William Vaughan Company and Davenport Hanf & Company Announce Merger

Maumee, Ohio-based William Vaughan Company (FY17 net revenue of $10.6 million) and Davenport Hanf & Company of Perrysburg, Ohio, will merge effective Nov. 1, under the name William Vaughan Company. The new firm will provide clients access to increased levels of service and expertise. “We are entering this merger as two strong firms,” says Mark Karchner, MP at DHC. “As we come together, we … [Read More...]

Dean Dorton Launches Wealth Management Practice

Lexington, Ky.-based Dean Dorton Allen Ford (FY17 net revenue of $30.8 million) has launched Dean Dorton Wealth Management. Dean Dorton has provided public accounting services regionally, nationally and internationally for decades and now desires to serve their clients in an even more holistic manner by incorporating integrated wealth management services. “Each of our clients’ personal and … [Read More...]

Gary Wallace

Keiter Names Wallace as Managing Partner of Firm

Glen Allen, Va.-based Keiter (FY17 net revenue of $27 million) has named Gary Wallace as the firm’s new MP, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Wallace has more than 30 years of accounting experience both in the private and public sectors and most recently served as the tax department leader for Keiter. He is succeeding L. Michael Gracik Jr., who has served as MP of Keiter since 2014. “This is a tremendous … [Read More...]

RKL Wealth Management Announces Change in Leadership

RKL Wealth Management (RKL WM), a subsidiary of Lancaster, Pa.-based RKL LLP (FY17 net revenue of $67.9 million) today announced Laurie M. Peer has been named president. Peer succeeds Sarah Young Fisher, who led the firm since 2005. Fisher has assumed the role of president emeritus. “We are grateful to Sarah for her leadership in evolving RKL Wealth Management into the respected investment … [Read More...]

Congratulations to the 2018 IPA 100 All Growth Fastest-Growing Firms

IPA identifies the 10 fastest-growing IPA 100 firms based on reported all growth in net revenue, including the influence of mergers. This year’s IPA 100 Fastest-Growing Firms experienced an impressive average all growth increase in net revenue of 27.9%. The 2018 IPA 100 All Growth Fastest-Growing Firms Squar Milner LLP / Newport Beach, Calif. / 40.0% Prager Metis CPAs LLC / New York / … [Read More...]

Brett Nabors

Weaver Admits Nabors to Partner, IT Advisory Services

Houston-based Weaver (FY18 net revenue of $127.1 million) admitted Brett Nabors to partner in IT advisory services effective Sept. 1. He works in the firm’s Austin, Texas office, where he will continue leading development of that market and expanding the IT-related services available to Weaver’s clients across the country. “We are very pleased to promote Brett to partner,” says John Mackel III, … [Read More...]

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New MP, Five New Partners at Mauldin & Jenkins

Atlanta-based Mauldin & Jenkins (FY18 net revenue of $50.6 million) announces that Hanson Borders, previous Birmingham, Ala., office PIC and financial institutions group leader, became new MP of the firm … [Read More...]

IPA INSIDER: August 2018 News

Listed below are the Top 10 most-read stories on the INSIDE Public Accounting blog for the month of August. INSIDE Public Accounting Unveils 2018 Best of the Best Accounting Firms Congratulations to … [Read More...]

Morrow Wins Boomer Consulting Award

Birmingham, Ala.-based Warren Averett (FY17 net revenue of $133.3 million) has announced the CIO Chris Morrow has been honored with the Bridging the Gap Firm Management award from Boomer Consulting. This … [Read More...]

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Weaver Admits Nabors to Partner, IT Advisory Services

Houston-based Weaver (FY18 net revenue of $127.1 million) admitted Brett Nabors to partner in IT advisory services effective Sept. 1. He works in the firm’s Austin, Texas office, where he will continue leading … [Read More...]

Brodsky Joins Marks Paneth as Director in Real Estate Group

New York-based Marks Paneth LLP (FY17 net revenue of $131.4 million) has announced that Steve Brodsky has joined the firm as a director in the real estate group. In this role, Brodsky will advise the firm’s … [Read More...]

Founder of Herbein + Company Passes Away

Carl Herbein, founder Herbein + Company, Inc. in 1972, passed away on Sept. 16, 2018. From humble origins at the Herbein family kitchen table, Herbein was the driving force behind a firm that now has nine … [Read More...]

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