Sikich LLP

June 15, 2009 13:19 ET

Sikich's Suits Awarded ICPAS Lifetime Achievement Award

AURORA, IL--(Marketwire - June 15, 2009) - Sikich LLP, a public accounting and consulting firm, announces that Duane D. Suits, CPA, Retired Partner, was honored with the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award.

The ICPAS Lifetime Achievement Award is presented each year to an individual(s) who has provided distinguished service to the profession in Illinois and/or nationally. Candidates are selected based on a lifetime of service to the profession. Factors to be considered include: contribution to the profession, professional position attained, length of service, and Illinois professional involvement.

"As a founding partner of Sikich LLP, Suits was a guiding force in the growth and development of the Firm," says Jim Sikich, CEO. "A commitment to excellence in client service and the highest standards of ethical business conduct are his lasting legacies."

Suits just completed a term as President of the CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois Board of Directors and previously served as Chairman and Director of the ICPAS Board of Directors.

About the Illinois CPA Society

The Illinois CPA Society is a statewide, professional membership organization dedicated to enhancing the value of the CPA profession. ICPAS represents Illinois CPAs in public accounting and consulting, corporate accounting and finance, government and not-for-profit organizations as well as three affiliate member groups: students, educators and related finance professionals.

About Sikich LLP

Sikich LLP is a public accounting and consulting firm providing accounting and tax services, operations and management consulting, entrepreneurial services, information technology products and services, investment banking, human resource services, marketing services, retirement plan services, and wealth management. With more than 300 employees and seven offices located in Aurora, Springfield, Rockford, Westmont and Buffalo Grove, Illinois; St. Louis, Missouri; and Indianapolis, Indiana, Sikich serves individuals, privately held small and middle market companies, as well as governmental and not-for-profit organizations. Visit to learn more.

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