive Change:
Pioneer of Local Firm Named Co-Managing Partner

By Christy Gill, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
The Partners at Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP (VLS) are proud to announce that Linda Saddlemire, CPA/CFF, CFE, has been named Co-Managing Partner...

 
               
 

A Celebration of Service:
Partner Emerita Reaches 35th Year Milestone with Firm

By Christy Gill, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman (VLS) is celebrating 35 years of the dedicated service of Mary Ann Quay...

 
               
 

Industry Leader to Speak to Peers
By Christy Gill, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Wade McMullen, CPA and Partner at Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman (VLS), will be co-presenting on the topic of charter schools at the CalCPA Education...

 
       
 

Local Firm Celebrates Three Partners' Major Anniversaries
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP (VLS), a Certified Public Accounting and business consulting firm in Glendora, is celebrating a total of 85 years of...

 
       
 

Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman ranked 26 in Los Angeles Business Journal's List of Accounting Firms
The Los Angeles Business Journal published the annual list of Accounting Firms on February 27, 2012. Accounting Firms are ranked according to the number of accounting professionals that work in their respective Los Angeles County offices. Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman ranked 26 out of 75 for the year 2011.

 
       
 

Experienced Accountant Promoted to Senior Manager at Local Firm
By Christy Gill, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman (VLS) has announced that Heather McGee, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Manager...

 
       
 

Trusted Senior Manager is named Partner at VLS
By Abigail Stokes Palsma, Knowledge Manager
The Partners at Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP are thrilled to announce that Tim Evans, CPA, MS, has joined the Partner group...

 
       
 

Young and Emerging Professional: CalCPA's Inland Empire Chapter Honors Mayra Meza of VLS
By Abigail Stokes Palsma, Knowledge Manager
First year associate Mayra Meza of Vicenti, Lloyd and Stutzman, received the Young and Emerging Professional Award for Excellence from the Inland Empire Chapter of the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) on January 25...

 
       
 

Increasing Value: Newly accredited business valuator increases profits for clients
By Abigail Stokes Palsma, Knowledge Manager
Jennifer Osborne, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) offering Business Valuation (appraisal) services, recently became a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) through the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)...

 
       
 

CalCPA Awards First Firm Public Service Award
By Abigail Stokes Palsma, Knowledge Manager
On December 7, 2011, Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman was presented with the Public Service Award given by the Inland Empire Cal CPA Society. This recognition is typically given to an individual CPA for contribution to the community...

 
       
 

Managing Partner Celebrates 35th Year with Firm
By Abigail Stokes Palsma, Knowledge Manager
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman (VLS) is celebrating 35 years of Co-Managing Partner Carl Pon’s, dedicated, exceptional service...

 
       
 

Fraud Investigator Promoted to Senior Manager at Local Firm
By Christy Pon, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman (VLS) announced that effective September 1, 2011, Jenny Dominguez, CPA/CFF, CFE, has been promoted to Senior Manager of Forensic Services...

 
       
 

Certified Digital Forensics Examiner Added to Local Fraud Investigations Unit
By Christy Pon, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
John Hostetler, Manager of Information Technology and Computer Forensics, was awarded the highly sought-after Certified Digital Forensics Examiner (CDFE) designation on June 1, 2011...

 
       
 

Fighting Back: VLS Participates in Relay For Life of Glendora
By Christy Pon, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman staff, family and friends walked the 2011 Relay For Life of Glendora at Louie Pompei Park beginning on Saturday, June 4th at 9 AM....

 
       
 

Fraud Expert Adds New Credential
By Christy Pon, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Priscilla Osborne Flores, CPA, CIA, Senior Manager and member of the VLS Fraud Solutions Team, was awarded the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) on April 6, 2011...

 
       
 

Derrick DeBruyne Serves as Official Accountant for Local Peace Project Art Contest
By Christy Pon, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Derrick DeBruyne, Senior Manager, CPA, CFE, served as the Official Accountant for the Pomona Unified Peace Project Art Contest on Saturday, March 19th. The contest, which was open to students in third through twelfth grade within the Pomona Unified School District, asked student artists to contrast negative topics with positive alternatives...

 
       
 

Gema Ptasinski Named Chair of Finance Committee for Visiting Nurse Association of the Inland Counties
By Christy Pon, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Gema Ptasinski, CPA, Partner, was named Chair of the Finance Committee for the Visiting Nurse Association of the Inland Counties (VNAIC) on Monday, March 7th at the VNAIC annual meeting. The VNAIC is a non-profit organization which provides home healthcare and hospice services to the Riverside and San Bernardino Counties...

 
       
 

Derrick DeBruyne, Amanda McCallum and Patricia Stover Teach Financial Literacy at Pomona Unified High Schools
By Christy Pon, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
As part of fulfilling our vision of making a positive difference in the world and in support of financial literacy outreach, Derrick DeBruyne, CPA, CFE, Senior Manager, has coordinated the presentation of three weeks of financial literacy courses to classes in five different Pomona Unified School District high schools...

 
       
 

Tim Evans Awarded for Making a Positive Difference
By Christy Pon, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
On February 28th, 2011, Tim Evans, CPA, Senior Manager, was given the Making a Positive Difference Award by the VLS Partner Group. This honor is awarded to VLS employees whom the Partner Group wishes to recognize for making a positive difference in some unique and honorable way...

 
       
 

Derrick DeBruyne, Involved Community Member and Charter School Audit Team Leader, Promoted to Senior Manager
By Christy Pon, Communications & Knowledge Management Associate
Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP (VLS) announced on January 13th, 2011 that Derrick DeBruyne, CPA, CFE, has b