(September 28, 2012, Bradenton/Sarasota, FL) – Aubrey Lynch, CPA and Principal of CS&L CPAs has been named a 2012 “40 Under 40” professional by CPA Practice Advisor, a national magazine that provides informational resources for public practice tax and accounting professionals.
The recipients of this designation are considered leaders in their firms and passionate about the future of the accounting profession, especially due to the increased usage of the cloud and social media to enhance the customer experience. This year’s standard application questions had a technology focus and asked the nominees to provide information on topics such as whether their firm operates in an eco-friendly manner, how they embrace cloud computing, how the firm handles security issues and the level of mobility the nominee has in his or her work due to technology.
Lynch directly displays these qualities, as CS&L CPAs operates in a completely paperless office and she fully utilizes the technology to assist her clients. Lynch is also seeking to expand her social media presence via LinkedIn and other platforms to use as recruiting and networking tools. The firm is up to date on the latest technology and utilizes electronic document management software and provides a secure portal for sending and receiving documents. Tax returns are provided on CDs rather than paper and Lynch has been an early adopter of the Citrix platform, which allows her to log into the company server from any location.
Aubrey Lynch specializes in Estate, Gift and Succession Planning, International Tax and provides tax consulting and compliance for all entities. She holds Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Accounting from the University of Florida. She currently serves as President on the Manatee County Estate Planning Council, the Vice Chair on the United Way Campaign Cabinet Committee, is a member of the AICPA and FICPA and was the past VP of Academics for the Manatee Gator Club and previous member of the United Way Investment Committee.
CS&L CPAs is a certified public accounting firm that has been serving Sarasota and Bradenton since 1954. CS&L offers a wide range of solutions relating to taxation, accounting, auditing, business technology consulting and pension administration. CS&L CPAs was repeatedly named a “Best Place to Work” from 2009-2012 by the Tampa Bay Business Journal and is ranked in the Gulf Coast Business Review Top 500 Companies.