Kartik J. Shah, ASA, CFFA, Named a Partner at Templeton & Company

West Palm Beach, Fla., – February 21, 2013 – Templeton & Company is pleased to announce Kartik J. Shah, ASA, CFFA, as a Partner with Templeton & Company leading the Valuation Services and Litigation Support group. Previously Kartik served as Principal of the Valuation Services group with the firm.

With more than 15 years of business valuation experience, Kartik works on a wide variety of assignments related to business and securities valuation of publicly traded companies and closely-held businesses as well as litigation support.

Prior to joining Templeton, Kartik worked for valuation consulting firms in New York, New Jersey and Florida. Kartik started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a member of their Valuation Services Group in New York City.

“We are excited to welcome Kartik to our partnership. His promotion establishes a long lasting relationship with the firm and a continued commitment to serve our clients,” said Steven Templeton, CPA, CVA, President and Managing Partner of Templeton & Company.

Kartik earned his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University; he is based in Templeton’s Fort Lauderdale office and can be reached at (954) 333-0001 or kshah@templetonco.com.

About Templeton & Company
Founded in 1990, Templeton & Company, LLP is a professional services firm providing comprehensive business solutions to help its clients discover and realize their vision for success. Located in West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the firm provides consulting services to businesses in multiple industries with a focus on audit, accounting, business valuations, and tax. Templeton & Company is also an independent alliance member with the BDO Seidman Alliance, a national association of leading CPA firms. For more information about Templeton, its people, services, experience, and alliances, visit www.templetonco.com.

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Steven P. Leone, CPA, Joins Templeton & Company as Managing Tax Partner

West Palm Beach, Fla., – January 16, 2013 –Steven P. Leone, CPA, joins Templeton & Company as Managing Tax Partner. He brings more than 30 years of accounting experience focusing on tax, financial reporting and operational issues to Templeton & Company’s clients.

Prior to joining Templeton, Steve worked with a Big 4 CPA firm for 18 years as the Managing Tax Partner working with clients in the information technology, financial services, retail, real estate, construction, communications, manufacturing and distribution and entertainment industries.

In addition to his client-focused efforts, Steve will fulfill practice leadership duties including responsibility for the management and professional development of all tax professionals and administrative staff in Templeton’s West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale offices.

“I joined Templeton & Company as I have known Steve Templeton for years and believe that his professionalism has created an elite and unique firm here in South Florida.” said Steve Leone, CPA, Managing Tax Partner. “I am excited to be a part of the dynamic Templeton organization.”

Mr. Leone earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida Atlantic University; he will have his primary office in Fort Lauderdale, but regularly works out of the West Palm Beach office.  He can be reached at (954) 333-0001 or sleone@templetonco.com.

About Templeton & Company
Founded in 1990, Templeton & Company, LLP is a professional services firm providing comprehensive business solutions to help its clients discover and realize their vision for success. Located in West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the firm provides consulting services to businesses in multiple industries with a focus on audit, accounting, business valuations, and tax. Templeton & Company is also an independent alliance member with the BDO Seidman Alliance, a national association of leading CPA firms. For more information about Templeton, its people, services, experience, and alliances, visit www.templetonco.com.

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Templeton & Company Consistently Ranks as One of South Florida’s Largest Accounting Firms

West Palm Beach, Fla. – January 3, 2013 – Templeton & Company, a leading accounting and management advisory firm in South Florida was ranked 13th among South Florida’s largest accounting firms by The South Florida Business Journal for the second year in a row. Rankings were based on 2011 firm billings.

With more than 40 employees and two South Florida office locations in West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Templeton provides trusted advice to its clients in a variety of industries including nonprofit organizations, real estate, health care and high net worth individuals throughout the United States.

“We are pleased  to once again be ranked among the largest accounting firms in South Florida,” said Steven Templeton, managing partner, Templeton & Company. “While bigger is not necessarily better, our firm strives to truly care about our clients and provide the utmost in service and attention.”

About Templeton & Company
Founded in 1990, Templeton & Company is a professional services firm providing comprehensive business solutions to help its clients discover and realize their vision for success. Located in West Palm Beach, and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the firm provides consulting services to businesses in multiple industries with a focus on audit, accounting, business valuations, tax, general business consulting and technology. Templeton & Company is also an independent alliance member with the BDO Seidman Alliance, a national association of leading CPA firms. For more information about Templeton, its people, services, experience, and alliances, visit  www.templetonco.com.

 

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Steven Templeton named a Managing Partner Elite by Accounting Today

West Palm Beach, Fla., – October 22, 2012 – Steven Templeton, Managing Partner of Templeton & Company, was named a Managing Partner Elite according to Accounting Today in the October 2012 issue.  Ten outstanding managing partners of accounting firms were selected nationally for the inaugural List.

