Dayton, OH, June 10, 2014: Daniel Gregory, AAAPM, Firm Administrator with Smith Marion & Co., LLP based in Grand Terrace, CA has been awarded the Association-certified Accredited Administrator in Accounting Practice Management (AAAPM) by the Association for Accounting Administration (AAA). This prominent designation recognizes Daniel R. Gregory, AAAPM’s knowledge and professional experience in accounting practice management.

The AAA’s voluntary Accredited Administrator in Accounting Practice Management (AAAPM) certification program joins a growing trend within accounting and other professions to recognize and create value for those individuals who have achieved a high level of competency within the Firm Administrator community. Accreditation is the recognition and designation that the professional managing the firm has achieved a level of expertise within the profession of Firm Administration that exemplifies both their professional capabilities and experience. The credential demonstrates mastery of skill sets necessary to qualify an AAAPM as an individual who has attained an unparalleled level of competence in Firm Administration.

David Marion, Managing Partner with Smith Marion & Co., LLP says, “This is another indication of the effort by Daniel to maintain and improve on his skills as a Firm Administrator.”

Daniel began working with Smith Marion & Company in November of 2004. Currently, Daniel is pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Human Resources at California State San Bernardino. Daniel specializes in Human Resources, Customer Service and Employee Benefits.

Professionals can locate Association-certified professionals in North America by visiting the AAAPM Directory at or contacting the AAA Headquarters at (937) 222-0030.

The Association for Accounting Administration is a non-profit professional association dedicated to shaping the profession, determining the direction for administrator career pathing, and being on the cutting edge of developments in the profession.