Himel named Rigby Group Co-Principal

11 February 2004

Stephen C. Himel has joined firm founder Eric Rigby as co-principal of The Rigby Group, CPAs, Consultants & Advisors. Himel joined the firm in May 2002 after more than 20 years in corporate financial and business advisory work. For the past 16 years he has focused exclusively on employee benefits and human resources issues and currently leads The Rigby Group’s dedicated practice in this area. He is a Certified Public Accountant and graduate of the University of New Orleans. Eric Rigby, CPA/PFS, views the announcement as further evidence of his firm’s goal to offer clients versatile, value-oriented services that surpass traditional “tax and accounting” practices. “Having Steve’s insight and experience at the table opens a whole new dimension to what we can do for clients,” Rigby said. “I continue to be impressed by his 360-degree approach to benefits and HR work. His client work to date here has been outstanding, and naming him as a firm principal cements our commitment to delivering high-level employee benefits and human resources solutions.” The Rigby Group, CPAs, Consultants & Advisors, APC is a full-service accounting and financial services practice, providing corporate and individual income tax planning and preparation; accounting and reporting services; litigation support; medical practice management consulting; human resources and benefits consulting; and other related services. The Rigby Financial Planning Group, LLC provides wealth management services, including mutual fund investing, to individual clients. For more information about The Rigby Group or The Rigby Financial Planning Group, contact Eric Rigby. Inquiries regarding the firm’s human resources and employee benefits consulting services should be directed to Steve Himel.