There is always something happening at PBMares. Peruse some of our recent news below. If you have questions or would like additional information about any of these releases please contact Susan Miller, marketing manager. She can be reached via phone at 757-873-1587 or email.

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PBMares is Certified as PCI Security Standards Council Qualified Security Assessor

June 8, 2022

PBMares, LLP, a Top 100 advisory CPA and Quality Security Assessor (QSA) firm, announced it has successfully completed the PCI Security Standards Council Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) testing process and are validated as compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

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PBMares Corporate Social Responsibility Program Launches With Grants Program

May 3, 2022

Grant Program is One of Four Pillars in the Firm’s CSR Program Awarding Over $350,000 to Area Not-For-Profits PBMares LLP, a top 100 tax and […]

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PBMares Names Five New Partners

January 13, 2022

PBMares, LLP announces the election of five new partners to the Firm. Jennifer L. Bonsiewich, Lynn M. Eller, Shawn Middleton, Ryan B. Paul, and Jon-Michael “Jonny” Rosch were promoted to Partner, effective January 1, 2022.

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Forbes Names PBMares, LLP One of Nation’s Best Tax and Accounting Firms

December 28, 2021

PBMares, LLP has been named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Tax and Accounting Firms for 2022. Of the 233 firms recognized, PBMares is in an elite tier of 177 firms recognized for both tax and accounting.

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PBMares Names Two New Partners

March 29, 2021

PBMares, LLP, a Top 100 accounting and consulting firm based in Newport News, VA, elected two new tax partners to the Firm. Ronald H. Pachino and Tracey Powell were each promoted to Partner, effective January 1, 2021.

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PBMares Repeats as a Top 100 Firm in Accounting Today’s 2021 Ranking

March 18, 2021

PBMares LLP has been named one of the Top 100 Firms in the US for 2021 by Accounting Today, the premier publication of the certified public accounting industry. In this year’s ranking, the firm moves up three spots from last year.

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Harvey Johnson Named CEO of PBMares LLP

January 5, 2021

PBMares, LLP, a Top 100 accounting and consulting firm in the U.S., announces that Harvey L. Johnson, partner and Cybersecurity & Control Risk Services Practice Leader has been appointed CEO,  effective January 1, 2021. Johnson will serve as the second CEO in the Firm’s 58-year history, and succeeds Alan S. Witt, who became CEO in 1979. 

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Jameka Johnson Promoted to Director of Finance

December 22, 2020

PBMares has announced the appointment of Jameka Johnson to Director of Finance. In her new role, Johnson will be responsible for day-to-day operations and the strategic direction of the Firm’s Internal Accounting and Finance functions.

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PBMares Adds Four Partners from North Carolina Offices

December 16, 2020

PBMares adds four partners as a result of its expansion into North Carolina with the acquisition of the RSM New Bern and RSM Morehead City locations.

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PBMares Expands Footprint into North Carolina

November 20, 2020

PBMares, LLP, a Top 100 accounting and consulting firm, is expanding its geographic footprint with the addition of two RSM US LLP (RSM) North Carolina offices. The firms have entered into a definitive agreement for PBMares to acquire substantially all the assets of RSM’s New Bern, N.C., and Morehead City, N.C., offices, subject to certain terms and conditions.

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PBMares Announces New Investment Bank Serving Middle-Market Companies

September 21, 2020

PBMares, LLP, a top-100 accounting and consulting firm, has launched a middle-market investment bank providing mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital formation, and financial restructuring services […]

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PBMares Ranks in Top 100 of US Accounting Firms

July 15, 2020

PBMares LLP continues to rank in the top 100 of all public accounting firms in the US, improving its position to 95th, according to both 2020 Inside Public Accounting Firms Top 100 Accounting Firms, and Accounting Today 2020 Top 100 Firms.

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A Special Message from the CEO

March 16, 2020

Our thoughts have been with the individuals, businesses and communities that have been affected by COVID-19. In response to the increasing number of cases and uncertainty, I want to make you aware of the precautions PBMares is taking to protect the health and safety of our employees, their families, and our clients while maintaining a consistent level of client service.

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PBMares Names Two New Partners to Retirement Plan Services Team

February 20, 2020

PBMares, LLP has elected two new partners to lead the Retirement Plan Services team. Gary Kitts, CPA, and Cindy Kochersperger, CPA, QKA, will operate out of the Firm’s Norfolk location.

