Kunin Associates is pleased to announce its merger with Atlantic Partners one of the nation’s leading IT staffing firms. Kunin Associates has been a leader in the accounting and finance placement arena in South Florida for more than 20 years. The firm’s founder and CEO, Jo-Anne Kunin, recently launched AKP, the strategic partnership with Atlantic Partners providing comprehensive IT staffing solutions along with a robust executive search division, offering services from staff augmentation, to contract for hire, to direct placement. Atlantic Partners Corporate offices are located in Boca Raton, Florida, as well as Atlanta and New York City and their corporate clients include Jet Blue, Saks 5th Avenue, Weight Watchers, Web MD, Michael Kors, CBS, and Prudential Insurance Company. The merger will allow Kunin Associates to satisfy their clients’ increasing demand for technology staffing needs, and to benefit from the same exceptional personalized services and expertise in both the accounting and finance industry and the information technology field.
Jo-Anne Kunin, CPA, President – Jo-Anne graduated with a B.A. in accounting from the University of South Florida, is an active Florida CPA with both Big 4 and private accounting experience. She is an experienced successful recruiter in the South Florida marketplace and is an active member in several professional, charitable, and civic organizations. Jo-Anne is a member on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Finance and Accounting (AAFA). She served on the Board of Governors for the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants for 7 years, serves on the Women’s Leadership committee, and some of her other committee involvement includes serving as the Chairperson of the Membership and Chapter Operations Committee and is a member and Past Chair of the Membership Task Force, past member of the State and Legislative policy committee and 1040k Race. In addition she is also currently a member of WEL (Women’s Executive Leadership) and serves on the membership committee. Some of her community involvement includes, member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the AWCPA, The IMA, the Make-A-Wish foundation, amongst others.