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H2R CPA and Cottrill Arbutina Announce Merger; Combined Firm to be Called H2R CPA

Pittsburgh, PA – Dec. 5, 2019 – Pittsburgh-based H2R CPA and Cottrill, Arbutina & Associates PC of Beaver County announced that they will merge into one firm, effective January 1, 2020. The staff of both firms will operate as H2R CPA, while maintaining their existing office locations in Parkway Center and downtown Beaver. The combined […]


Monaca, PA, March 26, 2019 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Beaver County (BBBS) and the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) are launching an innovative workforce development program aimed at bringing neighboring high school students to CCBC’s campus to develop one-on-one mentoring relationships with college leaders. This effort is made possible by a $10,000 […]

Cottrill Arbutina’s Rihely Named to Beaver County Rehabilitation Center Board

BEAVER, PA –March 11, 2019 – Lucas Rihely, CPA, CFE, a shareholder and tax practice leader with Cottrill Arbutina & Associates, P.C. of Beaver, has been elected to the board of directors of the Beaver County Rehabilitation Center. Based in Center Township, BCRC (www.bcrc.net/) helps people with intellectual, developmental, psychiatric and co-occurring disabilities to secure […]

And the results are in…2018 CAA Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater/Jacket Contest

2018 Participants Back row (left to right):  Tom Helsing, Lucas Rihely Middle row:  Katie Pagan, Brian Sprinker, Vito Farelli, Larry Zahn, Nicholas Raught Kneeling:  Paula Ledbetter, Shannon Snyder, Marilynne Donnelly And the winners are… First Prize:  Vito Farelli (Vito is our I.T. guy!) Second Prize:  Shannon Snyder Third Prize:  Paula Ledbetter Vito proudly displaying his […]

CAA Employee Spotlight: Katherine Pagan

Katherine (Katie) Pagan is a staff accountant who does triple-duty at Cottrill Arbutina splitting her time between the tax, consulting, and audit departments.  She assists in the preparation of individual and corporate tax returns and works on government and credit union audit and consulting projects.  Katie joined Cottrill Arbutina in January 2016 as an intern […]

The Most Important Steps That You Can Take to Combat Embezzlement in Youth Sports and Other Organizations

By:  Michele Renz If you are a parent of a school-aged child in Western Pennsylvania, you are undoubtedly familiar with the seemingly endless amount of choices of teams, clubs, associations, and groups that are available for your child to join.  For example, take sports.  Not only are there school-related sports teams – there are regional, […]

Cottrill Arbutina Cares About…Opportunities for College Students

By:  Michele Renz Note:  This is the first blog in our on-going series entitled “Cottrill Arbutina Cares About…”, a blog that highlights the employees and community service of Cottrill Arbutina. Cottrill Arbutina hosted approximately 15 accounting and finance majors from Geneva College in our Community Conference Room on Tuesday, September 26th.  Joel Martin, Shareholder, and […]