Cherry Bekaert Expands Presence in Washington, D.C.

Richmond, Va.-based Cherry Bekaert (FY17 net revenue of $173.8 million) has acquired Rockville, Md.-based Berlin Ramos & Company.

“The Greater Washington, D.C. metro area is a key strategic growth market for us,” says Howard Kies, MP of Cherry Bekaert. “The Berlin Ramos ‘Best Places to Work’ culture and long history of adding value for their clients makes them an ideal strategic match for our firm. Together, we will make a positive impact and a measurable difference for our staff and our clients.”

Berlin professionals joining Cherry Bekaert as partners and principals include Bruce Buchanan, Alan Bergamini, David Flinchum, Greg Sweeney, Steve Kenney and Eric Prawde.

“Our associates will enjoy greater professional and personal development opportunities with a larger organization,” says Bruce Buchanan, managing principal of Berlin. “The firm’s expansive service offerings will also allow us to add more value to our clients as their organizational needs continue to grow.”