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For the fifth consecutive year, Scopelitis has been named as one of Central Indiana's Top Workplaces. The Indianapolis Star has recognized 90 companies and organizations in Central Indiana as Top Workplaces for 2019. These companies have been recognized based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees. To learn more, visit StarMedia's Top Workplaces site here.

Growth-focused and nationally acclaimed public accounting firm Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) congratulates the following professionals on their promotions to the Firm’s Partner Group effective May 1, 2019: Megan Hutchinson, CPA; Jonathan Kraftchick, CPA; Eric Pilcher, CPA; Nick Stone, CPA, CISA; and Matt Urbizo, CPA. Megan and Eric will serve as Tax Partners, Jonathan will serve as Innovation Partner, Matthew will serve as Assurance Partner, and Nick will serve as Risk Assurance and Advisory Partner.

Read more: Cherry Bekaert Adds Five Professionals to Partner Group

Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) announces its partnership with the FinTech South conference. Following a sold-out event in 2018, the conference returns to Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, April 22 through April 23, 2019.

A global exchange of insights, innovations and trends fueling tomorrow’s financial tech industry, FinTech South will feature international speakers across 24 sessions covering the most important trends and topics in payments, commerce and financial services. Keynotes, panel discussions and innovation spotlights will cover a variety of topics, including blockchain, open banking, digital identity, financial inclusion, real-time payments, gig economy, crypto and lending.

Read more: Cherry Bekaert LLP Partners with FinTech South Conference to Promote Region’s FinTech Economy

Cybersecurity and everything it entails can get super complicated, super fast. Thankfully, we have great minds like Michael Ferris at Abacode to help us navigate that massively complex web! - Full Stack Talent

Roxanne Williams: Abacode is hot in the news right now due to the announcement of their partnership with Tech Data. For folks who haven’t heard about it yet, can you give us the 30,000-foot overview of the partnership? What will it accomplish?

Michael Ferris: Tech Data is a global company that provides products and solutions to partners. We’re one of the global partners in that value chain. They, along with us, have identified that the world is becoming more regulated when it comes to cybersecurity.

Read more: Tampa Bay Tech Leaders: Cybersecurity, Compliance, and A New Partnership With Tech Data

Peregrine Corporate Services Limited (“Peregrine”) has returned from a week in South Africa having organised three key events alongside several Island based companies. Maitland Group, Capital International Group and Optimus Group joined Peregrine in co-hosting the events across the country, at locations including, Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town, to present together the “Isle of Man Journey” to a South African audience.

Read more: Peregrine helps organise three events on tour of South Africa