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MEDIA MENTIONS

November 26, 2016
Crain's Chicago Business
ORBA's Jim Quaid was quoted in the Nov. 26 issue of Crain's Chicago Business, in an article titled "Rating the Rater: How Accurate is Charity Navigator?" Jim provided his insight on Charity Navigator, a website that rates not-for-profit organizations on their financial performance, donor dollar allocation and other criteria.

November 16, 2016
Crain's Chicago Business
ORBA's Jim Quaid was quoted in the Nov. 16 issue of Crain's Chicago Business, in an article titled "IRS audits Navy Pier." Jim provided his insight on the matter of business income of not-for-profit organizations as it relates to the IRS' audit of the not-for-profit organization that manages Navy Pier.

November 15, 2016
Various Media
ORBA was mentioned in the media as being named among Chicago Tribune's Chicago 2016 Top Workplaces. Reporting media include BKR International, Chicago Business Journal, MarketWatch and Yahoo! Finance.

September 13, 2016
Crain's Chicago Business
ORBA's Maurie Richie was mentioned in Crain's Chicago Business' "People on the Move" section as having joined the firm's Human Resources Department.

April 7, 2016
Various Media
ORBA's Stephanie Zaleski was mentioned in the media as being appointed a member of the Illinois CPA Society's Fall Employee Benefits Conference Task Force. Reporting media include MarketWatch, Reuters, Boston.com and Yahoo! Finance.

February 16, 2016
Various Media
ORBA's Veronica Olguin was mentioned in the media as having joined the firm's Tax Department. Reporting media include Yahoo! Finance, Reuters and MarketWatch.

December 11, 2015
Various Media
ORBA's Gregory L. Mudd, Nichole Smith and Matthew Weiskopf were mentioned in the media as having joined the firm's Tax, Accounting Services and IT Departments. Reporting media include Yahoo! Finance, MarketWatch and Boston.com.

October 22, 2015
Crain's Chicago Business
Jacqueline N. Janczewski was mentioned in Crain's People on the Move section as having joined ORBA's Tax Department.

October 12, 2015
Various Media
ORBA was mentioned in the media as being ranked one of "Chicago's Largest Accounting Firms" by Crains Chicago Business. Reporting media include Crain's Chicago Business, Yahoo! Finance, MarketWatch and Chicago Business Journal, among others.

August 17, 2015
Crain's Chicago Business
Renee Andrews-Tushinski was mentioned in Crain's People on the Move section as having been named a new Director at ORBA. 

July 29, 2015
Various Media
Renee Andrews-Tushinski was mentioned in the media as having been named a new Director at ORBA. Reporting media include Accounting Today, Chicago Business Journal, American Business Television, LeadershipforLife.com and AP Newsroom, among others.

July 21, 2015
Various Media
ORBA Director Steven H. Lewis, CPA was mentioned in the media as having been named a 2015 Five Star Certified Public Accountant by Five Star Professional for the second consecutive year for this prestigious award.  Reporting media include Yahoo Finance, MarketWatch and TheStreet.com, among others.

July 8, 2015
Various Media
ORBA’s Ken Kobiernicki, CPA, was mentioned in the media as having been appointed to the Illinois CPA Society’s Employee Benefits Committee. Reporting media include Bizjournals.com, New York Business Journal, International Business Times, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,Quotemedia, AP Newsroom.com and the Foreign Press Association (FPA), to name a few.

June 29, 2015
Various Media
Tanya L. Walter, Audit Department, and Joshua D. Gibson, Accounting Services Department, were mentioned in the media as having joined ORBA. Reporting media include CNBC, Reuters, The Miami Herald, The Sacramento Bee, Kansas City Star and Wall Street Select, to name a few.

April 6, 2015
Various Media
ORBA’s Alison Fetzer, CPA was mentioned in the media as having been reappointed to serve on the Not-For-Profit Organizations Committee of the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) for 2015-2016. The Committee encourages excellence in the management and performance of professional services for not-for-profit organizations. Reporting media include MarketWatch, Boston Business Journal, Today’s News and StreamingBusiness News, to name a few.

March 23, 2015
Various Media
David J. Rogers, CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA was mentioned in the media as having joined ORBA to continue the expansion of its business valuation and litigation support. Reporting media include MarketWatch, Yahoo Finance, BizJournals.com, Chicago Business Journal, Global Newsweek and AP Newsroom.com to name a few.

March 12, 2015
Various Media
ORBA was mentioned in the media as being named one of the “Firms to Watch” for 2015 by Accounting Today in its Top 100 Firms Annual Report. Also, ORBA moves up in the rankings to 22nd place from 31st place last year. The firm also ranked among the Top 20 firms in the Great Lakes Region for the fourth consecutive year. Reporting media include Accounting Today, MarketWatch, Chicago Business Journal, The Street.com and Chicago Cityroom.com, among others.

January 22, 2015
Various Media
Victoria Clemons, Sanaa Kazmi and Jay Gatson of ORBA’s Audit Department were mentioned in the media as having joined the firm. Reporting media include Yahoo Finance, Chicago Business Journal, AP Newsroom and AssignmentEditor.com, to name a few.

January 21, 2015
Various Media
ORBA Director Michael J. Kovacs, CPA was mentioned in the media as speaking at the Association of Marina Industries’ International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC), taking place January 28-30, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. Reporting media include CNBC, MarketWatch, Los Angeles Business, Texas Marine Sales, Strategize Magazine, AP Marine News and Events and Trade Shows, among others.

