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SFC's ANNUAL DAY OF SERVICE - 2017

SFC's ANNUAL DAY OF SERVICE - 2017

October 18, 2017 Arlington, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary (SFC) hosted their 17th Annual Day of Service on October 18, 2017. The firm closed the Arlington and Fort Worth locations so that all firm employees could volunteer their time for the day. This year the firm split into three different groups volunteering at Hood County Habitat for Humanity, Trinity Habitat for Humanity and North Collin County Habitat for Humanity. The firm spent the day constructing walls, building a roof and painting several houses. The weather was perfect for such a fun event! Nearly 40 employees were in attendance thi...

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Dallas Business Journal Best Places to Work Awards Event

Dallas Business Journal Best Places to Work Awards Event

September 21, 2017 Frisco, Texas – Sutton Frost Cary LLP recently attended the Dallas Business Journal’s Best Places to Work awards event at the Dr Pepper Ballpark on September 21 in Frisco, Texas. This was the 15th year for the Best Places to Work program by the Dallas Business Journal. Over 500 Businesses in North Texas competed for the coveted title. SFC placed 9th within the small business category. SFC is a full-service CPA firm that has been serving the DFW area for more than 25 years through offices in Arlington and Fort Worth. The firm works with privately and publicly held business...

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Ellen Barker Nominated for the Women's Alliance Rising Star Award

Ellen Barker Nominated for the Women's Alliance Rising Star Award

September 14, 2017 - Arlington, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP is excited to announce that Ellen Barker, CPA has been nominated for the Arlington Chamber of Commerce Women's Alliance Rising Star Award for 2017. Barker has been with the firm for over two years and currently works as an audit associate. The Finalist will be announced at the Chamber's Annual Meeting & Awards dinner on September 21, 2017 with the recipients being honored at the Inspired Women Luncheon on Friday November 3, 2017.SFC is a full-service CPA firm that has been serving the DFW area for more than 25 years through o...

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Sutton Frost Cary Named Best Places to Work by Dallas Business Journal

Sutton Frost Cary Named Best Places to Work by Dallas Business Journal

June 21, 2017 - Arlington, Texas – Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) announced today that is has been recognized as one of the Dallas Business Journal’s (DBJ) “Best Places to Work in North Texas” for 2017. SFC is honored to be recognized as one of the top 100 employers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.Each year, the DBJ recognizes the “Best Places to Work” after a series of vetting exercises that are conducted by the DBJ’s industry partner, Quantum Workplace. This will be the 15th year that the DBJ has given this distinguished title to the top 100 businesses in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. This is th...

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Salute to Small Business

Salute to Small Business

May 04, 2017 Arlington, Texas - The Arlington Chamber of Commerce awarded the 2017 Small Business of the Year to Sutton Frost Cary LLP in the “For-Profit” category. Sutton Frost Cary was presented the award at the May 4 “Spirit of America: 2017 Salute to Small Business” luncheon hosted by the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Small Business Administration, The U.S. Postal Service and The North Texas Small Business Development Center. The award was presented by Michael Jacobson, President and CEO of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce as well as Linda McMahon, SBA Administrator and co-fo...

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BEdazzled Fun Run 2017

BEdazzled Fun Run 2017

April 22, 2017 Arlington, Texas – Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) believes in being good citizens both inside and outside of the office. SFC encourages employees to participate in and volunteer their time to local causes that interest them with the goal of giving back to their community. This past weekend several employees from the firm hit the pavement and participated in the Diamonds of Distinction 2017 Bedazzled Walk/Run early on Saturday Morning. The weather was perfect the event and the participants had a blast! Diamonds of Distinction is a non-profit organization formed for the purpose of...

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Small Business of the Year

Small Business of the Year

April 18, 2017 Arlington, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) has been named Small Business of the Year! The Arlington Chamber of Commerce recently announced it will be awarding the 2017 Small Business of the Year to Sutton Frost Cary LLP in the “For-Profit” category! Sutton Frost Cary will be presented with the award at the "Salute to Small Business" luncheon on May 4 at the Sheraton Arlington Hotel. SFC is a full-service CPA firm that has been serving the DFW area for more than 25 years through offices in Arlington and Fort Worth. The firm works with privately and publicly held businesses...

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Sutton Frost Cary LLP joins the BDO Alliance USA

Sutton Frost Cary LLP joins the BDO Alliance USA

October 15, 2015 Arlington, Texas – Sutton Frost Cary, LLP has joined the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting and service firms with similar client service goals. As an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, Sutton Frost Cary, LLP can expand the services offered to clients by drawing on the resources of BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation’s leading professional services firms, and other Alliance members. The firm serves clients through 63 offices and more than 450 independent Alliance firm locations nationwide. As an i...

