****The Alabama Society of CPA’s recognized our very own Tom Zoebelein at the their 98th Annual Connections Conference Award’s Ceremony held on June 8, 2017 in Montgomery. He was presented with an “Exceptional Service Award” for serving as Chair of the Alabama State Taxation Committee 2011-2017. Tom is director of Tax Research for Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore P.C. He assists both clients and colleagues with tax research and consulting. His 44 years of experience includes 28 years working with some of Alabama’s largest privately held companies. He is recognized for 6 years as chair of the ASCPA State Taxation Committee, his participation in the Birmingham Tax Hotline, and regular contributions to CONNECTIONS magazine, Zoebelein on Tax.