M.A. Hoops & Associates Joins Rea & Associates

New Philadelphia, Ohio-based Rea & Associates Inc. (FY13 net revenue of $31.6 million) merged with M.A. Hoops & Associates Inc. of Lima, Ohio, effective Sept. 1.

“M.A. Hoops & Associates is a well-respected accounting firm in the Lima community, and we are thrilled that they have joined the Rea team,” said Lee Beall, CEO of Rea & Associates. “We look forward to expanding our reach in the Lima community and continuing our long history of quality client service.”

Rea & Associates specializes in audit, tax and high-level consulting services for a wide variety of industries, including government, medical and dental, oil and gas, manufacturing, not-for-profit and construction.

“We’ve known Rea for a long time, and have had the privilege of working in the same community for 18 years,” says Mark Hoops, principal. “Through this combination of firms, we can now offer our clients even more capabilities and advanced services than ever before.”

M.A. Hoops & Associates was founded in 1996 in Lima. The firm has offered services to clients in compilation, review and auditing, taxes, management advisory services and small business services.