Published Articles

Kreischer Miller provides thought leadership in many industry areas and publishes articles of note frequently through our e-newsletter Looking Forward as well as The Leading Edge and other Interviews for several printed magazines.



Spread the Wealth: How Business Owners Can Mitigate the Risk of Customer Concentration

August 3, 2015

David E. Shaffer, Director, Audit & Accounting

Smart Business

This article originally appeared in the August 2015 issue of Smart Business Philadelphia. When a company’s customer base is too concentrated on a handful of large clients, it can make the owner and its management team…View

Manage Your Risk Factors: Why Enterprise Risk Management is Key to an Effective Growth Strategy

July 2, 2015

Stephen W. Christian, Managing Director

Smart Business

This article originally appeared in the July 2015 issue of Smart Business Philadelphia. For many owners the value of their business is the largest asset on their personal balance sheet. As such, it is critically important…View

Lending Scrutiny: Three Things You Need to Know About Your Lender

June 12, 2015

Mark G. Metzler, Director, Audit & Accounting

Smart Business

This article originally appeared in the June 2015 issue of Smart Business Philadelphia. Now that the economy is showing some traction and the business environment is continuing to improve, business owners are looking…View

Attracting ‘A’ Players: Clear Objectives and Creative Compensation Help Recruit Top Talent

May 4, 2015

Tyler A. Ridgeway, Director, Human Capital Resources

Smart Business

This article originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of Smart Business Philadelphia. Companies looking to hire top talent need to position themselves as attractive organizations to work for — and be creative with…View


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January 30, 2015


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Looking Forward

Explaining the Rise in M&A Activity

August 11, 2015

Mark A. Guillaume, Director, Audit & Accounting


There was a significant amount of merger and acquisition activity in 2014, the most since the economic downturn began in 2008. The trend does not appear to be slowing. According to Thomson Reuters’ Merger & Acquisitions…View

Health Savings Accounts: The Benefits Really Add Up

August 11, 2015

Susan P. Stutzman, Director, Tax Strategies


As more and more employers are encouraging consumerism in using healthcare benefits by promoting high deductible health plans to their employees, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are coming into favor. These two benefits pair…View

4 Accounting Software Trends to Look Out For

August 11, 2015

Sassan S. Hejazi, PhD, Director, Technology Solutions


Accounting systems play a critical role in helping business managers run their organizations. Effective accounting systems perform daily operational processes in an efficient manner and provide users with the information they…View

Not All Growth Is Created Equal

August 11, 2015


Most business owners obsess about growth. Are we growing? If revenue is on the rise, people are generally happy. However, just because that number is going up does not mean the company is necessarily headed in the right…View