San Bernardino – David B. Marion, CPA with Smith Marion & Co., LLP, and out-going Board Chair for Arrowhead United Way, handed over the gavel to Brian Townsend, Precinct Reporter, the in-coming Board Chair for 2013 – 2014. The passing of the gavel occurred at the Arrowhead United Way (AUW) 2013 Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast on May 2, 2013 at the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino. Past Board Chairs in attendance were Linda Savage, Kevin Lang, and Don Averill.
The theme of the event was, The Magic of Living United, and Marion presided over the 2013 business meeting wearing a magician’s top-hat and wielding a magic wand along with the gavel.
Marion received an award for “Outstanding Support and Leadership” by Doug Rowand, President of Arrowhead United Way, which serves the San Bernardino area. “David has served on the board for over 20 years,” stated Rowand, “and for many of those years, he has been a great help to us as financial chairman.” Marion has served as Board Chairman for the past year and a half. The Arrowhead United Way is dedicated to addressing the highest priority needs of our residents in the areas of education, income and health.
ABOUT SMITH MARION & CO., LLP
Smith Marion & Co., LLP was founded in 1983 by William P. Smith and David B. Marion. Over the last several years, the company has experienced tremendous growth. In November, 2012 the firm merged with Streit and Peters, CPAs, a California firm. Marion credits their staff of high-quality, committed professionals, who have invested in their training, development and growth, to the success of the company. The firm also takes pride in the growth of their client base, which has grown mainly from positive client referrals. The firm is licensed to operate in California, Tennessee, and Kentucky, with practice privileges in Idaho and Utah. The company services clients nationwide.