First-of-its-Kind Community—Live and Virtual—Created Exclusively for Privately-Held Companies

HORSHAM, PA, May 30, 2012 — Kreischer Miller, a leading independent accounting, tax, and business advisory firm serving the Greater Philadelphia area since 1975, today announced that it has launched the Center for Private Company Excellence (/), a community created exclusively to address the unique needs of privately-held and family-owned businesses throughout the lifecycles of their organizations—from organizing the business, to managing it to maximize profitability and growth, to determining an exit strategy, while efficiently managing taxes throughout.

“Private companies are different.  Being privately-held has many advantages, but it also presents a unique set of challenges and risks as you transition through various stages of growth,” said Stephen W. Christian, Managing Director of Kreischer Miller.  “As an owner or an executive, it can be difficult to find resources that address the specific needs of private companies.  At Kreischer Miller, we have over 35 years of experience working with private companies and we have made it our mission to provide guidance and advice to these organizations. Creating the Center for Private Company Excellence is an expansion of that mission.”

Members of the Center for Private Company Excellence will be able to network with peers and access an array of content, resources, tools, and information—both online and in person—to help grow their businesses.  Member benefits include access to:

  • Seminars, webinars, and networking events for private company owners and executives
  • Articles and whitepapers on a wide range of topics that span the lifecycle of a private company
  • Assessment tools and diagnostics to measure the health and effectiveness of a company’s business strategy and operations

Additional member benefits to be introduced over the next few months include an online forum, instructional videos, CEO and CFO interviews, case studies, and private company and family business surveys.

“The Center for Private Company Excellence gives us access to information and resources designed specifically for private companies like ours, which helps our team meet the unique challenges we face in growing our business,” said Robert Carnevale, Chairman of privately-held Bradford White Corporation and an inaugural member of the Center for Private Company Excellence. 

There is no cost for membership in the Center for Private Company Excellence for individuals and businesses who meet the membership criteria.  The goal is to foster a vibrant community of private company owners and executives; active participation from all members is encouraged.

For more information about the Center for Private Company Excellence or to become a member, visit /.


Melanie L. Vivian
Marketing Manager
(215) 441-4600

About Kreischer Miller

Kreischer Miller is a leading independent accounting, tax, and advisory firm, serving the Greater Philadelphia area since 1975. The firm is built to respond to the unique needs of growth-oriented private companies, helping them smoothly transition through growth phases, business cycles, and ownership changes.  Kreischer Miller offers a wide range of services, including Audit & Accounting, Tax Strategies, Business Advisory, Human Capital Resources, and Technology Solutions across an array of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, construction, real estate, not-for-profits, media, government contracting, professional services, family-owned businesses, and investment firms.  The firm provides insight and creative services to organizations that need to be able to quickly adapt and respond to changing market opportunities and challenges.  To learn more, call us at 215.441.4600 or visit