Marietta-based accounting firm Moore Colson announced the winners of the firm’s coveted Peak Award for the first trimester 2014. A first for the firm, there was a three way tie for the Peak which will be presented on a trimester basis going forward. The winners were Andrew L. Moore, Caroline Geiger and Heather Crider.
The Moore Colson Peak Award is given to an individual based on significant contributions to the firm and work performed considered above and beyond expectations or something unique that an individual brought to the firm which has made a significant impact. All three winners were nominated due to their superior work performance during busy season and for going above and beyond their normal responsibilities.
Andrew L. Moore
Andrew L. Moore, CPA senior tax associate, joined Moore Colson in 2013. He is responsible for managing individual, corporate, fiduciary and partnership tax compliance and recognizing and implementing tax saving strategies.
Prior to joining the firm, he was a tax senior with Ross Lane & Company LLC in Atlanta. While with Ross Lane, he provided a full range of tax, accounting and business advisory services to individuals and closely held entities. He also worked as a senior accountant with Daniel/Pappadakis & Associates LLC in Atlanta.
He is a graduate of Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and a minor in Business Law.
Caroline Geiger joined Moore Colson as a business assurance associate in 2012. She is responsible for planning and executing audits and reviews in accordance with GAAS and SSARS, preparing financial statements in accordance with GAAP, planning and executing audits of employee benefit plans and documenting and testing internal accounting controls/control environments.
Prior to joining the firm in a full-time capacity, she served as a business assurance intern during the summer of 2011. Upon completion of her internship with the firm, she returned to pursue a masters of Accounting degree from the University of Georgia. She also earned a BBA in Accounting from the University of Georgia and was an intern with a division of a major automotive parts company in their Heavy Vehicle Parts Group.
She was a member of Beta Alpha Psi, Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, UGA’s Miracle Finance Committee, Dean’s List and the HOPE Scholarship.
Heather Crider is an administrative professional for Moore Colson and is responsible for all firm client billing, accounts receivable, coordinating partner/CPE meetings and assisting other team members with various daily tasks.
Prior to joining the firm, she was an office manager/administrative assistant with D.C. Industrial, where she provided support to the president and staff, as well as assisted in a number of functions including billing, invoicing, accounts receivable and back up for accounts payable. She also worked in several capacities for Arthur Andersen LLP.
She has a bachelor of science degree in Computer Information Systems from Mercer University.