Nationally recognized public accounting firm, MBAF, has announced that Marta Alfonso, CPA*/CFF, CIRA, JD, principal in the Management Advisory Services Department, and Ileana Salort-Horta, CPA, Chief Operating Officer, have been selected as finalists for The Florida Institute of CPA’s (FICPA) Women to Watch Award in the Established Leader category.
The Women to Watch Awards were created by The American Institute of CPAs to recognize outstanding women in the accounting professions and are given in two categories: Established Leaders and Emerging Leaders. Started in 2010, the FICPA Women to Watch Awards were created to focus on the outstanding women who not only shape the Florida Institute of CPAs, but also the profession.
With a strong background in litigation consulting, forensic accounting, insolvency and bankruptcy, turnarounds, and financial management, Alfonso offers extensive financial experience and a deep understanding of critical financial litigation issues. Trained as both an accountant and an attorney, she has worked in a range of consulting and in-house corporate roles since 1983.
Salort-Horta has been in the public accounting profession since 1997. In her role at MBAF, she focuses on all aspects of the firm’s financial and cultural operations, and aims to maximize synergies and increase efficiencies across MBAF’s 13 offices.
MBAF is ranked nationally as a Top 40 accounting and advisory firm by Accounting Today, and has been named one of the 2016 Best of the Best firms in the country by INSIDE Public Accounting, a title held for the past 15 years consecutively, chosen for demonstrating long-term consistency and exceptional performance, regardless of outside factors. Named a 2017 South Florida Business Journal Best Places to Work finalist, MBAF is committed to creating an engaging and supportive workplace for its more than 500 highly qualified principals and employees. The MBAF team serves domestic and international clients across a broad range of industries and practices in more than 44 countries and all 50 states. Its offices are located in New York, Valhalla (Westchester, NY), Miami, Coral Gables, Naples, Las Vegas, Baltimore, Boca Raton, Boulder, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Orlando, and India.