BST & Co. Acquires Northeast HR for Hire

BST & Co. CPAs LLP (FY17 net revenue of $16 million) of Albany, N.Y., announced the acquisition of the human resources and management consulting company Northeast HR for Hire of Albany, N.Y. The firm will continue to serve clients throughout the Capital Region and nationwide operating under the BST banner, effective immediately.

The acquisition enhances and complements BST’s service offerings of tax planning, financial consulting and business valuation with expertise in human resources operations.

The new division of BST will be led by Jack McGaughnea who founded Northeast HR for Hire in 2001 and has more than 34 years of experience as a human resources professional.

“We are pleased to welcome Jack to BST as we expand our services to meet a growing need for expertise in the field of human resources,” says Ron Guzior, MP of BST & Co. “This latest acquisition is part of our ongoing strategic plan to take advantage of the increasing trend among businesses to seek solutions to their day to day challenges through outsourcing to trusted professionals. Jack has built an outstanding operation that meets a demand critical to the success of companies both small and large, public and private.”

Under the BST banner, Northeast HR for Hire will continue to offer a full-range of human resources services individually designed to meet each client’s needs, including: employee and labor relations; recruitment; orientation and training programs; compensation and benefit design; federal and state employment regulation compliance; discipline and termination procedures; safety programs and compliance; and worker’s compensation law and claims management, amongst others.

“For nearly two decades, Northeast HR for Hire has provided superior and innovative human resources management services to hundreds of companies,” says McGaughnea. “We offer businesses the opportunity to have a team of expert human resources professionals at their disposal, without the overhead costs. I have long respected the team at BST and am excited to join them and to help expand their capabilities and operations.”