H2R CPA News

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Below are some highlights of recent happenings at H2R CPA.

2/26/2020: H2R CPA Announces Two Partners Joining Practice

Firm Continues Expansion with Additional Resources

Joseph M. Dickert
Joseph M. Dickert, CPA | Partner

Donald J. Reddinger, CPA - Pittsburgh Business Advisor
Donald J. Reddinger, CPA | Partner

H2R CPA announced that Joseph M. Dickert, CPA, and Donald J. Reddinger, CPA, have joined the firm as partners, bringing with them a combined 70 years of tax, assurance and business consulting experience. With this latest addition, H2R CPA continues to expand the firm’s resources and capacity for serving middle market clients in the western Pennsylvania region and beyond, following its merger with Cottrill Arbutina, the addition of an office location in Beaver, and the promotion of Cara Colavita to partner in January.

“H2R CPA remains committed to expanding service offerings sought after by the middle market and providing excellent career opportunities for our team members,” said Paul K. Rudoy, Managing Partner at H2R CPA. “The addition of Joe and Don to our team reinforces our commitment to remaining competitive on both fronts,” he continued.

“Don and I are excited to be able to serve our clients better with the additional resources, services and leading edge technology that H2R CPA has to offer,” said Joe Dickert. “There’s a lot of collaboration and growth happening now at H2R CPA, and it’s great to be a part of the team,” he added.

Previously, Mr. Dickert and Mr. Reddinger were partners at Reddinger, Will, Gallagher & Dickert, LLC.

Donald J. Reddinger has more than forty years of experience with concentrations in the audit and assurance areas as well as tax planning, tax compliance and general consulting to a wide variety of clients. Industries serviced by Don include: government, commercial business enterprises, sales representatives, professional entities including physicians, engineers, architects, attorneys and insurance agents, manufacturers, specialty contractors, and life/annuity insurance companies, amongst others.

Joseph M. Dickert has a diversified business background including significant expertise in audit and assurance services, business advisory services, tax services (individuals, corporations, “S” corporations, partnerships, estates & trusts and Limited Liability Companies), wealth management, Internal Revenue Service & PA Department of Revenue representation and QuickBooks consulting. Joe works with a variety of types of companies including closely held businesses, real estate entities, local unions, fraternal benefit societies and other nonprofit entities.

1/20/2020: H2R CPA Announces New Partner

Cara M. Colavita Second Female Partner in Firm's 63-Year History

Cara Colavita, CPA, Partner
Cara Colavita, CPA | Partner

H2R CPA announced that Cara M. Colavita, CPA, was promoted to Partner effective January 1, 2020. Cara is the second female partner in the firm’s 63-year history. In her new role, Cara will work closely with the current head of the firm’s Accounting & Assurance department to transition responsibilities and over time eventually assume those duties.

“Cara has proven herself to be a talented and trusted leader of the firm. She is also amazingly efficient and well-respected by clients,” said Paul Rudoy, Managing Partner of H2R CPA. “We are confident that she has a bright future ahead in this new leadership role,” he added.

“I am honored to join the partner team at H2R CPA,” said Cara. “I look forward to taking on new responsibilities while maintaining close relationships with my clients. I am also excited by the opportunity to inspire other women to embrace the accounting profession as a career where women have the ability to rise into leadership positions,” she continued.

Cara Colavita joined H2R CPA in 2007 after graduating from West Virginia University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 2011. Over the course of the past twelve years, she has worked with clients in a variety of industries, including closely held businesses, manufacturers, distributors, rental real estate, professional service organizations and fraternal benefit societies. Her specialties include supervision and training of team members as well as extensive interaction with clients to ensure the timely and proficient completion of fieldwork and financial report issuance.

10/30/2019: H2R CPA Team Building Event

Bowling and Laser Tag

The H2R CPA team spent the afternoon of October 30 participating in some competitive team-building activities. The fun started at Main Event with a lunch of tasty Mexican cuisine, followed by bowling, laser tag and arcade games. Scores in all activities were tallied for each team, with the first place team receiving a trophy at the end of the day. It was a fun afternoon taking a break from the office!

H2R CPA team members split into teams to compete at bowling, laser tag and arcade games.
H2R CPA team members split into teams to compete at bowling, laser tag and arcade games.

