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ThinkSynergy, Fiondella, Milone & Lasaracina (FML), and KeyBank join to explain why Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) can build reliability in your company’s financial reporting.

The Mind the GAAP Symposium is December 9, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.


Is your current accounting not accurately presenting your company’s financial health?

Need to secure new bank financing?

Looking to present your company in the most reliable way?

Did you answer yes to any of the above?

Join us for this free informative discussion on GAAP accounting and how it can meet your needs. Gain the knowledge and insight to turn your accounting into the financial tool your company needs to succeed. Make a night of it and enjoy dinner in The North House’s main restaurant. We can assist with reservations. Email us at



4pm – 4:30pm Mix and Mingle Kick Off (Cash Bar)

4:30pm – 6pm – GAAP Discussion

Learning Objectives:

Overview: GAAP Analysis Made Simple

Benefits of GAAP

Timing of when to go GAAP

How to simplify going GAAP

How to make GAAP less painful and costly


Question: What is GAAP accounting?

Answer: GAAP stands for General Accepted Accounting Principles. This a commonly recognized set of rules, methods and procedures designed to govern corporate accounting and financial reporting.

Question: What is the purpose of GAAP accounting?

Answer: The purpose of GAAP is to ensure that financial reporting is transparent and consistent from one organization to another.

Question: What are the benefits of GAAP with regards to smaller businesses.

Answer: GAAP rules and methods are used as best practices to help guide your accounting team so that you can rely on the numbers and make better business decisions.



Frank Milone, CPA and Founding Partner at FML

Frank has over a quarter century of experience providing audit and advisory services to a broad range of clients within the Northeast marketplace.

Allison Standish Plimpton, Senior Vice President, Business Banking Sales Leader CT and MA at KeyBank

With more than 20 years of experience in commercial banking, Allison leads a team of 10 salespeople who are customer facing and focused. As a sales leader, she is part of the leadership team that collaborates with partners from different lines of business to provide comprehensive banking and financial solutions to businesses with revenues from $10M to $25M.

Keith Werner, CEO at ThinkSynergy

Keith has held three prior C-level positions as CFO and COO transforming companies into highly profitable, dynamic, global industry leaders. At ThinkSynergy, he provides fractional CFO and Supply Chain Management Services to SMEs.