SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CAMICO (www.camico.com), the nation’s largest CPA-directed program of insurance and risk management for the accounting profession, has named Andrew M. Eassa, CPA, CVA, as chairman of the company’s board of directors.
Eassa succeeds Robert P. Evans, CPA, who served as chairman from 2012 to 2018. Evans will continue to serve on the CAMICO board of directors.
Eassa, a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Valuation Analyst, was appointed to the CAMICO board of directors in 2007 and served as chairman of the risk management committee, chairman of the governance committee, and member of the investment committee. He is a founding principal of Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa, CPA, P.C., a public accounting firm based in Syracuse, N.Y., and was the firm’s managing principal from 2000 to 2013. Eassa has more than 45 years of experience in business valuation, litigation support, financial analysis, strategic planning, accounting and auditing, and tax-related compliance.
“Andy’s leadership over the past 11 years has been instrumental in CAMICO’s success in further strengthening our program and providing even more effective insurance and risk management services to our policyholders,” said Evans.
“I’m looking forward to serving CAMICO policyholders as their chairman of the board and to pursuing CAMICO’s mission to anticipate and address the evolving needs of CPAs,” said Eassa.
Created by CPAs to protect CPAs, CAMICO delivers insurance products and comprehensive risk and claims management services to more than 8,000 CPA firms and 50,000 staff members in 45 states and the District of Columbia. Founded in 1986, CAMICO is the preferred provider for state CPA societies and associations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Greater Washington D.C., Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and Washington. CAMICO provides Professional Liability Insurance, Employment Practices Liability Insurance, and other insurance products needed by CPA firms.
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