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Marcum Women’s Forum Coming to Boston October 30

Featured: Heather Bearfield, Technology Assurance Services Leader


New York City, NY - Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm noted for its market-leading conferences, announced today it will be bringing the annual Marcum Women’s Forum to Boston for the first time on October 30. Geared to high net worth and executive women, the breakfast event features nationally prominent speakers on topics essential to women’s personal and professional well-being.

Entitled Safe and Sound: Smart Choices for Savvy Women, Marcum’s Boston forum will feature a keynote address by Alison Levine, team captain of the first American Women's Everest Expedition, discussing leadership lessons from extreme environments. Jeanne Rizzo, president of Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, who is also on the program for Marcum’s New York City and San Francisco women’s forums, will speak on Cancer Prevention and Public Policy, focusing on the hidden health impacts of common consumer products. Joining Jeanne on the program for all three events, a panel on Women Traveling Alone will be presented by Heather Bearfield and Frank Rudewicz, Marcum principals who specialize in personal, corporate, and cybersecurity.

The Marcum Women’s Forum is presented by the Firm’s Family Wealth Services practice and the Marcum Women’s Initiative. Net proceeds will benefit the Marcum Foundation. Marcum LLP is a top national accounting and advisory firm.

“The Marcum Women’s Forum is designed for women who move fluidly in the business world and in the world at large. We are honored to present such an outstanding panel of speakers and fully expect the Boston event to be standing room only, as it has been in our other locations,” said Ms. Bearfield, who is chairing the Boston forum.

The Marcum Women’s Forum will be held at the State Room, 60 State Street, 33rd Floor, Boston, from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM. To register and for more information, visit

The Marcum Family Wealth Services Group is dedicated to helping clients manage their wealth, plan for its transfer to succeeding generations, accomplish their lifetime objectives, and achieve their philanthropic goals. The Marcum Women's Initiative is a Marcum Diversity & Inclusion program dedicated to the career success of Marcum women. The Marcum Foundation supports non-profit organizations in Marcum communities across the country.

About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as Grand Cayman, China, and Ireland. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting, and assurance services; advisory, valuation, and litigation support; managed accounting services; and an extensive portfolio of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as nonprofit and social sector entities, high net worth individuals, private equity funds, and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.

Heather Bearfield, Cyber & IT Risk Leader, IT Risk and Assurance

Cyber & IT Risk Leader
IT Risk and Assurance
Boston, MA




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