Steve founded Templeton & Company in 1990 to create an accounting firm that provides premier client service and focused attention.  Originally providing clients with audits and tax preparations and business consulting services, today, the firm has six defined industries and dozens of service lines.   The firm’s technology solutions division offers TC Practice Management, a full-featured, cloud-based, practice management solution built on Microsoft Dynamics CRM to CPA and other professional services firms.

Multiple characteristics were considered during the selection process with several common themes among those selected; they have succession and strategic plans for their firms, they value their staff, they recognize the importance of technology in a modern CPA firm, and almost all of them have been with their firms for their entire career.

“It’s flattering to be named in the inaugural Managing Partner Elite List,” said Steven Templeton, “but without outstanding and dedicated team members, this recognition would not be possible.  I have long admired many of the truly great leaders on the List and am very honored to be included with them.”

About Templeton & Company
Founded in 1990, Templeton & Company is a professional services firm providing comprehensive business solutions to help its clients discover and realize their vision for success. Located in West Palm Beach, and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the firm provides consulting services to businesses in multiple industries with a focus on audit, accounting, business valuations, tax, general business consulting and technology. Templeton & Company is also an independent alliance member with the BDO Seidman Alliance, a national association of leading CPA firms. For more information about Templeton, its people, services, experience, and alliances, visit www.templetonco.com.
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John Templeton to receive Palm Beach Atlantic University’s 2012 Young Alumni Award

West Palm Beach, Fla., – September 14, 2012 – John Templeton, Audit Partner at Templeton & Company, will receive Palm Beach Atlantic University’s 2012 Young Alumni Award during Homecoming 2012.

The Young Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have made significant contributions to their community and work place and have also brought honor and distinction to Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA).

John is an experienced provider of accounting, auditing, and advisory services for private enterprises in a variety of industries including real estate, nonprofit, educational institutions, healthcare, manufacturing, and distribution. He is a hands-on professional who approaches each client and audit engagement with focus and efficiency. He also serves as a mentor to Templeton & Company’s younger staff members. He is a member of the Affordable Housing Association of Certified Public Accountants, a board member of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches and is a board member and treasurer of the Community Land Trust of Palm Beach County.

“It is an honor to receive the Young Alumni Award from Palm Beach Atlantic University. I enjoyed my time as a student at PBA.  I strive to represent Palm Beach Atlantic University well in the workplace and throughout the community,” said John Templeton, Audit Partner, Templeton & Company, LLP.

The formal award presentation will take place on Saturday, November 17th at Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Annual Alumni Banquet.

About Templeton & Company
Founded in 1990, Templeton & Company is a professional services firm providing comprehensive business solutions to help its clients discover and realize their vision for success. Located in West Palm Beach, and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the firm provides consulting services to businesses in multiple industries with a focus on audit, accounting, business valuations, tax, general business consulting and technology. Templeton & Company is also an independent alliance member with the BDO Seidman Alliance, a national association of leading CPA firms. For more information about Templeton, its people, services, experience, and alliances, visit  www.templetonco.com.

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Templeton & Company Wins 2012 Association for Accounting Marketing – Marketing Achievement Award

West Palm Beach, Fla., – June 20, 2012 – Templeton & Company won an Association for Accounting Marketing – Marketing Achievement Award (AAM-MAA) for Collaterals – Announcements/Invitations during the 23rd annual AAM Summit in partnership with the AICPA Practitioners Symposium and TECH+ Conference held in Las Vegas, June 10-13, 2012.

For the 18th year, the Association for Accounting Marketing distributed Marketing Achievement Awards (AAM-MAAs) to recognize firms for their outstanding achievements in the areas of accounting marketing.

Templeton & Company won for their “We’ve Moved” mailing announcing the firm relocating their Fort Lauderdale office to Las Olas Boulevard. The announcement was a literal interpretation of a moving box with creative imagery and text.  The mailing was followed-up with the firm hosting an open house where guests could see the new office and meet key partners in that office.

About AAM
Since 1989, the Association for Accounting Marketing is the only association in the country formed specifically to provide accounting marketers with the tools for professional growth and success. The association’s more than 800 members are comprised of marketing professionals, CPAs, consultants, vendors, educators and students who seek to expand the business of public accounting.

About Templeton & Company
Founded in 1990, Templeton & Company is a professional services firm providing comprehensive business solutions to help its clients discover and realize their vision for success. Located in West Palm Beach, Fla., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the firm provides consulting services to businesses in multiple industries with a focus on audit, accounting, and tax. Templeton & Company is also an independent alliance member with the BDO Alliance, a national association of leading CPA firms. For more information about Templeton, its people, services, experience, and alliances, visit www.templetonco.com.

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