WILMINGTON, Del., April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Siegfried Group, LLP (Siegfried) recently convened a group of professionals at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey for orientation.
Siegfried's Orientation program introduces Professionals to its extraordinary culture, compelling business strategy, and interesting and challenging work. During the multi-day event, new employees learn more about the company, meet members of Siegfried's Leadership and Operations teams, and become acquainted with their new colleagues.
Notably, all new employees have the opportunity to meet with Rob Siegfried, CEO and Founder, about Siegfried's higher purpose: We help People become better Leaders to exponentially improve their Lives. "During your career you've gained a lot of knowledge, and as a result you've joined our Firm. And we appreciate you for that," said Siegfried.
A welcome reception was held at the Ritz's Ballroom Terrace, complete with views of the marina. For the remainder of the week, the orientation group was joined by members of Siegfried's Leadership and Operations teams, as well as colleagues from their respective regions, for group dinners at 1 Pico in Santa Monica and the Ritz's Cast & Plow.
Siegfried is pleased to welcome all of our talented new Professionals to the team!
Beth Abaye joins the Denver Market as a Senior Manager. An exceptional professional, Abaye meets every assignment with positivity and determination. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting at Houston Baptist University. Most recently, Beth was a Senior Manager at SolomonEdwards Group in Houston, TX.
Gaurav Batra, CPA, joins the Houston Market as a Manager. Batra's approach to problem solving is innovative and analytical, allowing him to achieve high-quality results. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration with concentrations in both accounting and finance from Delhi University. He is also a Chartered Accountant in India. Most recently, he served as an Audit Manager at EY.
Jeel Bhuta, CPA, rejoins the Houston Market as an Associate Manager. Known to deliver conscientious awareness, Bhuta has an impeccable attention to detail. She attended The College of New Jersey and earned a bachelor's degree in accounting. In addition to her time at Siegfried, Bhuta was also a Senior Accountant at Sony Music Entertainment and a Staff Auditor at Deloitte.
Wendy Dodge, CPA joins the Detroit Market as an Associate Director. She is motivated by her competitive spirit and determined outlook. Dodge earned her Bachelor of Science in accounting from Eastern Washington University. Most recently, Dodge was at Deloitte, where she served as an Audit Senior Manager.
Jessica Knight, CA, joins the Greenwich Market as a Senior Associate. Her ambitious focus, analytical abilities, and engaging personality set her apart and assist her with bringing value to clients. Knight attended Rhodes University in South Africa, earning both her Bachelor of Commerce and her postgraduate diploma in accounting. Most recently, Knight was an Audit Senior at Deloitte.
Sean Murphy, CPA, CIA, rejoins the Charlotte Market as a Manager. Murphy consistently provides value through his unique and innovative ideas. He earned his Bachelor of Science in accounting with minors in management information systems and French, as well as his master's degree in accounting from the University of North Carolina – Charlotte. Most recently, Murphy was a SOX Compliance Manager at Sealed Air Corporation.
Emilie Paiement, CPA, CA, joins the Atlanta Market as a Senior Associate. A dedicated professional, Paiement continuously strives to exceed expectations. She attended the University of Ottawa, earning her Bachelor of Science in accounting. Most recently, Paiement served as a Senior Auditor at EY.
Victoria Pons, CPA, joins the Denver Market as a Director. Pons embraces new opportunities by demonstrating her ability to adapt to various situations and exceed expectations in those new roles. She received her Bachelor of Science in accounting and her master's degree in finance from Texas A&M University. Most recently, she was at the PCAOB, where she gained five years of experience assessing the degree of audit compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC, and PCAOB professional standards and rules
For more information about a career at Siegfried, please visit siegfriedgroup.com.
About The Siegfried Group, LLP
The Siegfried Group, LLP (Siegfried) is a leading, national CPA firm that helps executives with Effective Leadership and Successful Execution, through leadership advisory and talent delivery services, to better ensure that our clients are "Doing the Right Things, Right." We help People become better Leaders to exponentially improve their Lives.
Karen S. Campbell
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