Apple Growth Partners Admits Two New Principals 

Leif Erickson

Akron, Ohio-based IPA 300 firm Apple Growth Partners (FY19 net revenue of $18.3 million) has admitted Leif Erickson and Brandon Fredericks as principals in the firm.

Erickson is a principal in the firm’s tax department and leads the Canton, Ohio, office. He has 17 years of experience in income tax accounting, GAAP, income tax return compliance, budgeting, new business development and change management.

Brandon Fredericks

Fredericks is the principal leader of the firm’s AGP Advisory practice, which offers cash management assessment and strategy, forecasting, M&A planning and post-merger integration, among other services. He has more than eight years of public accounting experience, specializing in financial statement audits, data analysis and risk management.

“As many others, we’ve had an unparalleled year: navigating the COVID-19 disruption for our clients, transitioning to a remote workforce during our firm’s busiest time of year and expanding our services and team, all while continuing to help grow local businesses,” says firm chairman Chuck Mullen. “I’m proud to recognize the accomplishments of Brandon and Leif for their promotion to principal. Our clients are in great hands by working with these outstanding professionals.”

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