Press Releases ORBA’s Robert Swenson Appointed As Board Treasurer of STOP Foodborne Illness

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09.18.19

ORBA is proud to announce that Robert Swenson, CPA, MST, has been appointed to the Stop Foodborne Illness’ Board of Directors. STOP Foodborne Illnesses is a national not-for-profit, public health organization dedicated to the prevention of illness and death from foodborne pathogens.

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CHICAGO —  Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, is proud to announce that Robert Swenson, CPA, MST, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of STOP Foodborne Illness. Rob will serve as treasurer on the organization’s Board for a three-year term.  

Mark Thomson, ORBA’s managing director, said, “ORBA is proud to see Rob’s dedication to community involvement, recognized with this new appointment.”

Rob Swenson has been with ORBA since 1996 and is a member of the firm’s Tax Leadership and Training Committees. Over the course of his career, Rob has leveraged his experience serving individuals, trusts, partnerships and privately-held corporations. His expertise includes tax compliance, tax planning and consultations for owners and key executives. In addition, he represents taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities.

About STOP Foodborne Illness

 


Established in 1993, STOP Foodborne Illness (originally named Safe Tables Our Priority) is a national not-for-profit public health organization dedicated to the prevention of illness and death from foodborne pathogens. The organization’s programs are centered on supporting and engaging people directly impacted by foodborne illness and mobilizing them to help prevent illness and death by driving change through advocacy, collaboration and innovation.  STOP Foodborne Illness partners with Congress, the USDA, the FDA, the CDC, and other relevant agencies and organizations to mitigate food safety risks through policy and legislation.

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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 or to subscribe to our blogs: Visit www.orba.com. Connect with us on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter.

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