Ellin & Tucker, the Baltimore-based public accounting and business consulting firm, announced today that Kimberly Fusco, a manager in the firm’s audit and accounting department, has been named to The Daily Record’s Very Important Professionals (VIP) List, recognizing her as one of Maryland’s accomplished leaders under the age of 40. The award ceremony was held on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Gertrude’s at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.
“I am honored and humbled to be included amongst such a talented group of bright young professionals,” said Fusco. “The enthusiastic commitment and efforts from my peers to make Baltimore a great place to work and live for future generations is inspiring.”
The VIP List is selected by a panel of judges and recognizes leaders in Maryland who have achieved significant professional accomplishments and shown a commitment to their community before or by age 40.
Edwin Brake, managing director of Ellin & Tucker said, “We take great pride in knowing that our team members strive to achieve a level of personal and professional excellence that benefits our peers, clients and community. We are very proud of Kim’s many accomplishments.”
As a member of Ellin & Tucker’s not-for-profit services group, Kim is chairperson of the not-for-profit area of the firm’s accounting and auditing technical standards committee, which develops programs to enhance understanding of current accounting and financial reporting standards for the firm’s professionals. She is the founder and chairperson of the firm’s Giving Back Committee. Since 2009, the Committee has raised over $19,000, donated more than 1,500 items and logged over 1,000 volunteer hours.
Active in the community, Kim serves as a member of the board of directors for the Maryland Disability Law Center and competes in endurance events to raise money for the Maryland nonprofit community. She is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.
About Ellin & Tucker
Founded in 1946, Ellin & Tucker (www.ellinandtucker.com) is a leading CPA firm headquartered in Baltimore, Md. that specializes in accounting, auditing, consulting, forensics and valuation and tax services. As the fifth largest accounting firm in Greater Baltimore, Ellin & Tucker employs more than 120 people in offices across Baltimore City, Belcamp, Frederick and Washington D.C. and serves national and international clients through its affiliation with DFK International/USA, a top 10 international association of independent, full-service accounting firms and business advisors in major geographic and economic centers throughout the US and around the world.