Memberships & Affiliations

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PBMares is a local company with a national level kind of performance. I like that the firm is home grown and that we are part of a local team. We don't lose anything by going with a regional firm. Their professionalism and integrity in how they approach financial matters gives us a high level of confidence as we continue to work together in the future.

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Memberships & Affiliations

We are more informed about issues in today’s changing economy and know what services our clients want in large part because of our memberships and affiliations. Our member networks allow our voice as auditors to make a difference.

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    The AICPA is the national, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public, as well as employers and clients.
  • AICPA Audit Quality Centers
    In addition to our membership in the AICPA, PBMares is a member of the AICPA’s Center for Audit Quality, Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center and Governmental Audit Quality Center. Audit Quality Centers are firm-based voluntary membership organization designed to help CPAs meet the challenges of performing quality audits. Joining the Centers provides us additional resources for research, as well as opportunities to network and exchange information with other member firms.
  • Peer Review
    Peer reviews are intensive reviews of a firm’s quality control system applicable to its accounting and auditing practice. Performed by CPAs from other AICPA division member firms, the review evaluates our policies and procedures and examines a sample of our engagements to determine compliance. Click here for our latest report.
  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
    As stated on their website, “The PCAOB is a private-sector non-profit created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, to oversee the auditors of public companies in order to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, fair, and independent audit reports.”
  • RSM Alliance
    RSM US Alliance is a premier affiliation of independent accounting and consulting firms in the United States, with more than 75 members in over 38 states, the Cayman Islands and Puerto Rico. RSM US Alliance provides member firms access to the resources, tools and expertise of RSM US LLP, the leading U.S. provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 9,000 professionals in 86 offices nationwide. In addition, RSM US Alliance members have access to resources through RSM International, the sixth largest worldwide network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms, with more than 38,000 professionals in over 120 countries.

    RSM US Alliance provides its members with access to resources of RSM US LLP. RSM US Alliance member firms are separate and independent businesses and legal entities that are responsible for their own acts and omissions, and each are separate and independent from RSM US LLP. RSM US LLP is the U.S. member firm of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax, and consulting firms. Members of RSM US Alliance have access to RSM International resources through RSM US LLP, but are not member firms of RSM International.

  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)
    The VSCPA is a statewide professional association whose mission is to enhance the success of CPAs and their profession by communicating information and vision, promoting professionalism, and advocating members’ interests.