Arlene Thayer Elected Chairman of the Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland’s Board of Directors December 3, 2018 KatzAbosch is pleased to announce that our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Arlene R. Thayer, AAAPM, has been elected to the Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland’s Board of Directors as Chairman. As a private, non-profit organization, Better Business Bureau is dedicated to fostering honest and responsive relationships between businesses and consumers by establishing consumer confidence and advancing a trustworthy marketplace for all. They do so by setting and upholding high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Arlene, along with a new group of accomplished business leaders, were appointed at the September meeting of the Better Business Bureau’s Board of Directors. The Board’s primary responsibility is governance and leadership. It sets policy, approves new applicants for Accreditation, and advances BBB’s mission. Arlene joined the firm in 2003 and has over 20 years of industry experience. She creates the necessary people systems crucial to effectively grow the organization and to ensure both financial strength and operating efficiency. As a member of the executive team, Arlene works to promote a success-oriented and accountable environment. Providing leadership and management, she ensures that the firm stays the course towards achieving its strategic objectives. She has been involved with a number of boards and committees. In addition, she has won numerous awards recognizing her mentoring and leadership qualities. About the Firm Founded in 1969, KatzAbosch is one of the largest CPA and business consulting services in the region. As an accounting firm, our mission is to provide the highest quality accounting, tax, financial and management consulting services to our clients. We understand the needs and challenges of our clients and we have made it our obligation to create, grow and protect asset value. KatzAbosch is consistently named a Best Accounting Firm to Work For in Accounting Today and as one of the Top Workplaces in The Baltimore Sun. Our firm is also ranked among the Top 15 Largest Accounting Firms in the Baltimore Area by the Baltimore Business Journal and among the Top 200 Accounting Firms in the U.S. by Inside Public Accounting.