2012 Brings Notable New Accolades to Bennett Thrasher and BT Wealth Management

Bennett Thrasher PC received three national and two local awards during a very successful 2012. Managing Partner, Michael Dukes commented on the Firm's success saying, “These national and local recognitions reflect our success during 2012, which shows the Firm grew well above the market average, both in terms of revenue and profitability. Our success is directly attributed to the commitment of our partners and staff who provide quality service to all our clients. The Firm's morale and retention are at all-time highs, and we are looking forward to 2013.”

Company recognitions in 2012 include:

? “Best Full-Service Accounting Firm” and “Best Forensic Accounting Firm” in the Daily Report's Best Of 2012 supplement. The Best Of supplement showcases the businesses that stand out among their competitors in providing Georgia's legal community with the essentials required to compete in today's legal market.

? “Best of the Best” on the INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) Best of the Best list for 2012. The annual Best of the Best recognition honors 50 firms for their outstanding management and overall operational performance based on more than 50 criteria. Best of the Best firms demonstrate long-term consistency and exceptional performance, regardless of outside factors.

? “Fastest-Growing Firm” on the IPA Top 200 Accounting Firms list by INSIDE Public Accounting. Ascending four spots for the second year in a row.

? All-Star Firm for 2012 in “Training-Focused Firms” by INSIDE Public Accounting. “Training-Focused Firms” demonstrate an exceptional commitment to training their people. These firms are characterized by high CPE expectations, healthy training budgets, partner development programs, and a partner compensation formula that requires mentoring and staff development.

? 9th largest Atlanta accounting firm ranked by number of professionals by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The firm currently has more than 120 professionals and over 78 Certified Public Accountants.

? BT Wealth Management, an affiliate of Bennett Thrasher PC, was named a “Top 25 Money Manager” in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.