Arlene R. Ciroula of KatzAbosch Honored With YWCA Greater Baltimore Special Leader Award May 7, 2010 YWCA Greater Baltimore recognizes outstanding women leaders for their professional accomplishments and contributions to the Greater Baltimore community’s business and civic life at 7th Annual Leader Lunch 2010 Timonium, MD — Regional certified public accounting, tax and consulting firm KatzAbosch today announced that Arlene R. Ciroula, Chief Operating Officer, was honored with the YWCA Greater Baltimore Special Leader Award at the 7th Annual Leader Lunch 2010. Arlene has been recognized for her leadership, spirit of innovation and community commitment. YWCA’s Leader Lunch is an annual event honoring women and their work. Awardees exemplify the YWCA’s ideal of women in leadership, promoting vibrant workplaces and sustaining our community. “It is an honor to be included among such a distinguished group of businesswomen who have dedicated so much of themselves to their profession and community,” said Arlene R. Ciroula, Chief Operating Officer for KatzAbosch. “I look forward to continuing my civic commitment to the Greater Baltimore community.” At KatzAbosch, Ciroula is responsible for effectively growing the organization, ensuring both financial strength and operating efficiency of the firm, providing leadership and management and making sure that the firm has the proper controls set in place for administrative and reporting procedures. In addition to being honored for outstanding leadership by the YWCA Greater Baltimore, Ciroula has been the recipient of several distinguished awards including Practical Accountant Magazine’s “Practice Innovation Award” in 2005 and 2007, and the CPA Practice Management Forum, Association for Accounting Administration’s “ACE Award” in 2006. She is a member of several professional and civic organizations and serves as President of the Association of Accounting Administrators, Baltimore Chapter; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; and Association for Accounting Marketing. Arlene is a staunch supporter of literacy programs for adults and children and serves on the Board of Directors for Baltimore Reads, a non-profit organization that teaches adults literacy skills.