December 10, 2012
Marcum LLP Receives the 2012 LEA Innovative Firm Initiative of the Year Award
New York City, NY – Beth M. Wiener, Partner-in-Charge of the national Alternative Investment Group at Marcum LLP, has joined the global Board of Directors of Hedge Funds Care. Marcum is a top national accounting and advisory firm. Hedge Funds Care is an international charity dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse.
Marcum has been a sponsor of Hedge Funds Care for more than a decade. Firm partners in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Miami and San Francisco support the organization through fundraising and events. Since 1998, Hedge Funds Care has awarded over $32 million in 900 grants globally.
Based in Marcum's Melville, New York office, Ms. Wiener oversees the firm's hedge fund and private investment partnership practice. She is a member of the firm's Management Committee and has been a Board member on the firm's Women's Leadership Development Committee. She is an active member of 100 Women in Hedge Funds and also serves on the Investment Companies Committee of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA).
"Hedge Funds Care is single-minded in its commitment to affecting positive change in the heartbreaking issue of child abuse. Through on-site visits to grantees, I have seen first-hand both the tremendous need for the organization’s work and the significant impact it is having. I am honored to represent Marcum on the Board," Ms. Wiener said.
Marcum's Alternative Investment Group provides comprehensive tax, assurance and advisory services to domestic and offshore hedge funds, private equity funds and funds of funds. The group has in-depth knowledge of complex entities with hard to value investments such as PIPE funds, life settlement funds, ABL funds and credit strategies. Specialized services are also provided to management companies, general partners and their principals.
About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as Grand Cayman, China and Ireland. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting and assurance services; advisory, valuation and litigation support; and an extensive range of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as high net worth individuals, private equity funds and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.