KLR Newsroom KLR Promotes John E. Surrette, Jr., CPA, CFE to Principal January 16, 2012 KLR Shareholders are excited to welcome John into the firm’s leadership circle Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd. (KLR) one of New England’s largest CPA and business-consulting firms, proudly announces the promotion of John E. Surrette, Jr. CPA, CFE to Principal. Mr. Surrette has over 12 years of accounting experience, with a specialty in audit services. John specializes in audit engagements for organizations in a variety of industries, including private equity and venture capital firms, renewable energy, technology, healthcare, manufacturing and distribution. John spearheads several of the firm’s initiatives including chairing the Private Equity and Venture Capital services team.“KLR Shareholders are excited to welcome John into the firm’s leadership circle”, said Alan Litwin, KLR’s managing director. “John has proven himself to be a valuable asset to our firm and we are thrilled about his promotion.”Mr. Surrette is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, ACG Emerging Professionals Committee and the RENEW Energy Initiative.