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Berkowitz Pollack Brant Announces Hiring of New Chief Financial Officer

Posted on December 01, 2016

MIAMI, FL, December 8, 2016 – Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants today announced that Mark Guthrie, MSF, CISA, has joined the firm as chief financial officer. Guthrie succeeds Dave Kekich, who served as CFO for more than 20 years and will be taking a consulting role for firm clients.

Guthrie joins Berkowitz Pollack Brant from a regional accounting firm and has experience in managing CPA firm’s financial operations. He previously was finance director at Fidelity National Information Services and Spherion.

“Mark has the experience and problem-solving ability to help us manage the firm more effectively,” commented Founding and Executive Chairman Richard A. Berkowitz, JD, CPA. “As managing a professional services firm becomes more complex, we look to our next generation finance team to provide trends and guidance, much as we do for clients. Mark is the ideal person to step into this role.”

Guthrie holds a master of science degree in finance from Florida International University and a bachelor’s of business administration in management and marketing from Florida Atlantic University. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and is finishing his Certified Management Accountant (CMA).


About Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants

For nearly 40 years the advisors and accountants of Berkowitz Pollack Brant have solved problems, provided knowledge and helped clients realize their goals. The firm and its affiliates Provenance Wealth Advisors and BayBridge Real Estate Group have offices in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Boca Raton, Florida.

Berkowitz Pollack Brant has been named one of the top 100 firms in the U.S. by both Accounting Today and INSIDE Public Accounting and has been named one of Florida Trend’s Best Places to Work for several consecutive years.

One of the largest firms in South Florida, it is comprised of talented and resourceful professionals who provide consulting services with an entrepreneurial focus. Specialty areas include domestic and international tax planning and compliance, corporate and commercial audits, forensics and litigation support, business valuation, and wealth management and preservation.