We are pleased to announce that Angela Parziale, CPA, MST, Shareholder at Alliott Global Alliance's Boston accountancy member firm Walter & Shuffain, has been appointed Chair of the Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy for 2021.

The Board of Public Accountancy ensures accountants follow Massachusetts requirements, rules and regulations, their goal being to provide guidance to their licensees and protection to consumers.

The Board's mission is to provide quality guidance and services to its licensees and to the consumers they serve. Before granting a certificate to these candidates, the Board determines their competency by evaluating their education, experience and character in its application process.

Angela comments:

“I’m looking forward to continuing the good work of the Board. My focus for 2021 will be upholding the integrity of public accounting in the state of Massachusetts, while addressing the challenges brought on by the pandemic as we support the needs of licensees, candidates and stakeholders."

As part of the leadership team at Walter & Shuffain, Angela oversees audits, reviews and tax work for clients across multiple industries including commercial real estate, hospitality, manufacturing, wholesale and professional services. With extensive experience in both generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and tax engagements, Angela is adept at servicing business and personal interests at the highest level.

Passionate about the advancement of women in her field, Angela is also treasurer and member of the board of directors of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and the CREW Educational Foundation. Other accolades and achievements of Angela’s include being the 2012 recipient of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MSCPA) Women to Watch Award for Emerging Leadership and the 2014 recipient of the CREW Achievement Award in Professional Services.

About Walter Shuffain:

Walter & Shuffain is a results-driven firm which serves as the trusted advisors to privately-held businesses and their owners. We provide consulting, tax and estate planning, and accounting services to a variety of business sectors including: real estate, professional services, healthcare, technology, manufacturing and construction. Our team approach to achieving clients’ business goals makes us an integral part of their management teams, valued for providing innovative solutions to the challenges closely-held businesses, and their owners, face each day.

At Walter & Shuffain our mission is to anticipate the opportunities of tomorrow for our clients today.