Dean Dorton Allen Ford Merges With Barr Anderson & Roberts

Lexington, Ky.-based Dean Dorton Allen Ford (FY15 net revenue of $21.4 million) has expanded its presence in Kentucky by merging with Barr Anderson & Roberts, a long-standing CPA firm located in Lexington, Ky. The merger will be effective Jan. 1. The combined firm will operate as Dean Dorton.

“The addition of BAR and their team helps us to better serve our growing practice. We are enthusiastic about continuing the high level of service and expertise BAR has provided its notable client base,” says David Bundy, president and CEO of Dean Dorton.

“Barr Anderson & Roberts has had tremendous growth throughout the past 39 years since our start as Barr and Taylor in 1976,” says Christopher Anderson, current president and shareholder of Barr Anderson & Roberts. “Our clients’ needs always come first. With the combination of developing client needs and continuous growth, it was critical for us to find a way to continue providing high-quality service efficiently and effectively while providing clients with additional value through a broader range of specialty capabilities, advice and solutions. In addition, we want to offer more opportunities for our employees and referral partners who are the backbone of our business.”