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Associations

Moore Colson staff serve as members in a wide variety of professional associations and organizations. These associations are listed below.

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Georgia, Inc. is a construction trade association representing the commercial and industrial markets with nearly 500 member companies. They represent the entire construction team – general contractors, specialty contractors, suppliers and construction-related firms. ABC of Georgia is one of more than 80 chapters of the National Associated Builders and Contractors located in Washington, DC.

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The Associated General Contractors of America, Georgia Branch (AGCGA) is a leading commercial construction association offering members legislative representation, life-saving safety training and state-of-the-art educational programs. The association has over 83 years of service to the nation and 73 years of service to Georgia. AGC is dedicated to promoting sound construction practices, consistent with their motto of Skill, Integrity, and Responsibility.

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The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Atlanta is composed of over 700 individuals in decision-making positions who have personal and professional interest in corporate growth, including organic growth, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing arrangements, or in the provision of services facilitating such activities. ACG Atlanta provides the best forum in Atlanta to exchange information on corporate growth and meet others with similar professional interests.

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The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), established in 1988 and based in Austin, Texas, is a 28,000-member professional organization that is dedicated to educating, uniting and supporting fraud prevention and detection. Each member of the ACFE, designated a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), has earned certification after a rigorous qualification process. Certified Fraud Examiners come from various professions, including auditors, accountants, fraud investigators, loss prevention specialists, attorneys, educators, and criminologists. CFEs gather evidence, take statements, write reports, and assist in investigating fraud in its varied forms. The ACFE sponsors more than 90 local chapters worldwide. CFEs in over 100 countries on six continents have investigated more than 1,000,000 suspected cases of civil and criminal fraud.

Atlanta Association Legal Administrators

The Atlanta Association of Legal Administrators (AALA) was formed to provide support to professionals involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal departments and government legal agencies. The association’s members are law office administrators who manage such areas as finance, human resources, systems and technology, facilities, marketing and practice development from firms of 5 attorneys to 1000+.

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The Atlanta Electrical Contractors Association (AECA), the Atlanta Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), has been serving the electrical industry in Georgia since 1929. Local and national developers, owners, architects and engineers recognize NECA as the leading electrical trade association in the industry. NECA has also achieved the title “Spokesman For the Electrical Industry” from governments on local and national levels.

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The Atlanta Estate Planning Council (AEPC), Inc, was organized in 1947 to provide education and fellowship for the members of professional disciplines (CLUs, Trust Officers, Attorneys, CPA’s) and now for Probate Judges and Academics who devote a substantial portion of their time to estate planning and trust activities.

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The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is the only non-profit organization dedicated to serving the financial professional in the construction industry. Established in 1981, CFMA boasts over 7,000 members and 87 chapters in major cities across the United States. CFMA is the communications leader and premier source of education and information about those aspects of financial management unique to the construction industry.

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The Georgia Association of Convenience Stores (GACS) is the premier voice of the convenience store industry in Georgia for those who own or operate stores in Georgia or provide products and or services to the Georgia convenience store industry.

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The Georgia Motor Trucking Association (GMTA) is the only organization in Georgia that provides full-time service and representation for the trucking industry. The Association serves as the “voice” of the trucking industry in Georgia, representing more than 400 for-hire carriers, 400 private carriers, and 300 associate members.

The mission of the Georgia Motor Trucking Association is to work to make Georgia the best state in the nation in which to base and operate a trucking company. To that end, GMTA seeks to promote, reasonable laws; even-handed, common sense administration; equitable and competitive fees and taxes; a market, political and social environment favorable to the trucking industry; and good citizenship among the people and companies of Georgia’s trucking industry.

Georgia Oilmen's Association Logo

The Georgia Oilmen’s Association (GOA), founded in 1933, is a state trade association dedicated to developing and encouraging high professional standards of service and conduct among petroleum wholesalers.

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The Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA) provides a unified voice for an industry comprising over 16,000 foodservice and drinking places in the state of Georgia with total sales in excess of $16.5 billion and provides more than 408,000 jobs, second only to Agribusiness, in non-government employment.

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The Georgia Staffing Association (GSA) serves as the voice of the staffing industry in state efforts to communicate industry matters to staffing company members, legislative leaders, regulators, the news media and the general public.

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Nareit serves as the worldwide representative voice for REITs and real estate companies with an interest in U.S. real estate. Nareit’s members are REITs and other real estate companies throughout the world that own, operate, and finance income-producing real estate, as well as those firms and individuals who advise, study, and service those businesses.

National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Logo

The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)  is the nation’s premier association for the Convenience Store Industry. The NACS provides resources that help convenience and fuel retailers increase profits and grow their operations. The NACS also provides access to information for getting started in the convenience store industry, protecting your business, maintaining compliance with current regulations and learning more about the dynamic retail fuels market.

National Association of Real Estate Companies (NAREC) Logo

The National Association of Real Estate Companies (NAREC) is a professional association that provides solutions to real estate financial and tax challenges through collaborative relationships, education and knowledge sharing. The association is a membership-based organization comprised of key financial professionals from publicly and privately owned real estate companies as well as public accounting firms and select other organizations that advise the real estate industry.

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The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) is the leading provider of investment performance indices and transparent data for US commercial properties.

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The Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) is a non-profit trade association for the global institutional real estate investment industry. PREA currently lists over 700 corporate member firms across the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. Our members include public and corporate pension funds, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, investment advisory firms, REITs, developers, real estate operating companies and industry service providers.

Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors it a Prime Global Member and provides accounting and tax services to companies throughout Atlanta and the Southeast.

PrimeGlobal’s independent members are typically regional, full-service public accounting and management consulting firms. These highly successful independent firms, with multiple offices in major metropolitan areas, provide technical assistance in traditional accounting and auditing, tax services, and specialized services such as privatization support, fiscal management support, streamlining accounting systems, litigation support, strategic planning, business valuations, information technology consulting, system planning, and law firm services.

Formed from a merger of three associations in 2011, the association has grown to over 300 firms with offices in 85 countries around the globe. In 2015, member firms had a combined total of  over 2,100 partners and over 14,100 personnel generating approximately US$2.1 billion in annual revenues.

For more information about PrimeGlobal as a membership association, and the services it offers its independent member firms and their clients, visit the PrimeGlobal website.

Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Logo

The Technology Association of Georgia’s (TAG) mission is to Connect, Promote, Influence and Educate Georgia’s technology ecosystem to advance the innovation economy. Through those four foundational pillars TAG serves the technology community, helping to support, grow and ignite tech leaders, companies and the overall Georgia economy.

Georgia Medical Group Management Association Logo

The Georgia Medical Group Management Association (GMGMA) is a non-profit association whose membership is composed of individuals interested in the administrative aspect of the medical group practice. 

Turnaround Management Association (TMA) Logo

The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) is the leading international association of turnaround professionals who help businesses manage and improve their performance during periods of dramatic change. As the only international nonprofit association dedicated to the development of a stronger economy through corporate renewal, its goal is to be regarded as the voice of corporate renewal.

TMA has more than 5,300 members in 31 chapters, including three in Canada, one in New Zealand, one in the United Kingdom and others in formation in Australia and Mexico.

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