01/25/2019: H2R CPA Happenings

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11/08/2018: H2R CPA Team Building Event

Escape Room and Axe Throwing

The H2R CPA team spent the afternoon of November 8 participating in some fun team-building activities including an escape room and axe throwing, followed by refreshments during happy hour. Several teams were formed for competitions and individuals worked in groups to solve problems. Everyone seemed to enjoy spending time experiencing new activities together outside of the office!

The H2R CPA team enjoyed some team building activities on November 8, 2018.
The H2R CPA team enjoyed some team building activities on November 8, 2018.

10/02/2018: H2R CPA Happenings

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06/07/2018: H2R CPA Happenings

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05/11/2018: H2R CPA Tax Season Survivor's Dinner at Roberto Clemente Museum

​H2R CPA held its annual Busy Season Survivor's Dinner on Friday, May 11, at the Roberto Clemente Museum. Everyone enjoyed the good wine, good food, and good conversation while learning more about one of the greatest legends in baseball history.

The Roberto Clemente Museum is located in Lawrenceville.
The Roberto Clemente Museum is located in Lawrenceville.
Each guest received a custom H2R CPA bottle of Pinot Noir to take home.
Each guest received a custom H2R CPA bottle of Pinot Noir to take home.
Joe received a 35-year service award from Paul.
Joe received a 35-year service award from Paul.
The museum was full of interesting Roberto Clemente memorabilia.
The museum was full of interesting Roberto Clemente memorabilia.

02/13/2018: H2R CPA Happenings

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02/01/2018: H2R CPA Announces Merger

Sobol Veltum Merges into H2R CPA

H2R CPA is pleased to announce that Sobol Veltum & Associates has merged into H2R CPA, effective February 1, 2018. We welcome Sobol Veltum clients and staff and look forward to working together as a combined team!

01/16/2018: H2R CPA Welcomes New Team Members

Expertise and Talent Added to Team

Jeff Wolstoncroft, CPA | Accounting & Assurance Senior Manager
Jeff Wolstoncroft, CPA | Accounting & Assurance Senior Manager

06/27/2017: We're moving June 30th!

H2R CPA is pleased to announce that we will be moving to our new office location on June 30, 2017. Please make note of our new address in your records:

​875 Greentree Road
Seven Parkway Center, Suite 1000
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

​Our telephone numbers and email addresses will remain the same.

During the day of June 30, H2R CPA team members will have limited access to telephone and email. We appreciate your patience during this transition. Our office will be closed on July 3 & 4 for the holiday, and will re-open for business on July 5.

H2R CPA’s new location will combine our Koppers Office and our DeJulius Office into one. With easy access and convenient parking, we believe this move will be an improvement for both our clients and our team members, while still maintaining a central location in Pittsburgh.

We look forward to continuing to provide the highest quality client service as we embark on this new chapter in our firm’s 60-year history.

06/05/2017: H2R CPA Managing Partner Quoted in Nerdwallet Blog

Paul K. Rudoy, CPA/PFS
Paul K. Rudoy, CPA/PFS

H2R CPA Managing Partner, Paul Rudoy, was quoted in Nerdwallet's June 5 blog, "Moving for Work? How to Get a Tax Deduction."

05/07/2017: H2R CPA Tax Season Survivor's Dinner at PNC Park

H2R CPA's annual tax season survivor's dinner was held this year at PNC Park. H2R CPA team members and significant others enjoyed a spread of delicious refreshments, spending time together, and watching the Pirates game on a chilly but beautiful day.

It was a beautiful day in Pittsburgh for a baseball game.
It was a beautiful day in Pittsburgh for a baseball game.
H2R CPA team members got together for some food, conversation and fun.
H2R CPA team members got together for some food, conversation and fun.
A good time was had by all at the ball game.
A good time was had by all at the ball game.

05/02/2017: H2R CPA Managing Partner Named Chairman-Elect of CPAAI North America Board of Directors

Paul K. Rudoy, CPA/PFS
Paul K. Rudoy, CPA/PFS
CPAAI

Paul K. Rudoy, CPA/PFS, Managing Partner of H2R CPA, has been elected to the position of Chairman-Elect of the North America Board of Directors of CPA Associates International, Inc. (CPAAI). Mr. Rudoy will assume the position of Chairman of the North America Board of Directors of CPAAI in October 2017.

“I am honored to have been selected by a group of my peers for such a prestigious position,” said Paul Rudoy. As chairman of the North America Board of Directors, Mr. Rudoy will provide leadership for the association and will work closely with national and international member firms.

