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When you're one of the top accounting firms in Central Indiana, word is bound to get out. Here are some recent awards, recognitions, appointments and notable presentations by the Sponsel CPA Group team.

Tom Sponsel, Managing Partner, has been nominated and selected for the Professional Advisor Leadership Council (PALC) of the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF). His three-year term began March 2016.

Sponsel CPA Group has been recognized by Inside Public Accounting with two honors as an IPA All-Star Firm: Top (#1) Business Valuation Firm in growth among firms with gross revenue under $5 million, and ranked #2 nationally as the Fastest Growing Firm in the same category.
(September, 2013)

Sponsel CPA Group has earned the highest possible rating from the Indiana CPA Society peer review program, indicating that the firm follows the most stringent practices and standards in the accounting profession. (September, 2013)

Lisa Purichia, Partner and Director of Entrepreneurial Services & Employee Benefit Services, authored an article for Indiana Minority Business Magazine, entitled “To succeed in the 'women's world,' seek a mentor's help ... or become one.” Click to read. (February, 2013)

Jared Duncan, Staff, Tax Services, was named a finalist in the 2012 IMPACT Awards for interns. Sponsored by Indiana INTERNnet, the awards were given out at a ceremony at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. Click for photo. (February, 2013)

Mike Bedel, Manager, Audit & Assurance Services, Has been appointed Indiana CPA-PAC Trustee with the Indiana CPA Society. The political arm of INCPAS supports the campaigns of state legislators who represent the best interests of the CPA profession. (December, 2011)
Tom Sponsel, Managing Partner, Has been named as a member of the Board of Directors for the Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School. The Northeastside charter school for students grades six through 12 aims to put every child on a preparatory track to a selective college or university.
(December, 2011)
Liz Hemmelgarn, Manager, Tax Services, Awarded the Emerging Leaders Award by the Indiana CPA Society, recognizing an under 35 member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership within the profession. (November, 2011)
Nick Hopkins, Partner, Finalist for The Best and Brightest of Indianapolis, recognizing the Up and Comers under the age of 35 in the Indianapolis Business Community, sponsored by Junior Achievement. (October, 2011)
Tom Sponsel, Managing Partner, Has been appointed to the Audit Committee of the Finance Council of The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis