Porte Brown Acquires LHW & Associates

Chicago-based Porte Brown has announced the acquisition of LHW & Associates of Crystal Lake, Ill. LHW offers specialized services for clients in industries such as mortgage banking, construction, manufacturing, real estate, medical, professional services and various consumer markets. LHW & Associates has a “Virtual CFO” practice in which the firm offers the full services of a chief financial officer on an as-needed basis.

LHW & Associates partner Frank Lebda, as well as the other LHW staff, joined the Porte Brown team effective Jan. 1. “Becoming part of the Porte Brown team was an easy decision for us,” he says. “We have a similar approach to doing business and believe the most important aspect to our success is providing exceptional client service.” LHW & Associates will operate under the Porte Brown LLC name and will continue to serve clients in their Crystal Lake office.

We are excited to have the opportunity to grow our practice in the Northwest suburbs,” said Joe Gleba, PIC of the Porte Brown McHenry, Ill., office.