LIVINGSTON, NJ — Kevin Kanouse, CPA, a supervisor at Livingston's Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently named a “Generation NOW Game Changer” by the Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and was honored during a ceremony held at the Hilton Meadowlands Hotel in East Rutherford.

The association explained that it was “searching for the best of the best,” including marketing stars, manufacturers, new businesses, rainmakers, healthcare service providers and entrepreneurs as well as “rising stars in established companies."

"Winners will have played a vital role in the success of companies or organizations,” CIANJ said in a statement. “We truly believe it is important to acknowledge the achievements and accomplishments of young professionals as it highlights the leadership and support of their respective organizations spanning across various industries and exemplifying the growth of New Jersey’s economy and business community."

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According to Levine, Jacobs & Company, a Livingston-based accounting firm, Kanouse stood out from the competition by bringing significant business to the firm. In addition, he became an integral member of a special team that headed up the company’s new practice management systems, which allowed work flow to pass more efficiently.  

The result was increased accuracy and a savings of both time and money. Through his own initiative, Kanouse expanded his role, which now has measurable impacts to the bottom line, according to the firm.

We are extremely proud of Kevin and delighted that he received this recognition,” said Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, member of Levine, Jacobs & Company. “He is truly deserving of it. We fully expect that Kevin will continue to play a valuable role in the growth of our firm.”

Kanouse holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business with a concentration in accounting from York College of Pennsylvania. He and his family are long time residents of Morris County.

Levine Jacobs provides a unique combination of twenty-first century accounting, business consulting and financial planning services to a diverse list of individuals located primarily in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. The firm prides itself on its teamwork abilities where “every account receives the talent and expertise of the whole firm.”  

Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC maintains memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.