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Beth van Bladel receives 2021 Distinguished Service Award from New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

ALBANY, New York, August 25, 2021 – Beth van Bladel, director of BST CFO for Hire, is the 2021 recipient of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) Distinguished Service Award.

The award recognizes van Bladel as a distinguished leader whose model service and outstanding dedication have made a remarkable and lasting impact on the industry and profession. A member of the Society since 1994, van Bladel is the second woman in 75 years to receive the award.

“It is an incredible honor to be recognized by fellow certified public accountants,” said van Bladel. “I truly appreciate the support of my colleagues at BST & Co., who never turns me down when I approach them with an idea to help our professional community.”

An active member of the NYSSCPA, van Bladel currently chairs the Northeast Chapter CFO Committee and co-chairs the Annual Business and Industry Conference. She is also a former NYSSCPA board member and past president of the Northeast Chapter.

“Beth’s knowledge, leadership, and dedication to the profession are not only a tremendous asset to our firm but to the entire accounting industry,” said BST & Co. Managing Partner Ron Guzior. “We congratulate Beth on this well-deserved recognition and look forward to seeing her continued impact in our field.”

Van Bladel currently serves as director of BST CFO for Hire and uses her three decades of experience to provide financial consulting, management, and accounting services to a wide range of industries in support of their financial goals and mission.

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