Vistage Member Company Berntson Porter & Company Recognized by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) as “Best of the Best”

San Diego, California (September 4, 2014) – INSIDE Public Accounting has identified Vistage member company Berntson Porter as one of the “Best of the Best”—a select group of 50 top-performing accounting firms nationwide. IPA identifies the “Best of the Best” based on firms’ growth and profitability as well as their culture, and utilizes more than 70 performance-related criteria that serve as indicators of great accounting firm management.

Of the firm’s distinction, President Bob Berntson, a Vistage Chief Executive member since 2005, stated, “We are honored to be recognized as a top accounting firm in the nation, both in terms of growth and profitability, and the exceptional culture we’ve built. These awards are a tribute to the outstanding team at Berntson Porter.”

Bernston Porter’s other Vistage members include Mary Actor, Principal and Director of Assurance Services as well as Mike Schmidt, Principal. More than 540 firms participated in the IPA annual Survey and Analysis of Firms this year.

About Berntson Porter & Company, PLLC
Now celebrating its 29th year, Berntson Porter & Company, PLLC is a premier Certified Public Accounting and planning firm that helps business owners identify, clarify and achieve their goals throughout the life of their business. Berntson Porter is also proud to be recognized by the IPA as a top 200 accounting firms in the nation based on U.S. revenues.

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