Ledgent Finance & Accounting Sponsors Inaugural Native American Undergraduate Scholarship in partnership with the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance

Ledgent Finance & Accounting, a specialized business line of Roth Staffing Companies, sponsored the inaugural $2,000 Native American Undergraduate Scholarship awarded by The Foundation of the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA).  AFWA member Una Johnson received the first ever Native American Undergraduate Scholarship which will assist her achieve an academic goal to complete a Masters of Accountancy.

Johnson is a member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Colorado, which qualified her to apply for The Foundation’s scholarship.  Other criteria for the award included a 3.0 or higher GPA and proven leadership, character, communication, scholastic skills, or financial need.

“Ledgent is extremely honored to sponsor Ms. Johnson’s scholarship toward her degree,” said Julie Hagan-Belka, Senior Vice President of Professional Services for Roth Staffing Companies, Ledgent’s parent company.  “She is a very deserving woman with a bright future in the accounting and finance sphere, and Ledgent is happy to have the opportunity to support her and the AFWA, our partner association.  Roth Staffing’s Purpose is ‘To make life better for the people we serve®’ and the AFWA seeks to promote and advance education, career development, and leadership in finance and accounting.  Together, we can help hardworking students like Ms. Johnson succeed in the finance and accounting industry.”

The AFWA recently awarded Ledgent the prestigious Pinnacle Partner Award for its continued support and partnership efforts, such as offering free Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits to AFWA members and offering consultative expertise to members as a contributor to the AFWA’s newsletter.  For the past several years, Ledgent has also been a gold sponsor of the AFWA Annual Conference.  Ledgent and AFWA recently teamed up at the 2013 Annual Conference to support Purpose:full, Ledgent’s charity initiative to fight childhood hunger in America.

About Roth Staffing Companies, L.P.

Roth Staffing is a family of full-service business lines providing temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct hire placements from more than 100 branch offices and on-premise locations in 21 states and the District of Columbia: Ultimate Staffing Services specializes in staffing for administrative, clerical, customer service and manufacturing & production positions; Ledgent Finance & Accounting provides expertise in the placement of finance and accounting professionals; Ledgent Technology & Engineering offers technology and engineering staffing solutions; Adams & Martin Group specializes in legal staffing, project management and attorney search; and About Talent manages MSP and RPO solutions for large contingent workforce programs.

Roth Staffing Companies is the only staffing company to receive all of the industry’s most prestigious honors in a single year and has accomplished this unprecedented feat two consecutive years including Staffing Industry Analysts’ “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” and “Best Staffing Firms to Temp For”, Inavero’s “Best of Staffing® – Client” and “Best of Staffing® – Talent”, and the highest award presented by the American Staffing Association’s VOICE Awards. Roth Staffing remains the only staffing firm ever ranked #1 on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing, privately-owned companies.

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