Noted CPA Firm Partner In Charge Of Human Resources To Advise Whitman Clients And CPA Firms Nationwide
Friday, February 1, 2018: NEW YORK – Whitman Business Advisors LLC, one of the nation’s leading accounting industry advisory firms, today announced that Rick Fisher, former Partner-in-Charge of EisnerAmper’s Human Resources Department has joined the Whitman team. He joins as an independent provider of Human Resource consulting and Merger & Acquisition services to Whitman and its CPA-firm clients.
Rick is a CPA, a SHRM-SCP and a SPHR with over forty years of diversified experience in accounting, finance and human resources. During that period, Rick had a unique combination of responsibilities including recruiting, mentoring, compensation strategies, development of personnel policies, staff scheduling, and budgeting including long range strategic planning. Rick was the plan administrator of the firm’s 401(K) retirement plan, profit-sharing plan and insurance programs.
Rick was recognized as the Penn State University, Smeal College of Business Accounting Department Distinguished Alumnus of the Year in 2014. In making the announcement, Whitman Business Advisors President and CEO, Philip Whitman, said, “Amongst the Top 100 CPA Firm community Rick is a household name and recognized leader in the Human Resources space. Rick is a CPA who started working with Richard A. Eisner & Company when it was a 200 person CPA firm and helped the firm grow to 1,600 employees and over $300 million in annual revenues. Adding Rick to the WBA team adds considerable depth and breadth to our practice management consulting offering.”
David Wolfskehl, Senior Managing Director commented “Rick’s experience lends itself very naturally to our offering outsourced Chief Human Resources services to our clients and other CPA firms throughout the country.”
Whitman Business Advisors works with more than a third of the Top 100 accounting firms providing hands-on advice on talent acquisition, mergers and acquisitions, practice management consulting, growth strategies, as well as managing partner coaching and more. “It is so exciting to bring Rick to our incredible team of consultants” Whitman added.
In speaking about his new role with Whitman, Fisher stated: “I’ve been fortunate to work with some talented and dynamic leaders, who understood that the Human Resource function and the firms culture plays a vital part in a firm’s growth and sustainability. I’m excited to join WBA and their talented team of advisors, and look forward to working with our clients in helping them achieve their strategic goals.”