January 8, 2015
Various Media
Max Grebenschikov, CPA of the Audit Department and Shawn Mangan, CPA of the Accounting Services Department were mentioned in the media as having joined ORBA. Reporting media include Bloomberg Businessweek, Chicago Business Journal, the Street.com, CostBasis.com and WallStreetSelect, to name a few.

December 1, 2014
Various Media
Kathy Z. Jeziorski, CPA, Danielle E. Haseman, JD and David M. Bowman were mentioned in the media as having joined ORBA’s Tax Department. Reporting media include CNBC, MarketWatch, Chicago Business Journal, Chicago Business Commuter and American Business Television, to name a few.

November 24, 2014
Various Media
ORBA Director Richard A. Reisin, CPA, was mentioned in the media as being named one of the top wealth managers by Five Star Professional for the fifth consecutive year, joining an elite group of five-year Five Star award winners. Reporting media include Chicago Magazine, Yahoo Finance, MarketWatch, Reuters, San Francisco Business Times, Atlanta Business Chronicle, WorldNet Daily and The Street.com, to name a few.

November 18, 2014
Various Media
ORBA's Ken Kobiernicki was mentioned in the media as being named to Illinois CPA Society's Employee Benefits Conference Task Force. Reporting media include Reuters, BizJournals.com, The Business Journal of Greater Milwaukee, The Chicago Commuter and AP Newsroom, to name a few.

November 14, 2014
Various Media
ORBA was mentioned in the media as being named among top 100 workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for the fifth year in a row. Reporting media include the Chicago Tribune, The Street.com, The Press-Enterprise and Marketplace, to name a few.

October 30, 2014
Various Media
James A. Malecek of the Accounting Services Department, Brian McMahon, CPA and Donna M. Kang, CPA, both with the Audit Department, were mentioned in the media as having joined ORBA. Reporting media include Market Watch, Yahoo Finance and Business.com, to name a few.

October 28, 2014
Various Media
Bernie Lietz, ORBA’s new firm administrator, was mentioned in the media as joining the firm. Reporting media include Yahoo Finance, Reuters, Triangle Business Journal, WorldNet Daily and Business.com, to name a few.

October 15, 2014
Various Media
ORBA Director Steven L. Lewis was mentioned in the media as being named one of the top CPAs by Five Star Professional. Reporting media included Chicago Magazine, Reuters, St. Louis Business Journal, Tampa Bay Business Journal, New York Business Journal, StreetInsider.com and Wall Street Select, to name a few.

October 2, 2014
Various Media
ORBA was ranked as one of Chicago's largest accounting firms according to a Crain's Chicago Business survey of Chicago accounting firms. Additional reporting media included Bloomberg Businessweek and Business.com

September 17, 2014
Various Media
The news of Patricia Ruiz joining ORBA's Accounting Services Department and Seamus M. Donoghue, CPA, MST joining its Tax Department was mentioned in several media outlets including: Daily Herald, Yahoo! Finance and Chicago Business Journal

September 9, 2014
Various Media
The news of ORBA being named among INSIDE Public Accounting's Top 200 Public Accounting Firms for 2014 was mentioned in several media outlets including: Yahoo! Finance, InsuranceNewsNet.com and TheStreet.

August 1, 2014
Various Media
The news of Laila K. Elgandoz, Justine M. Jones, Brittany N. Koshinski and Marissa A. Roback joining ORBA's Audit Department was mentioned in several media outlets including: Yahoo! Finance, The Wall Street Journal Market Watch and Money News.

July 16, 2014
Various Media
The news of Anna Coldwell and Peggy Vyborny being elected as directors was mentioned in several media outlets including: BKR International and Crain's Chicago Business.

June 26, 2014
Various Media
The news of Chris Velasco joining ORBA's Audit Department was mentioned in several media outlets including: The Business Journals, Digital JournaliStockAnalyst and InsuranceNewsNet.com.

May 27, 2014
Brewed in Chicago
Rob Swenson's blog post was featured on Brewed in Chicago. Read more>>

May 9, 2014
FOX Business
Tom Kosinski was quoted in an article, "What to Do If You Receive an Audit Letter from the IRS," by  of FOX Business. Read more>>

May 2, 2014
Various Media
The news of Joe Chivini joining ORBA as a Business Development Manager was mentioned in several media outlets including: Digital Journal, BKR International, Reuters, PRNewswire.com and World News.

March 31, 2014
LMA Midwest Blog
Joy Long was quoted in the LMA Midwest Chapter Blog, "LMA Midwest Your Honor Awards Judges Talk Submission Process, Legal Marketing Trends," by Ian Turvhill.  Read more>>

March 17, 2014
CPAPracticeAdvisor.com
Joel Herman was quoted in the CPAPracticeAdvisor.com article, "Retailers Increasing Use of RFID Tracking Tags," on March 17, 2014.  Read more>>

March 10, 2014
Crain's Chicago Business
Richard Reisin is quoted in the Crain's Chicago Business article, "It Only Will Get Worse."  Read more>>

February 19, 2014
Various Media
The news of Robert Rifkin joining ORBA as a Director was mentioned in several media outlets including: Chicago Business Journal and BKR International.

February 12, 2014
accountingtoday.com
Scott Stringer was mentioned in the accountingtoday.com blog, "Chicago Accounting Director Elected to NCCS Board." Read more>>

October 24, 2013
Various Media
The news of Mark Soltys joining ORBA was mentioned in several media outlets including: Crain’s Chicago Business, Business Journal of Greater Milwaukee, Business.com, Finance Industry Today, MarketWatch, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, MITECHNEWS.com and Reuters.