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KSM Earns ClearlyRated’s 2019 Best of Accounting Award for Client Service Excellence

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Indianapolis-based public accounting and consulting firm Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) announced today that it has won ClearlyRated’s Best of Accounting™ Award for providing superior client service.
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KSM Welcomes Zach Sauder as Director in Fort Wayne

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FORT WAYNE, IN – KSM is pleased to announce Zach Sauder has joined the firm as the newest director in its Fort Wayne office. In this role, Sauder brings an impressive combination of accounting and consulting experience to the firm’s growing Fort Wayne team.

As a member of the Audit and Assurance Services Group, Sauder helps clients avoid risk, maximize efficiencies, and improve operational performance through accurate financial reporting, financial projections, cash flow management, and system implementation. He specializes in the manufacturing, not-for-profit, and real estate industries, providing clients with a balanced approach to improve their bottom line.

A certified public accountant, Sauder earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He has also earned the Chartered Global Management Accountant® designation. Sauder has training in lean manufacturing and operations as well as talent management.

Prior to joining the firm, Sauder served as chief financial officer for a variety of privately held manufacturing companies. He also spent four years in public accounting, where his expertise in the manufacturing, not-for-profit, and real estate industries first developed.

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Contact Kaylene Riemen, 317.506.0457, kriemen@ksmcpa.com for more information.

About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 60 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller (ksmcpa.com) has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax, and consulting services. The firm has nearly 450 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, with additional offices in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Oklahoma City; Louisville; and New York City. KSM is consistently named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms.

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Kerry Dunn Joins KSM as Chief Financial Officer

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Kerry Dunn has joined KSM as the firm’s chief financial officer, a newly created role. As CFO, Dunn will oversee KSM’s financial systems and processes, including financial reporting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and budgeting. Additionally, he will play a key role in the firm’s financial strategy, including acquisitions and leveraging data to make sound business decisions.
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KSM Recognized as a Best Place to Work in Indiana for 13 Consecutive Years

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Indianapolis, Ind. – Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) is honored to be recognized for the thirteenth consecutive year as a Best Place to Work in Indiana. The distinction is awarded by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce based on employer reports and comprehensive employee surveys. In addition to being a repeat Hall of Fame recipient, KSM is one of only two companies to have been named a Best Place to Work every year since the program’s inception.

“It is an incredible honor to be recognized by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce as a Best Place to Work for the thirteenth consecutive year,” said David Resnick, managing partner of KSM. “The most important ingredients in fostering KSM’s success are our culture and workplace environment, which are deeply valued by those who came before us, and by everyone working at KSM today.”

The local Best Places to Work in Indiana program is part of a national research and data analysis organization, and was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the top companies in the state. Two hundred companies participated in this year’s selection process in four categories based on company size and a record 125 honorees were selected.

Rankings of the Best Places to Work in Indiana companies will be unveiled during a May 3 awards dinner at the Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom, in downtown Indianapolis. For more information regarding the Best Places to Work program, go to bestplacestoworkIN.com.

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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 60 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller (ksmcpa.com) has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax, and consulting services. The firm has nearly 400 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, with additional offices in Fort Wayne, IN and New York City. KSM is consistently named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms

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Katz, Sapper & Miller Named Accounting, Due Diligence Firm of the Year

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New York, NY - Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) has been named Accounting/Due Diligence Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor.

The M&A Advisor Awards, now in their 16th year, annually recognize leading merger and acquisition (M&A) firms and professionals as well as the year’s notable transactions. KSM was selected from more than 650 participating companies to receive the award, which was presented at The M&A Advisor’s 2017 Summit at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.

KSM provides due diligence and advisory services to private equity and strategic clients on both the buy side and sell side. With offices in Indiana and New York, the firm’s Transaction Services Group serves clients in a wide range of industries, including private equity, family office, financial services, real estate, transportation, technology, and healthcare. Comprised of professionals from across multiple disciplines, the group applies its full range of expertise to quickly understand the deal dynamics and to customize innovative solutions in order to maximize every transaction opportunity.

The M&A Advisor is a worldwide network of M&A, restructuring, and finance professionals, and the organization routinely provides global thought leadership and insights on industry activities.

For a complete list of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Award winners, click here.

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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 60 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller (ksmcpa.com) has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax, and consulting services. Celebrating 75 years in business, the firm has nearly 400 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, with additional offices in Fort Wayne, IN and New York City. KSM was named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms.

 

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North Named an Emerging Leader

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New York, NY – Mike North, partner in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Transaction Services Group, has been named an Emerging Leader by The M&A Advisor.

The M&A Advisor's Emerging Leaders Award recognizes and celebrates the achievements of young merger and acquisition (M&A), finance, and turnaround professionals who have reached a significant level of success in their careers and who make notable contributions to their industry and community. The 2017 winners will be introduced and celebrated at an awards gala on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan.

