Virtual Session 1:

What's in the Numbers? Decision Making Based on Financial Statements

Financial statements at face value may seem like just a bunch of numbers and the double bottom line, what often goes unrecognized is what these numbers are actually trying to tell you. Financial statements can be used beyond the general purpose of seeing profit and losses, they can also be used to help you make the right decisions for your business.

Presenter Details:

Joe Ledford is the Principal-in-Charge of the Meadville and Erie, Pennsylvania offices of HBK CPAs & Consultants and has been with the firm since 1986. Joe has extensive experience in the areas of business valuation, succession planning, tax planning, business consulting and retirement planning. Joe provides accounting services to a wide range of industries, including, tool and die, manufacturing, construction, timber, farming and plastic injection molding.

Kellie Hanas is a Senior Manager in HBK’s Meadville, Pennsylvania office and has been with the firm since 1997. She has extensive experience in the areas of tax planning, income tax, financial statement preparation, and business consulting services for a wide-range of industries including agriculture, forestry, construction, manufacturing, oil and gas. Kellie received the Spirit of Rainmaker award from the Rainmaker Academy Leadership Training.

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