Kennesaw, Georgia November 30, 2010 - Michael Allen to speak to North Cobb Christian School high school students.
Michael R. Allen, president of Allen & Company, PC, will speak to high school students at North Cobb Christian School in Kennesaw, Georgia on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. The students are enrolled in the The Academy of Business program where they study accounting, finance, marketing and management, international business, and other courses over a three-year period.
According to Mr. Allen, he will explain why he chose a career in accounting, career options in accounting (including specialty areas), advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, benefits of an accounting education in college, and estimated starting average salaries. Mr. Allen said, "I'm looking forward to dispelling the misconception about accounting being boring, tedious, and suited only for introverts. Who understands financial statements better than accountants? There's a tremendous opportunity for accountants to help business owners understand their financial statements so that they can make better business decisions."
About Allen & Company
Allen & Company, PC was founded in 2006 by Michael Allen after recognizing the tremendous opportunity to help individuals and businesses improve their net worth and achieve their goals. Allen graduated from the University of Georgia where he earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and a masters degree in accounting systems. He is also an alumnus of Georgia State University where he received a masters degree in taxation and where he received the PriceWaterhouseCoopers Tax Research award.
Kristin Allen, Vice President and Director of Marketing
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