Fireside Chat about the State of the PR Industry
WhenSeptember 28, 2017
8:00am — 10:00am
Anchin is excited for its annual fireside chat between Michael Belfer, CPA, CGMA and Rick Gould, CPA, J.D. on the current landscape of the PR industry, including the results of the 2017 Best Practices Benchmarking Survey and Billing/Utlilzation Surveys, as well as the impact of cybersecurity.
*Networking breakfast at 8AM, presentation at 9AM*
Michael R. Belfer, CPA, CGMA - Partner and Practice Leader
Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP
Michael Belfer, CPA, CGMA, is an accounting and audit partner and is the Practice Leader of Anchin’s Public Relations/Advertising/Media Industry Group, as well as a member of the Firm’s Consumer Products Group. Michael specializes in working with closely held businesses and entrepreneurial companies. Michael offers clients a hands-on approach and assists them in developing tax structures, accounting systems, business plans, and financial and budget plans. He has expertise in business operations and solutions for long term business growth and also provides consulting services to emerging companies. Michael works with businesses in diverse industries: public-relations and advertising, technology and new media, art galleries, diamond and jewelry, import and export, real estate, as well as manufacturing and distribution.
Rick Gould, CPA, J.D. - Managing Partner
Rick Gould CPA, J.D. is the Managing Partner of Gould+Partners, an M&A/Consulting firm headquartered in NYC that specializes in facilitating Mergers & Acquisitions in the public relations, digital and related marketing communications industries. The firm also provides consulting in packaging firms for an ultimate sale, agency management, profitability, strategic planning and valuations. Rick sold his CPA firm to a larger firm in 2001 and launched GouldPartners, while creating and teaching a graduate course on “Entrepreneuring” at the Parsons School of Design. He is a frequent speaker and author, the fourth edition of his book “The Ultimate PR Agency Financial Management Handbook” being released this fall.
We encourage you to invite a colleague to attend. To register in advance, please email email@example.com or call Kat Balram at 212.536.6828.