Gurtner Zuniga Abney Merges with Carr Riggs and Ingram

Enterprise, Ala.-based Carr Riggs & Ingram (CRI) (FY13 net revenue of $161.3 million) merged with Mandeville, La.-based Gurtner Zuniga Abney. CRI will retain the current personnel and will be operating offices in New Orleans and Mandeville.

Gurtner Zuniga Abney provides a broad range of accounting and advisory services to both business and individual clients, specializing in the government, health care and real estate sectors.

“Our firm has grown exponentially in the last decade due to our proactive consultative approach and client service focus,” says Tom Gurtner, MP of Gurtner Zuniga Abney. “This merger translates into an ability to increase efficiencies with access to back office support, technological solutions and technical training that helps us spend our time on our top strength – serving and consulting with our clients.”

“Welcoming the Gurtner Zuniga Abney team marks our fourth expansion in the New Orleans market in less than five years, displaying CRI’s commitment to proactively growing our firm to mirror the state’s growth and address the subsequent demand for high quality accounting and advisory expertise,” says William Carr, chairman and MP of CRI.