Reflections of Travel to the United States

As a four-decade Certified Travel Agent, international airline employee, researcher, writer, teacher, and photographer, travel, whether for pleasure or business purposes, has always been a significant and an integral part of my life. Some 400 trips to every portion of the globe, by means of road, rail, sea, and air, entailed destinations both mundane and exotic. This article focuses on those in the United States.

New York:
Originally accessed by Floyd Bennett Field–New York’s first municipal airport–Manhattan, experienced from the water with island-circling boat cruises, was channeled through its museum, theater, and restaurant arteries, and from the heights of its Empire State Building and no-longer existence World Trade Center. It became the threshold to its Lower-, Mid-, and Upper-Hudson Valleys, which were characterized by Bear Mountain, West Point, the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, the vintage aircraft Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, dinners in the Culinary Institute of America, plays at the Rhinebeck Center for the Performing Arts, and visits to the Hudson River School of Painters venues. Continue reading


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Summit Consultancy Group, CPA in Las Vegas, NV

Our Firm
Established in 2007.
For years, Summit Consultancy Group has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Summit Consultancy Group’s expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.
Summit Consultancy Group is one of the leading firms in and throughout Las Vegas. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.
Our Mission
Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals.
Elizabeth Mercier, CPA
Elizabeth “Beth” Mercier leads the practice as the Managing Director. Her knowledge base is built on 19 years of experience in the areas of tax, audit and financial consultation. She is a member of both the American Institute of CPAs and Nevada Society of CPAs. As a member of the AICPA Peer Review Program the firm’s work is periodically reviewed by a state appointed CPA. Beth brings to the firm high energy and a professional demeanor that puts her clients at ease, even through stressful times.
Beth is a graduate of Youngstown State University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting and a Minor in Economics.
Ms. Mercier has been awarded a number of accolades:
Graduate of Leadership Las Vegas (June 2010) an executive development program sponsored by Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce recognizing high potential leaders.
Awarded “40 under 40 Community Trail Blazers” honors for designation in 2012.
Recognized in 2014 by Accounting Today (a New York media company) as top 10 Elite Managing Partner in the Country.
Beth’s areas of expertise are non-profit organizations, audits, tax returns, consultations, forensic accounting and expert witness.
Beth plays an active role in the community as Treasurer of Heaven Can Wait Animal Society (formerly known as Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary), a non-profit animal support group.
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Las Vegas, NV 89147
Phone: (702) 732-4302
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