Effective Jan. 1, 2016, the Edisonbased public accounting firm, The Mironov Group, will combine its practice with WithumSmith+Brown, PC (Withum), a regional certified public accounting and consulting firm with 12 offices, 550 staff members and annual revenue of $115 million, ranking in the top 30 firms in the country. Jim Boland, CPA, CVA, who has served as Mironov’s managing partner since 2010, will be joined by his firm’s 10 partners and 40 additional staff in the transition to the Withum team. “We have been seeking the right strategic partner to expand our breadth of industry sector expertise, and we found the perfect match with The Mironov Group,” says Bill Hagaman, CPA, CGMA, the acquiring firm’s managing partner and CEO. “Additionally, our new colleagues pride themselves on providing clients with outstanding service, and staff with a great work environment, so this is a great cultural match, as well.” The Mironov Group provides specialized accounting, audit, tax and consulting services to the automotive, healthcare, real estate and professional services industries. “We are thrilled about the addition of their deep expertise in the automotive space rounding out our current practice areas of consumer products and manufacturing, distribution and logistics nicely,” continues Hagaman. “It’s an exciting and interesting industry we are looking forward to servicing at a broader level.” “We

are thrilled about joining forces with WithumSmith+ Brown,” says Boland. “The firm’s depth and breadth of resources will be invaluable to us in serving existing clients and industries. Both firms share a commitment to personalized client service, the highest level of integrity, and nurturing uniquely innovative cultures, creating a natural fit between the two organizations.” Mironov’s Edison office will remain at its current location through the end of the 2016 tax season, but will then relocate in May 2016 to the existing Withum office at 1 Spring Street, New Brunswick. Their Blue Bell, Pa, office will remain at its current location. For more information, visit

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital recently unveiled its new, expanded Cardiac Rehabilitation Center on Ethel Road in Edison. The center offers expert, advanced care and medically supervised programs for patients who are recovering from a heart attack, stent or angioplasty procedures as well those diagnosed with chronic heart failure. The center also offers cardiac rehabilitation services for individuals who have had coronary bypass surgery, heart valve repair or replacement surgery, stable angina and heart transplant. Convenient parking is available. To schedule an appointment or for hours of operation, please call 732-590- 0688. To learn more about RWJUH, visit