Brandlin & Associates continually seeks to remain abreast of technical trends and industry standards. We recommend the following organizations for their excellent knowledge bases (click on logos to link):

Brandlin & Associates is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of The Commercial Finance Conference of California (CFCC), the trade group for commercial finance companies, factors, banks and other financing agencies engaged in the asset-based financial services industry of California. The CFCC is a Regional Chapter of the Commercial Finance Association, serving the asset-based financial services industry on an international, national, regional, and local basis.

The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) is the only international non-profit association dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management. Established in 1988, TMA has more than 9,000 members in 46 chapters, including 32 in North America, and one each in Australia, Brazil, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Southern Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan and the UK, with a chapter in formation in Hong Kong/China. TMA members are a professional community of turnaround and corporate renewal professionals who share a common interest in strengthening the economy through the restoration of corporate value.

The Special Assets Management Association (SAMA) is a non-profit professional trade association dedicated exclusively to fostering the best practice in the workout arena through continuing education, mentoring, skill sharing and peer support.

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public as well as employers and clients.

The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) is the premier association for and about professionals involved in middle-market corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. ACG offers a forum for quality programs, education and networking. ACG has nearly 7,000 members representing 5,000 companies in 46 chapters throughout North America, Europe and in Mexico. The Hong Kong Pearl River Delta Chapter-in-formation (April 2003) is its first initiative in China.

The Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) is the recognized leading national organization serving the needs of insolvency and reorganization accounting practitioners. The AIRA fosters an understanding of the insolvency and reorganization practice area, gains recognition for its specialized services, sponsors relevant education programs and administers the Certified Insolvency Reorganization Accountant (CIRA) certification program.

The California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) is a membership organization that seeks to increase the value and promote the integrity of the CPA profession, contribute to the success of its members, and strengthen client, employer, public and government trust in CalCPA member advice, work products and opinions.

NAFER seeks to provide a forum for federal equity receivers to consult with one another regarding the legal and practical issues they face in order to develop best practices and common solutions. By improving the quality, standardization, and expertise in the receivership field, NAFER aims to make it possible for those choosing receivers to do so with confidence.