PBMares Hires Andrea Sardone as Marketing Director

October 24, 2019

PBMares, LLP, a top 100 accounting firm with offices in Virginia and Maryland, has hired Andrea Sardone as Marketing Director.  Sardone, who is based in […]

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PBMares Moves Up Two Spots on Inside Public Accounting’s Top 100

September 30, 2019

PBMares, LLP, a leading accounting and business-consulting firm serving clients nationally and internationally, was recently ranked No. 96 by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) on their […]

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Three Team Members Promoted to Senior Tax Manager

September 25, 2019

PBMares, LLP, a leading accounting and business-consulting firm serving clients nationally and internationally, has promoted the following team members to Senior Tax Manager. Ashley Summers, […]

64th Edition of Clubs in Town & Country Reveal Club Trends

August 22, 2019

Growing Membership and Varying Activities Top the List of Club Concerns Growing membership and varying activities are two concerns topping the list of trends clubs […]

Wealth Management Named Top 150 AUM Firm by Accounting Today

August 20, 2019

PBMares Wealth Management, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm, was recently ranked as a Top 150 CPA Firm by AUM (assets under management) by Accounting […]

PBMares Hires Managing Director of Transaction Advisory Services

August 13, 2019

Enrique C. Brito recently joined PBMares as Managing Director of Transaction Advisory Services. He will drive the strategy, growth and innovation of consultative solutions in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, business strategy, business intelligence, corporate finance, business valuation, due diligence and operational improvement.

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Edmunds Receives VSCPA’S Top 5 Under 35 Honor

May 21, 2019

William “JJ” Edmunds, Jr., CPA, CIA, CISA, MSA, audit and assurance supervisor with PBMares, LLP, has been honored as one of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (VSCPA) Top 5 Under 35 for 2019.

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PBMares Promotes Seven Firm-Wide

May 7, 2019

PBMares, LLP has promoted seven managers to directors. These employees have achieved the role of director because of their deep subject matter expertise, successful mentoring of staff and amazing client relationships.

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Two New Partners Named

January 16, 2019

PBMares, LLP has elected two new partners. Benjamin “Bo” Garner, CPA, MBA, in the firm’s Newport News, VA office and Edward T. Yoder, CPA, MSA, in the firm’s Harrisonburg, VA office have become partners effective January 1, 2019.

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PBMares Expands Services in Capital Region Through Addition of Santos, Postal & Company

November 19, 2018

PBMares, LLP expanded in Maryland through the addition of Santos, Postal & Company in Rockville. Santos, Postal, a firm ranked as a Best Accounting Firm to Work For by Accounting Today, was founded in 1971 and provides a full range of accounting, tax, and advisory services.

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PBMares Promotes Thirteen Firm-Wide

September 21, 2018

PBMares, LLP has promoted 13 team members across the firm. Team members are considered for promotion based on a series of criteria including client service, knowledge gain, people/project management and business growth.

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Firm Named Top 100 by Inside Public Accounting

September 4, 2018

PBMares, LLP has been named as a Top 100 Accounting Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) magazine. The IPA 100 Firms list, published annually, is […]

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Firm Named as Top 100 by Accounting Today

July 12, 2018

PBMares, LLP has continued to experience growth becoming a Top 100 firm according to national rankings compiled in Accounting Today magazine’s annual Top 100 list. […]

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Firm Honored as Good Corporate Neighbor by Volunteer Hampton Roads

May 3, 2018

PBMares, LLP was honored recently as a Good Corporate Neighbor by VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads at their Corporate VOLUNTEER Excellence award ceremony held earlier this month. […]

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Wealth Management Increases Footprint with New Hires

March 13, 2018

PBMares Wealth Management, a division of PBMares, LLP, has hired Shelly Braden and Kurt Johnson to help increase the firms’ footprint across the region. “We […]

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Five Promoted Firm-Wide

February 27, 2018

PBMares, LLP, a Top 100 accounting firm in the Mid-Atlantic, has promoted five team members across the firm. Team members are considered for promotion based […]

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Volunteers Helped 10 Local Charities

December 28, 2017

More than 125 PBMares employees volunteered on-site at 10 charitable organizations December 8 and 15 as part of PBMares Cares. #PBMaresCares was started in 2016 […]

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Firm Named Top 100 by INSIDE Public Accounting

August 7, 2017

PBMares, LLP has been recognized as the 98th largest accounting firm in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting based on net revenue. “I am proud […]

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Clubs in Town & Country Helps Clubs Brace for Future Trends

June 29, 2017

Membership demographics, operating costs and discretionary income are just three pressures facing private country and city clubs across the U.S., according to data included in […]

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Aldrich Named to NNEDA Board

March 18, 2017

Mary Aldrich, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, AAAPM, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Partner at PBMares, LLP, a U.S. Top 100 accounting and business consulting firm serving clients […]