Vrakas/Blum Welcomes David A. Canedo, CPA

Brookfield, WI — The local public accounting and business advisory firm of Vrakas/Blum, S.C. is pleased to announce that David Canedo, CPA has joined the firm as a staff accountant. David is a 2012 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a Master of Accountancy in Taxation and recently received the 2012 AICPA Elijah Watt Sells Award for outstanding performance on the CPA examination.

“We are very proud of David and his accomplishment,” said James A. Holmes, CPA, Managing Shareholder and President of Vrakas/Blum. “The Elijah Watt Sells Award was given to only 39 individuals this year, the highest performers on the CPA exam. There were over 92,000 candidates that sat for the exam this year, so this is quite an accomplishment and we are thrilled to have him on board.”

As a staff accountant in the audit department, David will handle a wide range of client responsibilities, assisting with audit, review and compilation procedures. He is a member of both the AICPA and the WICPA and is eager to make a positive contribution to the firm. Away from the office, David enjoys music, golf, basketball and staying in shape. He currently resides in New Berlin, Wisconsin.

Vrakas/Blum, S.C. is a regional mid-market accounting and consulting firm based in Brookfield, Wisconsin. The firm specializes in serving closely-held businesses and their owners, and offers a full range of services, including financial statement audits, reviews and accounting, tax planning and compliance, business advisory, merger, acquisition and divestiture assistance and consulting, business valuation and litigation support, business management software sales and consulting, and cost segregation. Vrakas/Blum, S.C. is a member firm of CPA Associates International, Inc., which includes over 150 affiliates with offices in most states and abroad.