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PRESS RELEASE

May 12, 2016

Contact:
Carlo Calma
312-670-7444
ccalma@orba.com

Illinois CPA Society Reappoints ORBA's Ken Kobiernicki to Its Employee Benefits Committee

CHICAGO — Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest accounting firms, is pleased to announce that the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) has appointed Ken Kobiernicki, CPA to serve a second term on its Employee Benefits Committee, effective as of April 1, 2016. Mr. Kobiernicki is currently a member of the ICPAS Employee Benefits Conference Task Force.

The Employee Benefits Committee of ICPAS monitors developments affecting employee benefit plans in the areas of accounting and financial reporting, auditing, Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service Code rules and regulations. The Committee augments ICPAS members’ understanding and promotes their compliance in these areas. The Committee meets four times per year with additional subcommittee participation as needed.

At ORBA, Mr. Kobiernicki specializes in employee benefit plans, assists clients with various compliance issues as well as manages audits of 401(k) and profit-sharing retirement plans. He also manages audits, reviews and monthly accounting engagements for privately-held companies, including restaurants, manufacturers, maintenance contractors, professional service providers and clients in a variety of industries.  Additionally, he also manages audits for not-for-profit organizations and prepares all of the required tax filings for these clients. To learn more about ORBA, visit http://www.orba.com/services/31-employee-benefit-plans-services.

“I am honored to have been reappointed to ICPAS’ Employee Benefits Committee and pleased to be a part of this important committee as it strives to stay on top of changes and trends that affect employee benefit plans,” said Mr. Kobiernicki. “Also, I am eager to continue to grow and work alongside my peers, and to nurture the professional relationships I have made serving this great organization.”

About the Illinois CPA Society
ICPAS is statewide membership organization, with more than 24,000 professionals dedicated to enhancing the value of the CPA profession. Founded in 1903, ICPAS is one of the largest state CPA societies in the nation.

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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.