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BST’s Women’s Group Partners With Dress For Success

CLIFTON, N.J., Jan. 20, 2014 – Accounting and business development consulting firm BST hosted a successful winter clothing drive for Dress for Success, a non-profit that provides professional attire and support for disadvantaged women. BST’s women’s group, Professional Organization of Women Empowerment and Results (P.O.W.E.R.), led the effort, which brought in nearly 100 wardrobe items.

Dress for Success is an international organization dedicated to improving the lives of women in more than 125 cities and 15 countries. It promotes economic independence by providing professional clothing, a network of support and career development tools to help underprivileged women thrive in work and life.

“We hope our contributions will help Dress for Success provide women with what they need to go into job interviews and the workplace with confidence,” said BST’s Melanie Shellhorn, manager of human resources. “Reaching out to the community is an ingrained part of the BST culture. Our P.O.W.E.R. members were enthusiastic about tying in women’s advocacy to support this great organization.”

One of the top 100 accounting firms nationally, BST is a multi-disciplinary accounting, tax and financial services consulting firm serving the needs of closely held companies, family-owned businesses, not-for-profit entities and high-net-worth individuals throughout the New York tri-state area. Based in Clifton, N.J.; Albany, N.Y.; New York City and Mineola, N.Y., BST is the outgrowth of a merger between two of the area’s most prominent accounting firms, Sax Macy Fromm & Co., PC (SMF) and Bollam, Sheedy, Torani & Co. LLP (BST). BST’s expertise covers a range of industry areas and niches including real estate, construction, manufacturing and distribution, employee benefits, retail, financial services, healthcare, professional services, not-for-profit, governmental entities and labor unions.

Posted on January 21, 2014 at 1:27 PM