Alison Williams Receives Joel Aronson Character Award

Boston, MA (May 8, 2023) – AAFCPAs, a preeminent 300-member CPA and consulting firm specializing in tax, assurance, accounting, wealth management, business process and IT advisory solutions, recently presented Alison M. Williams, CPA, MSA with its 2022 Joel Aronson Character Award.

Launched in 2019, the partner-nominated Joel Aronson Character Award, which comes with a $1,000 monetary gift, has been presented to one team member annually who best embodies the honorable character, work ethic, and client dedication of AAFCPAs co-founder Joel Aronson. Now retired, Joel is a past Partner and founder of AAF Wealth Management. His 45-year legacy with the firm is marked not only by his upstanding character and generosity but also his advancement of the company’s core values: focus on the client, keep our commitments, continuous learning, treat people with dignity and respect, excel, community service.

As a manager within AAFCPAs nonprofit audit practice, Alison works extensively with the firm’s human service and community development clients. She brings to each engagement not only an exceptional level of technical expertise, professionalism, and integrity, but also focus and dedication that exceeds expectations.

Commenting on the award and this year’s recipient, Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA, AAFCPAs Managing Partner said, “So many of us have had the unique opportunity to work alongside Alison and have benefitted from her humility and commitment. Her readiness and positivity lend to a more respectful and balanced work environment, encouraging all to thrive. The Partners and I are thrilled to not only have Alison on our team but to honor her with this prestigious recognition.”

Alison shares what this recognition means to her:

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