CHICAGO, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago's largest accounting firms, is pleased to announce that Anna Coldwell, CPA and a Director at ORBA, has recently been appointed to the Board of Directors of RefugeeOne, an organization dedicated to assisting refugees and immigrants coming into the Chicago area.
Ms. Coldwell has been with ORBA since 2011. She has more than 13 years of experience in corporate, partnership and individual tax planning. More specifically, she handles technical reporting, entity structuring and consulting to both businesses and high net worth individuals. She serves as both a resource and an advisor to her clients. To learn more about ORBA, visit http://www.orba.com.
"I am honored and pleased to have been appointed to the Board of RefugeeOne," said Ms. Coldwell. "RefugeeOne is a social service organization that provides relief and opportunities for people fleeing war-torn countries, famine and persecution. I feel privileged to be able to make a difference in the lives of those seeking shelter, safety, dignity and self-reliance."
Founded in 1982 and incorporated as an independent not-for-profit in 1992, RefugeeOne is a refugee resettlement agency that provides a full range of services to refugees coming to the Chicago area. The organization assists refugees in becoming independent, self-supporting members of their new community. According to their website, every year, RefugeeOne assists approximately 2,500 refugees and immigrants of all ages, ethnic groups, faiths and backgrounds to find housing, learn the English language, acclimate to American culture, develop computer and job readiness skills, secure employment, obtain medical and other care, apply for citizenship and develop overall family strengthening skills.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA) is a full-service accounting, tax and business consulting firm located in downtown Chicago serving privately-held companies, individuals and not-for-profit organizations. ORBA's Certified Public Accountants have experience with accounting and assurance, business advisory services, financial and estate planning, fraud investigation, tax, litigation, and mergers and acquisitions. With some of the highest levels of direct client involvement in the industry, ORBA is where clients go to build long-standing, meaningful and successful relationships with resourceful, proactive business and tax advisors. For more information, visit www.orba.com, subscribe to our blog www.orbablog.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.
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