Fuoco acquires Peterson & Peterson CPAs


The Fuoco Group has acquired Peterson & Peterson CPAs.

In addition to increasing the client base in the greater West Palm Beach area, this merger further extends the reach of TFG Accounting and Tax LLC into South Broward County.

Key Peterson & Peterson staff will be working alongside the Fuoco financial team at TFG’s offices in both North Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale. “Whether individuals or businesses, clients will benefit from our innovative and customized approach to achieving their financial goals,” Lou Fuoco CPA, CEPA, CVB, managing director and CEO of The Fuoco Group & TFG, said in a statement.

In addition to traditional tax, audit and accounting services, the TFG portfolio includes strategic planning, risk management, tax-efficient investment for estates and retirement, wealth and portfolio management, investment advisory services, succession planning and business exit needs. Info: or [email protected].

Businesses open at Wellington Green

Four new retail and culinary businesses have opened at The Mall at Wellington Green.

Jewelry Box, Laced, Q’Bola Café and Pici Nutrition add to the offerings in apparel, health and beauty.

Owners Jan and Maria Levine offer costume baubles at Jewelry Box, which opened in July. The designer-inspired offerings sell for less than $200. Info: 561-323-2116 or

Boston-based Laced, which opened Aug. 2, offers hard-to-find sneakers from Jordan, Nike, and Yeezy, street wear by Bape and Supreme, and urban accessories. Owner Joamil Rodriguez offers consignment opportunities for brand-new footwear, apparel and more. Info: 671-777-8322 or

Q’Bola Cafe, a Cuban bakery and café with counter service that opened in early July, prepares fresh Cuban coffee and pastries, hearty sandwiches, and Latin-style indulgences, including salchipapas, a street food-style dish from South America prepared with thinly Sliced, pan-fried beef sausage mixed with French fries and savory coleslaw. Info: 561-444-7162 or

Pici Nutrition, a health and wellness retailer that opened in March, offers products that range from whey protein to probiotics. Info: 561-800-4563 or

Mall hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 8 pm, and Sunday, 11 am to 6 pm

The Mall at Wellington Green is at 10300 W Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington. Info: 561-227-6900 or

Alpert, Levine name new board members

Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service and Melvin J. & Clare Levine Jewish Residential & Family Service have named new members for both organizations’ 2022- 2023 board of directors. They are:

Meryl Avni, Tracy Caruso, Nancy Hart, Marjorie Konigsberg, Maxine Marks, Ruth Naftaly, Rabbi Michael Resnick, Steven Rozansky, Cindy Schlossberg, Barbara Sidel, Wendy Stahl and Joel Yudenfreund.

Stephens & Stevens receives kudos

The law firm of Stephens & Stevens has received honors from a couple of sources:

Eddie Stephens and Caryn A. Stevens recently were honored with 2023 US News — Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” The firm received the recognition based on a combination of client feedback, information provided on the Law Firm Survey, the Law Firm Leaders Survey, and Best Lawyers peer review.

The firm also recently was recognized as 2022 “Top Lawyers” by Palm Beach Illustrated.

Stephens & Stevens focus on high-conflict, high-asset divorce cases helping clients with domestic legal issues such as property division, business valuation, child support and spousal support, child custody and visitation, post-judgment modifications, child relocation and same-sex marriages, and both prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

Info: 561-430-4350 or ¦

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