GRKB was the host firm for the JHI 2016 Region of the Americas Conference and Annual General Meeting, which was held June 8-11 in Boston. In attendance were JHI member firms from throughout the U.S. and Canada; as well as member firms from Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, and Mexico. Ireland was also represented as the JHI International Chair was also in attendance. The conference focused on the Culture of Success, led by Jeremy Wortman, PhD, and the Culture of Appreciation, led by Jeff Birk. Each session was a good mixture of information, entertainment and group participation. The conference provided an opportunity for JHI members to meet and network with their counterparts from other parts of the world. Social activities included visits to the Massachusetts State House, Freedom Trail, Cape Cod, Kennedy compound, and a Duck Boat tour. One of the trip highlights was a State House group photo in the chamber of the House of Representatives, which included our tour guide, Senator Ryan Fattman (kneeling in front).
JHI is a worldwide association of independent CPA firms that possess substantial experience and understanding of the accounting and business practices in their jurisdiction, and of the socio-economic culture of their community and region. JHI members share uniformly high standards in the delivery of responsive, personalized accounting, tax and business advisory services. The combined JHI resources provide a powerful business asset for our clients by enabling us to serve their financial and business needs whenever and wherever they arise.