Integra International recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary at the Annual World Wide Conference in Vienna, Austria. Over 160 people from around the globe, including Mark Fiato, Partner at Caras & Shulman, PC, were in attendance.
Caras & Shulman, PC has been a member of Integra International® since June 1996.
Integra International is an interactive global association of local independent Accounting and Consulting firms dedicated to exchanging information and advising growing businesses and professionals. It is an interactive association of CPAs, CAs and Business Advisors that share knowledge openly and regularly. Members offer expanded professional services to their clients, including meeting their national and international needs. Each member firm retains its’ name and independence. The knowledge (both domestic and international) of the two thousand individuals involved in Integra International is available to be drawn upon by any member needing assistance. English is the working language for the association and all members must have proficiency in it.
All member firms are local firms, owned by successful partners who understand the unique culture of the owner-managed business. As independent, owner-managers, the member firms are committed to the highest professional standards, a full understanding of client needs and strategy and adding value to clients through innovative solutions
Each firm has partners experienced in advising clients engaged in international business as well as local. Particular importance is placed on bridging cultural and linguistic differences between negotiating parties — a vital catalyst for a successful transaction.
Founded in 1994, Integra International now has more than 100 individual firms.
Most offices are multilingual enabling clients to conduct business away from home.
Each member firm is independent and no partnership, implied or otherwise, exists between member firms by reason of their membership in Integra International®.
The administration of the association is carried out by two individuals in America and Europe who report to their respective executive committees. The activities of the executive committees are co-ordinated by the Global Board.