MBAF's Michele Ferrara Appointed to City of Boca Raton Financial Advisory Board

Miami, FL (PressExposure) September 22, 2011 -- MIAMI - Michele Ferrara, CPA and director in the Tax and Accounting Department at the nationally recognized public accounting firm Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC (MBAF), was recently elected to the Financial Advisory Board of the City of Boca Raton.

The Financial Advisory Board conducts ongoing, selective review of the City's annual budget and capital improvement programs. The board also reviews and makes recommendations on the rates and fees charged for City services. Members must have expertise applicable to municipal finance and are appointed for three-year terms.

"I applaud Michele on her new role with the City of Boca Raton and commend her on her commitment to the local community and their financial well-being," said Marjorie Horwin, CPA and principal-in-charge of the Boca Raton office serving Palm Beach County and also heads the Private Client Wealth Services Group. "At MBAF, the emphasis placed on giving back to the communities we serve is great as we understand the impact our professionals can make extends beyond the boardroom."

Ferrara has been in the public accounting field since 1988, providing services in the areas of income tax planning and compliance for individuals, trusts, estates, partnerships, corporations and private foundations. She has extensive experience with fiduciary and partnership formation, accounting and compliance matters. She represents clients at the federal and state levels for income, gift and estate tax examinations.

Ferrara is a member of the American Institute of Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Accountants as well as the Boca Raton Estate Planning Council and the Boca Raton Tax Institute. She has served as a sustaining member, past vice president of finance and past treasurer of the Junior League of Boca Raton and as a past member of the St. Jude School Association.

She holds a Master of Taxation from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Furman University.

About Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra, LLC

Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC (MBAF) is one of the nation's Top 40 certified public accounting and advisory firms and the largest Florida-based accounting firm in the state. Ranked for the last 15 years as one of the top 25 performing firms in the country on INSIDE Public Accounting's "Best of the Best" list, MBAF provides value-added assurance, domestic and international tax services and management advisory services such as litigation support, business consulting and technology solutions to entrepreneurs, privately-held businesses, wealthy individuals, family groups, private and public corporations, exempt organizations and legal practitioners across a broad range of industries. More than 400 highly-qualified principals and employees serve domestic and international clients in more than 45 states and 44 countries from offices in Miami, New York, Baltimore, Boca Raton, Boulder, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Valhalla and India.

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Press Release Submitted On: September 22, 2011 at 2:16 am
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