KAWG&F Attends Leading Edge International Meeting November 15, 2007 Baltimore, MD (November 15, 2007) – The Leading Edge Alliance (LEA) recently held its 2007 Global Conference at the Rome Cavalieri Hilton in Rome, Italy, on October 28-30, 2007. Alvin D. Katz, President and CEO of KAWGF&F, participated in the annual event with 100+ other accounting executives form across the globe, all members of the LEA. Full day sessions were held for various areas of expertise including managing partners, accounting & auditing, international tax, corporate finance, internal technology, HR & firm administration, and marketing. Special guest speakers and facilitators included Gary Boomer of Boomer Consulting Inc. from Kansas, Gale Crosley of Crosley & Company from Georgia, Alan Koltin of PDI Global, Inc. and a number of others. Other countries represented by attendees included Norway, Lebanon, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, Philippines, Cyprus, England, Belgium, China, Brazil, Scotland, Austria, Croatia, and Canada. The LEA is an international professional association of independently-owned accounting and consulting firms. It enables member firms to access the resources of a multibillion dollar global professional services organization, providing business development, professional training and education, and peer-to-peer networking opportunities nationally and globally, around the corner and around the world. Members are top quality firms who are very successful, have deep client relationships, and strong ties to the community. The Alliance provides members with an unbeatable combination: the comprehensive size and scope of a large multinational company while offering their clients the continuity, consistency and quality service of a local firm.