Birmingham, Ala.-based Warren Averett, (FY15 net revenue of $115.4 million) has announced that Beason & Nalley of Huntsville, Ala., will join Warren Averett’s Huntsville office.
The merger, effective Nov. 1, expands resources and capabilities in the Huntsville market, and meets the needs of the growing government contracting segment not only in Huntsville, but across the Southeast, the firm announced.
Beason & Nalley has a large government contracting base, delivering services in the areas of accounting outsourcing, audit, business valuations, mergers and acquisitions, corporate tax advisors, R&D credit studies, human resources consulting and litigation support. Beason & Nalley serves clients in the non-profit, state and local government, technology, real estate and medical sectors.
“Our firms have shared values and client service philosophies, so it is a natural fit,” says Cindy Hill, president and CEO, Beason & Nalley, Inc. “This will enhance our firm’s ability to serve the needs of our clients and business community well into the future
Four individuals join the firm as members, one as principal, along with 16 employees:
Hill joins as member in Warren Averett’s tax division. She has extensive experience in corporate, partnership, trust and estates and not-for-profit taxation. Her experience and her expertise include working with clients who specialize in government contracting, real estate development, medical and professional groups, technology, manufacturers and not-for-profit organizations.
Jeremy H. Jefferys, joins as member in Warren Averett’s corporate audit division. He has a strong background in municipality and government contracting industries and specializes in assurance and advisory services. His attestation experience is with small to larger companies which includes manufacturers, municipalities, government contractors, not for profit organizations, manufacturers, employee benefit plans, ESOP’s, construction companies and other diversified privately held companies.
J. Brett Holt joins as member in Warren Averett’s corporate advisory division. He specializes in attestation, financial advisory and valuation services for small to large companies throughout many industries including government contractors, manufacturers, not-for-profit organizations and employee benefit plans.
S. Hobie Frady joins as member in Warren Averett’s corporate advisory division, with his primary focus on businesses that contract with the federal government. He has over 20 years of accounting and management experience in the government contracting industry. Prior to joining Beason & Nalley, Frady was president of Capstone Consulting Partners.
Sandra R. Baker joins as principal in Warren Averett’s HR solutions division. She has a strong background in human resources, administration and business operations. She currently assists clients with their human resource needs such as: operational structure and design, compliance, salary surveys and analysis, performance management and design, benefits design and administration, new employee recruiting and orientation, counseling employees, employee terminations, policy and procedure development and training.