Working on both buy and sell sides, North provides due diligence and transaction advisory services to private equity and strategic clients, analyzing various aspects of their business functions to help them make the most of every opportunity. In addition to his transaction-focused work, North serves on several KSM leadership committees, including serving as chair of the committee that approves the firm’s charitable giving and assists the firm's nearly 400 employees in finding ways to serve their communities. North also serves as board treasurer of The Villages, which provides foster care and adoption services to children throughout the state of Indiana, and he regularly speaks about the importance of interpersonal skills and professional communication to students at Indiana University and Purdue University.

The M&A Advisor is a worldwide network of M&A, restructuring, and finance professionals, and the organization routinely provides global thought leadership and insights on industry activities.

For a complete list of the 2017 Emerging Leaders, click here.

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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 60 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller (ksmcpa.com) has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax, and consulting services. Celebrating 75 years in business, the firm has nearly 400 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, with additional offices in Fort Wayne, IN and New York City. KSM was named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms.

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Katz, Sapper & Miller Receives National Recognition

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16th Year KSM Has Been Honored as a Top 50 Accounting Firm in the Country

Indianapolis, Ind. – Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) is proud to have again been honored by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) as one of the 2017 “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the country.

IPA’s Best of the Best is an annual list of the accounting firms that have delivered exceptional financial and operational performance in the most recent fiscal year, based on more than 70 criteria in specific areas of management.

Only 50 firms are selected annually for this prestigious recognition. KSM, which has now been named to the Best of the Best list 16 times, is one of only two Indiana-based public accounting firms to earn the honor this year.

“We are thrilled by IPA’s national recognition of our firm,” said David Resnick, managing partner of Katz, Sapper & Miller. “This honor in itself speaks to our teamwork and our unparalleled commitment to excellence. Recognitions like Best of the Best are rewarding, and are a testament to our dedicated team of professionals and their commitment to assisting our clients in furthering their growth and success.”

“Best of the Best firms excel by achieving the delicate balance of focus on culture, clients, team and financial results,” said Michael Platt, principal of the Platt Group and publisher of IPA. “Best of the Best firms are judged on dozens of metrics that truly take a holistic view of success. Their strategic focus on all areas that make accounting firms great have produced the results that merit this sought-after accolade.”

Since 1994, IPA has named the top 50 Best of the Best firms in the U.S. A complete list of IPA’s 2017 Best of the Best can be found on their website.  

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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 60 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller (ksmcpa.com) has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax, and consulting services. Celebrating 75 years in business, the firm has nearly 400 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, with additional offices in Fort Wayne, IN and New York City. KSM was named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms.

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Brazelton and Miller Named Indy’s Best and Brightest Finalists

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Indianapolis, Ind. – Garth Brazelton and Jason Miller have been named finalists for the 2016 “Indy’s Best and Brightest” award. Indy’s Best and Brightest honors 100 of central Indiana’s outstanding young professionals under the age of 40 who are making their mark in Indianapolis.

The award, which identifies 10 finalists in 10 industry categories, was created by Junior Achievement of Central Indiana to recognize the up and coming talent and next generation of leaders in the central Indiana community.

Brazelton, COO of KSM Location Advisors (KSMLA), part of the Katz, Sapper & Miller Network, was selected as a finalist in the Government category. As part of KSMLA’s executive team, Brazelton oversees the practice’s strategic initiatives as well as ensures process and systems efficiency. Prior to joining KSMLA, he was director of operations and business systems for the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. Brazelton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Purdue University and a Master of Arts degree in economics from Indiana University. In 2013, he received the “Governor’s INnovation” award for his work regarding Indiana’s incentive transparency efforts.

Miller, a partner in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Audit and Assurance Services Group, was selected as a finalist in the Accounting category. Miller is also the partner-in-charge of the firm’s growing SOC Services Group, co-chair of the firm’s Restructuring and Bankruptcy Services Group and a member of the firm’s Transportation Services Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Indiana University. In 2015, Miller was also recognized as a finalist for the Best and Brightest distinction.

Brazelton and Miller, along with the other finalists, were recognized at an awards program in downtown Indianapolis on Nov. 9.

See the full list of 2016 Indy’s Best and Brightest finalists.

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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 60 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller (ksmcpa.com) has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax and consulting services. Founded in 1942, the firm has more than 300 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, with additional offices in Fort Wayne, IN and New York. Katz, Sapper & Miller was named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms.

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Katz, Sapper & Miller Recognized Among the 2016 “Best of the Best” Accounting Firms by INSIDE Public Accounting

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Katz, Sapper & Miller Recognized Among the 2016 “Best of the Best” Accounting Firms by INSIDE Public Accounting
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Katz, Sapper & Miller Named Top Workplace Employer

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN – In their annual Best Places to Work rankings, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce recognized Katz, Sapper & Miller as the state’s top workplace employer for 2016. 
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