Houston, TX, November 6, 2014 – MaloneBailey, LLP, a global public accounting firm based in Houston, Texas, announced today that Matt Lourie, CPA has joined the firm as an Audit Partner. Lourie will serve publicly-traded clients from a variety of industry lines, including oil & gas, manufacturing, biotechnology, retail and more.
Lourie brings more than 10 years of professional accounting and auditing experience with a focus on SEC reporting, assurance services and financial reporting consultation. Lourie re-joins MaloneBailey from Ignite Restaurant Group where he served as Controller. Lourie started his career at MaloneBailey in 2002 upon completion of his undergraduate degree but spent the majority of his career at another local public accounting firm where he delivered audit services to small public companies. In addition, Lourie has extensive experience managing teams of professionals and has implemented programs including staff development, training, quality control, human resources and information technology.
“As a firm with a specialty niche, Matt brings extensive experience in the area of auditing SEC reporting companies. This invaluable expertise will enable us to continue to deliver excellent client service to our growing client base and focus on concepts and qualities that are fundamental to the way we operate, which include audit quality, public trust and regulation. On behalf of our team, I welcome Matt to MaloneBailey,” stated Steven Vertucci, CPA, Audit Partner.
With over 170 SEC registrants as clients, including NYSE, NASDAQ and AMEX listed companies, MaloneBailey participates in more than 650 SEC filings per year and has more dedicated SEC specialists on staff than most firms have SEC clients. By comparison, MaloneBailey is among the top nine firms in the world that audit over 100 SEC registrants while most firms audit fewer than ten.
Lourie received both his Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting and his Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Houston. A Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas, Lourie is a member of AICPA and TSCPA.
Based in Houston, Texas and with offices in Beijing and Shenzhen, MaloneBailey is an international public accounting firm with deep knowledge and experience in the delivery of SEC audit services to small and mid-cap publicly traded clients with over 170 registrants as clients, including NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ listed companies. MaloneBailey is a member of Nexia International. For more information about MaloneBailey, visit www.malonebailey.com.