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Cottrill Arbutina Promotes Bowser and DiBenedetto to Senior Accountant

  BEAVER, PA – April 11, 2017 –Tiffany Bowser and Nathaniel DiBenedetto have been promoted to senior accountants with Cottrill, Arbutina and Associates P.C. of Beaver, one of the region’s 25 largest public accounting firms. Bowser, a resident of Beaver Falls, is an auditor for school districts and small government bodies in addition to non-profit […]


Listen to Arbutina Podcast: “What the Shell Cracker Plant Means for CPAs”

With construction expected to begin this year on a Shell petrochemical cracker plant in Beaver County, PA, Cottrill Arbutina managing shareholder Tod Arbutina, a member of PICPA’s Natural Resources Committee, records a CPA Conversations podcast with host James DeLuccia of the PICPA about what this plant could mean for the Pennsylvania economy and for local […]


“The Fair Labor Standards Act 2016” – Cottrill Arbutina Academy

Cheryl Ann Bean, President of Compass Resources, presented at a simulcast Cottrill Arbutina Academy class and webinar on “The Fair Labor Standards Act 2016” on July 27, 2016. Cheryl’s presentation reviewed the recent changes to the FLSA. She highlighted what did not change and focus on the most significant change: the exempt versus non-exempt salary […]


“Social Security: The Choice of a Lifetime” – Cottrill Arbutina Academy

The first class of Cottrill Arbutina Wealth Management Group’s new Cottrill Arbutina Academy on “Social Security: The Choice of a Lifetime,” was presented by Carlo Cordasco, CRPC, CLTC, RICP, Vice President of Nationwide Retirement Institute, on Weds., June 22, 2016 at noon and again at 6:30 p.m. in our conference center at 535 Third Street. […]


Scala to Lead Cottrill Arbutina Academy QuickBooks Seminar

Laura Scala, an accountant and business consultant with Beaver public accounting firm Cottrill Arbutina & Associates, and an Intuit-certified QuickBooks® “Professional Advisor,” will lead Cottrill Arbutina Academy seminars on “QuickBooks Essentials” on June 23, 2016. Content for the four-hour Academy classes will include learning the most common mistakes in QuickBooks that can hurt a business […]


Bradley Center, Cottrill Arbutina Team for Angel Tree Gifts for Kids at Risk

    ROBINSON TOWNSHIP – Jan. 29, 2016 – To support the recent Angel Tree fundraising program for The Bradley Center – a leading provider of behavioral healthcare and child welfare services – Cottrill Arbutina and other companies donated Christmas gifts based on the wish lists of more than 100 children, ages six to 18, […]


Cottrill Arbutina Promotes Rihely to Shareholder, Renz to Director

Rihely Renz BEAVER, PA – Jan. 27, 2016 – Cottrill, Arbutina & Associates, a Pittsburgh Business Times “Top 20” public accounting firm based in Beaver, has promoted Lucas Rihely, CPA to shareholder and Michele L. Renz, CPA to director. Rihely is responsible for managing audit and tax engagements. This includes tax minimization strategies and income […]