04/27/2017: H2R CPA Celebrates "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day"

Scott and Mason enjoyed working together today.
Scott and Mason enjoyed working together today.

In celebration of "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day," Mason is helping his dad, Scott, with his after tax season work. Thanks for your help, Mason!

02/21/2017: H2R CPA Welcomes New Team Members

Expertise and Talent Added to Pittsburgh Office

12/13/2016: Pittsburgh CPA Firm Commemorates 60-Year Legacy with a New Name and Website

In conjunction with its 60th anniversary celebration, Horovitz, Rudoy & Roteman LLC, a leading Pittsburgh-based accounting and business advisory firm, has changed its name to H2R CPA.

06/02/2016: H2R CPA in the Community

H2R CPA was proud to sponsor the 19th Annual Mini Golf Classic with Heath Miller on May 29, 2016. H2R CPA team members enjoyed golfing in support of Project Bundle-Up and The Salvation Army Pittsburgh.

H2R CPA team members played mini-golf in support of Project Bundle-Up on May 29. Pictured (l-r): Ed Scherer – Partner, Paul Rudoy – Managing Partner, Ryan McLuckie, Mary Bachorski and Gail Davis.
H2R CPA team members played mini-golf in support of Project Bundle-Up on May 29. Pictured (l-r): Ed Scherer – Partner, Paul Rudoy – Managing Partner, Ryan McLuckie, Mary Bachorski and Gail Davis.
H2R CPA team member, Gail Davis, was pleased to meet Heath Miller.
H2R CPA team member, Gail Davis, was pleased to meet Heath Miller.
H2R CPA Principal, Joe Delisi, celebrated a hole-in-one as Ed Scherer, Partner, played through.
H2R CPA Principal, Joe Delisi, celebrated a hole-in-one as Ed Scherer, Partner, played through.
H2R CPA team member, Mary Bachorski, enjoyed meeting Heath Miller.
H2R CPA team member, Mary Bachorski, enjoyed meeting Heath Miller.

04/28/2016: H2R CPA Enjoys "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day"

Pictured above (l-r): Jake, Mara, Mason and Ira. Thanks for all your help kids, it was nice having you in the office today!
Pictured above (l-r): Jake, Mara, Mason and Ira. Thanks for all your help kids, it was nice having you in the office today!

H2R CPA is pleased to participate in “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.” This year, our four participants have been helping out with various office tasks and learning more about what their parents do here at H2R CPA.

03/08/2016: H2R CPA Managing Partner Quoted in Pittsburgh Business Times

Paul K. Rudoy, CPA/PFS
Paul K. Rudoy, CPA/PFS

H2R CPA Managing Partner, Paul Rudoy, was quoted in the Pittsburgh Business Times March 4-10 article, "Budget impasse takes toll on nonprofits."

02/24/2016: H2R CPA Partners Quoted in Pittsburgh Business Times

Paul K. Rudoy, CPA/PFS
Paul K. Rudoy, CPA/PFS
Kieran O'Dea, CPA
Kieran O'Dea, CPA

H2R CPA Partners, Paul Rudoy and Kieran O’Dea, were quoted in the Pittsburgh Business Times Feb. 19-25 article, “Accounting firms battle staffing crunch.”

02/19/2016: H2R CPA Partner, Kieran O'Dea, Interviewed on the "No BS Marketing Podcast"

Kieran O'Dea, CPA
Kieran O'Dea, CPA

Take a listen to H2R CPA Partner, Kieran O’Dea, during his interviews “Cutting Through the Numbers with Kieran O’Dea” and “Part 2 of Kieran O’Dea – Following Your Passion Skills” on the No BS Marketing Podcast.

02/03/2016: Kieran O'Dea Joins H2R CPA as an Accounting & Auditing Partner

Locally Owned Accounting Firm Adds New Partner with Eye Towards Growth

Kieran O'Dea, CPA
Kieran O'Dea, CPA

Kieran O’Dea recently rejoined H2R CPA as a Partner in the firm’s Accounting and Auditing Group. After leaving H2R CPA in 2002, Kieran spent the past 14 years with BDO USA LLC (formerly Alpern Rosenthal), most recently as a Partner in the firm’s Assurance and Transaction Advisory Services Groups. In his new role with H2R CPA, Kieran will bring personal service in accounting, advisory and business consulting to the firm’s clients. Additionally, Kieran will be a significant addition to the firm’s management team, concentrating in the areas of growth, talent acquisition and business development.