Conner Ash and Martens & D’Angelo to Merge in September

Two St. Louis firms, Conner Ash and Martens & D’Angelo, have announced that they have reached an agreement to merge their practices effective Sept. 1.

Conner Ash is one of the top public accounting firms in St. Louis and has been serving clients for more than 85 years. It provides a wide range of assurance, tax, accounting, business valuation, management advisory, and computer consulting services to its clients. Martens & D’Angelo is a local public accounting firm with a long history of serving clients in the St. Louis metropolitan area. It has a diverse client base which includes: medical and dental practices, law firms, engineering firms, manufacturers, consultants, distributors, unions, contractors, printers, realtors and restaurants.

Both John Martens and Richard D’Angelo will become principals of Conner Ash. The combined firm will have more than 45 employees and be located in Creve Coeur, Mo.

Howard Rosen, president of Conner Ash says, “We have been looking for a merger partner for several years. In Martens & D’Angelo we have found a firm whose culture, focus on client service and dedication to employees matches ours. The merger allows us to offer a wider variety of services to all our clients while maintaining the local firm, high-touch client service our clients expect.”