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CPA Spotlight : Bill Greene

CPA Spotlight : Bill Greene

March 30, 2017 Arlington, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) currently has over 20 CPAs working for the firm through the Arlington and Fort Worth offices. SFC is excited to showcase each one of them throughout the year. SFC is excited to announce that Bill Greene has been selected for this CPA Spotlight! BILL GREENE PARTNER Hometown: Killeen, Texas Alma Mater/Degree: TCU, BBA Accounting/Finance w/ minor in Economics. Magna Cum Laude What’s your role at SFC? Tax Partner How long have you been with the firm? 4 Months What made you want to become a CPA? Numbers are the language of bus...

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CPA Spotlight :  Ellen Barker

CPA Spotlight : Ellen Barker

March 17, 2017 Arlington, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) currently has over 20 CPAs working for the firm through the Arlington and Fort Worth offices. SFC is excited to showcase each one of them throughout the year. SFC is excited to announce that Ellen Barker has been selected for this CPA Spotlight! ELLEN BARKER AUDIT ASSOCIATE Hometown: Dallas, TX Alma Mater: Troy University, Troy Alabama What’s your role at SFC? Audit Associate How long have you been with the firm? Getting close to 2 years now What made you want to become a CPA? Being a CPA wasn’t my first career choice; actuall...

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CPA Spotlight : Beth Meter

CPA Spotlight : Beth Meter

March 10, 2017 Arlington, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) currently has over 20 CPAs working for the firm through the Arlington and Fort Worth offices. SFC is excited to showcase each one of them throughout the year. SFC is excited to announce that Beth Meter has been selected for this CPA Spotlight! BETH METER TAX SENIOR Hometown: Carlos, Indiana Alma Mater/Degree: Oral Roberts University – Bachelor of Science What’s your role at SFC? Tax Senior How long have you been with the firm? About 3 ½ months What made you want to become a CPA? In high school, my bookkeeping teacher sho...

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CPA Spotlight : Deanna Frisby

CPA Spotlight : Deanna Frisby

March 1, 2017 Arlington, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) currently has over 20 CPAs working for the firm through the Arlington and Fort Worth offices. SFC is excited to showcase each one of them throughout the year. SFC is excited to announce that Deanna Frisby has been selected for this CPA Spotlight! DEANNA FRISBY AUDIT SENIOR Hometown: Hamshire, TX Alma Mater/Degree: Lamar University, Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Master of Science in Accounting What’s your role at SFC? Audit Senior How long have you been with the firm? 7 months What made you want to become...

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CPA Spotlight : Denise Holmes

CPA Spotlight : Denise Holmes

February 17, 2017 Arlington, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) currently has over 20 CPAs working for the firm through the Arlington and Fort Worth offices. SFC is excited to showcase each one of them throughout the year. SFC is excited to announce that Denise Holmes has been selected for this CPA Spotlight! DENISE HOLMES TAX DIRECTOR Hometown: Waco, TX Alma Mater/Degree: University of Texas at Arlington/BBA Accounting How long have you been with the firm? Over 15 years What made you want to become a CPA? High school bookkeeping class What are 3 words to describe SFC? Friendly, r...

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Firm Night at the Univeristy of Texas at Arlington

Firm Night at the Univeristy of Texas at Arlington

February 13, 2017 Arlington, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) was excited to participate last week in the Annual Firm Night sponsored by both the Accounting Society and Beta Alpha Psi. The event was held on campus on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the University of Texas at Arlington. SFC participated in the firm exhibit as well as speed networking. This is the second year in a row that the firm has participated in this event and is looking forward to participating in the future. SFC is a full-service CPA firm that has been serving the DFW area for more than 25 years through offices in Ar...

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Sutton Frost Cary LLP  Selected As Finalist For The 2017 Fort Worth Chamber Small Business Of The Year

Sutton Frost Cary LLP Selected As Finalist For The 2017 Fort Worth Chamber Small Business Of The Year

January 23, 2017 Fort Worth, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) is pleased to announce that the firm has been nominated and named as a finalist for the Small Business of the Year (SBOY) by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. SFC has been a member of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce for over 2 years, joining shortly after acquiring the Fort Worth location for the firm. The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce awards the SBOY to recognize and honor businesses that have demonstrated "Best Practices" of entrepreneurships, such as sound business planning, fiscal responsibility and work process inno...

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Congratulations Ellen!

Congratulations Ellen!

January 16, 2017 Arlington, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) is proud to announce that Ellen Barker has obtained her Certified Public Accounting License. Barker graduated from Troy University in Troy, Alabama with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in Accounting. Barker joined SFC in July 2015 and has been working as an audit associate since joining the firm. SFC is a full-service CPA firm that has been serving the DFW area for more than 25 years through offices in Arlington and Fort Worth. The firm works with privately and publicly held businesses in construction, manufact...

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SFC Volunteers with the Fort Worth Chapter of CPA's

SFC Volunteers with the Fort Worth Chapter of CPA's

November 10, 2016 Fort Worth, Texas – Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) volunteered with the Fort Worth Chapter of CPA’s for their Community Service Project at Rivertree Academy in Fort Worth. Teams helped clean-up the school grounds and completed several projects throughout the morning.

