- May 21, 2019
, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England with offices in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, announced today that Christopher Ernest, CPA, a partner at blumshapiro, is one of the honorees of Cape & Plymouth Business's
2019 40 Under 40 Awards. Ernest will be presented with his award at a special event on June 27, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa in Hyannis.
Now in its tenth year, the Cape & Plymouth Business
40 Under 40 Awards spotlight the region's top young business leaders who excel in their industry and show dynamic leadership. This program honors distinguished businesspeople under the age of 40 who have made a mark in the region at an extraordinarily young age.
Ernest, a resident of Hanson, has nearly 15 years of experience providing accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services to privately-held businesses in industries such as automotive, manufacturing, distribution and retail. He also provides these services to numerous non-profit organizations, including educational institutions, membership organizations, associations, and arts and cultural organizations. Since joining blumshapiro in 2011, he has grown to be a huge part of their company, managing attest and tax engagements as well as client relationships.
In addition to Ernest's involvement with professional organizations including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the South Shore Young Professionals, he is also involved in a number of community organizations. He is chair of the board of directors for Doc Wayne, an organization that fuses sport and therapy to heal and strengthen at-risk youth, and president of South Shore Stars, a non-profit organization that provides high-quality early education and development programs for communities south of Boston. Ernest is also a former member and trustee of the Olancho Aid Foundation, a nonprofit, faith-based organization that empowers Honduran youth to transform themselves, their communities, and their country through education. Through blum, he also co-leads the Massachusetts Community Involvement Committee, which directs the firm's volunteer and charitable efforts in the Massachusetts market.
"I am honored to be named by Cape & Plymouth Business
, and to be recognized with this impressive group of individuals,"
said Ernest. "Thank you for this award."About blumshapiro
blumshapiro is the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England, with offices in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. The firm, with a team of over 500, offers a diversity of services, which include auditing, accounting, tax and business advisory services. blum serves a wide range of privately held companies, government and non-profit organizations and provides non-audit services for publicly traded companies. To learn more visit blumshapiro.com. (http://www.blumshapiro.com/