Tribute to a BV colleague

BVWireIssue #159-1
December 2, 2015

A very special event took place just prior to the AICPA FVS conference in Las Vegas: the Ragnar Relay. This 200-mile overnight relay race was run in honor of Bob Duffy, a friend, colleague, and mentor to many in the BV profession. Bob was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) in 2010 and is now dedicating his time to fight this incurable disease. The race was part of a fundraising campaign Bob and his family and friends are conducting for Answer ALS, a nonprofit that helps patients and families living with ALS to lead more productive and purposeful lives.

Kevin Yeanoplos (Brueggeman and Johnson Yeanoplos PC) and his team, The Thighs That Bind, ran the relay and dedicated it to Bob and his efforts, which so far have raised over $85,000 toward their goal of $100,000. This is also with the assistance of Bob’s long-time friend and business partner Neil Beaton (Alvarez & Marsal) and Bob’s wife, Karen. Many of you have already donated, and Bob, Karen, and Neil greatly appreciate it.

To help Bob help others, you can make an online donation if you click here. If you do not want to make an online donation but want to support this amazing effort, you can email Stacey Udell (Gold Gerstein Group LLC) and arrange for a donation. Thank you in advance for your generous support!

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