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SFC Volunteers with the American Red Cross

SFC Volunteers with the American Red Cross

November 3, 2016 Fort Worth, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) volunteered with the America Red Cross North Texas Region early Saturday morning to assist them with installing smoke detectors in the community. Teams canvased several neighborhoods throughout Fort Worth and were able to visit a total of 120 homes. Groups were able to install a total of 64 alarms during this event and made this one of the most successful events for the American Red Cross.

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SUTTON FROST CARY LLP, ANNOUNCES MERGER OF GREENE & RUGGEBERG CPA FIRM TO FURTHER GROW AND EXPAND CLIENT SERVICES

SUTTON FROST CARY LLP, ANNOUNCES MERGER OF GREENE & RUGGEBERG CPA FIRM TO FURTHER GROW AND EXPAND CLIENT SERVICES

Effective November 1, 2016, John Sutton, managing partner of Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC), is pleased to announce the merger of Greene & Ruggeberg, P.C. (GR). GR brings over 30 years of accounting, tax and consulting experience in a variety of industries. The merger will strengthen SFC’s practice with the addition of expertise in real estate, tax and business valuation. According to Sutton, “Our joining forces with Greene & Ruggeberg represents the coming together of two highly respected firms in the industry. We will continue to provide the highest quality of service to our clients ...

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Annual Chili Cook Off at The University of Texas at Arlington

Annual Chili Cook Off at The University of Texas at Arlington

October 29, 2016 Arlington, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) participated this past weekend in the Annual Chili Cook Off at the University of Texas at Arlington. The event was hosted by Beta Alpha Psi and The Accounting Society at the University of Texas at Arlington. This year we went with 80’s Aerobics for our theme. Throughout the day our booth hosted fitness classes taught by Leah, Olivia, Sarah, Ellen, Jennifer, Courtney and Drew with the aid of 80’s aerobics videos playing in the background. Olivia served as the official chef for the event and cooked an excellent batch of chili. W...

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SFC's Annual Day of Service

SFC's Annual Day of Service

October 26, 2016 Dallas, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary (SFC) hosted their 16th Annual Day of Service on October 26, 2016. The firm closed the Arlington and Fort Worth locations so that all firm employees could volunteer their time to the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity for their Build Day. Nearly 40 employees were in attendance to assistance with roofing and siding. SFC participates in and sponsors numerous local philanthropic events, and many of its employees sit on the boards of leading non-profit organizations.

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SFC Participates in Softball Tournament

SFC Participates in Softball Tournament

October 22, 2016 Arlington, Texas – Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) participated in the Thirteenth Annual Fort Worth CPA Softball Tournament hosted by the Fort Worth Chapter of CPA’s. This was the first time that SFC has participated in the softball tournament. SFC played several games throughout the day against other local accounting firms, but were unable to grasp the winning title.

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Paula Hiett - 20th Anniversary - Press Release

Paula Hiett - 20th Anniversary - Press Release

October 1, 2016 Fort Worth, Texas – Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) is proud to congratulate Paula Hiett, Partner, on celebrating 20 years of service with SFC.Paula has been in public accounting since 1996. Her background in accounting includes experience in the both public and private sectors. Her extensive and diverse experience includes, but is not limited to, audits of financial statements of privately owned companies, employee benefit plans and nonprofit organizations and consulting for insurance-related clients.Paula is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Texas and has BBA...

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Kim Crawford - 20th Anniversary - Press Release

Kim Crawford - 20th Anniversary - Press Release

September 29, 2016 Arlington, Texas - Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) is proud to congratulate Kim Crawford, Partner, on celebrating 20 years of service with SFC. Kim has been in public accounting since 1994, but has been with SFC since 1996. Her extensive and diverse experience includes, but is not limited to, audits of financial statements of privately owned companies, employee benefit plans and nonprofit organizations and consulting for insurance-related clients. Kim also assists clients with various tax and consulting services. Her responsibilities include being the firm-designated partner ...

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Brett Gregory Joins SFC as a Senior Audit Manager

Brett Gregory Joins SFC as a Senior Audit Manager

September 19, 2016 Arlington, Texas – Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) is pleased to announce that Brett Gregory, CPA, CGMA has been named as a Senior Audit Manager. Gregory has most recently served as an Audit Manager for Weaver and Tidwell LLP in Fort Worth, Texas. Gregory brings over 9 years of extensive accounting and financial experience to SFC. He specializes in various manufacturing and distribution related engagements and other inventory based businesses.Gregory is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) as well as a Chartered Global Management Accountant in the state of Texas, and has a BBA...

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Amy Michie - AFP September - Press Release

Amy Michie - AFP September - Press Release

September 12, 2016 Fort Worth, Texas – Sutton Frost Cary LLP (SFC) is pleased to announce that Amy Michie, Partner, was selected by the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Fort Worth Metro Chapter to speak at their September Chapter Meeting and Luncheon on September 12, 2016.Michie’s presentation titled Come Together on the Numbers: Where the Front and Back Offices Meet discussed where the roads meet and diverge between the front and back office. Members were able to get some pointers regarding their organizations 990’s as well as some quick tips on gift acceptance policies - areas d...

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