Concannon Miller News

Franchisee, Manufacturing Growth to Continue Under New Leadership at Concannon Miller

Under new leadership, Concannon Miller plans to continue its long history of being the top CPA firm serving franchisees nationwide while also growing its base among manufacturers and other Lehigh Valley businesses. The company prepared for longtime CEO Bob Oster’s retirement for more than three years, with President and COO Ted Witman working hand-in-hand with…

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Longtime CEO Bob Oster, Credited for Firm Growth and Community Service, Retires

Concannon Miller CEO Bob Oster, who led the firm through tremendous growth in his 18 years at the helm, has retired from the CPA firm. Oster, who started with the firm in 1979 and became CEO in 1998, is credited with helping the firm double in size during his time as its leader. “The firm…

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Concannon Miller to Detail Tax Credits for Manufacturers

Concannon Miller will detail tax credits especially for manufacturers at the Lehigh Valley Business Manufacturing Symposium. Concannon Miller Shareholder Tony Deutsch, who oversees the firm’s tax services division, will tell manufacturers how they could qualify for lucrative Research and Development Tax Credits and several other tax benefits. “The R&D Tax Credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction…

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Concannon Miller CPAs to Offer Tax Tips at Brewers of Pennsylvania Symposium

Concannon Miller CPAs will be offering tax tips especially for brewers at the Brewers of Pennsylvania’s Mid Atlantic Brewers’ Symposium. Andrew Desiderio, who heads the firm’s craft brewing niche, and Denise Hozza, who has worked with brewers for eight years, will offer tips both for startups and established brewers. The symposium is Friday at the…

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Concannon Miller CEO Bob Oster Honored at CFO of the Year Awards

Concannon Miller CEO Bob Oster received a special recognition award at the 2016 Lehigh Valley Business CFO of the Year Awards. Oster, who is retiring Sept. 30 after 38 years with the company, received the surprise award because of his significant contributions to the Lehigh Valley business community. “Bob has been the face of Concannon…

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Concannon Miller Receives Inaugural ArtsQuest Foundation Business Supporter of the Arts Linny Award

Concannon Miller is very proud to be a recipient of an inaugural Linny Awards from the ArtsQuest Foundation. The awards are named the late Marlene “Linny” Fowler, a great philanthropist and champion of the arts in the Lehigh Valley. The awards, which will take place Nov. 10, honor artists, arts educators, businesses and philanthropists who…

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Adoption Fundraiser an 'Amazing Coincidence' for Concannon Miller Shareholder

When Concannon Miller Shareholder Andrea Brady was asked to be a celebrity chef for Dining with Diakon for Adoption & Foster Care, she gave an immediate yes. It wasn’t due to a connection with cooking. Actually, Andrea readily admits she can’t cook. Rather, it was a different connection that struck Andrea so strongly. Andrea was…

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Lehigh Valley Manufacturers’ Guide for Growth: A Valuable New Resource for Local Manufacturers

For manufacturers to be competitive and profitable, they need to take advantage of all available resources. That’s something we recognized at Concannon Miller and reached out to local organizations providing services to manufacturers to put together a comprehensive financial resource guide expressly for manufacturers. The Lehigh Valley Manufacturers’ Guide for Growth covers the many tax…

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Concannon Miller Shareholder Andrea Brady Named Forty Under 40 Winner

Concannon, Miller & Co. is proud to announce Shareholder Andrea L. Brady, CPA, has been named a Lehigh Valley Business Forty Under 40 award winner for 2016. Andrea heads the firm’s audit niche and was one of the youngest individuals in the history of the firm to be offered an equity position. She has been…

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Concannon Miller's Buddy Program Helps New Employees Feel At Ease

On Mike Dranchak’s first day as a staff accountant at Concannon Miller, he already had friends. That’s because his company-assigned Onboarding Buddy had already reached out to him. Mike’s Onboarding Buddy, staff accountant Troy Silfies, emailed Mike apartment leads and invited him out to lunch with a few other accountants, as well. “I was able…

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