On January 1, 2012, Trout, Ebersole & Groff, LLP announced they had expanded their service area to Elizabethtown and Harrisburg by a merger with Devaney & Co., P.C. The professionals at Devaney & Co. joined the Trout, Ebersole & Groff team, enhancing the high-quality accounting services provided by both firms. The merged firms will continue operations as Trout, Ebersole & Groff, LLP.
"We are excited about the merger with Devaney & Co.," said Don Johnson, Managing Partner, Trout, Ebersole & Groff. "Not only does it provide us with opportunities in new markets by the addition of the Elizabethtown and Harrisburg offices, but it provides our firm with greater capacity and additional expertise to provide services to our current and future clients."
The partners and staff from both firms will continue to service clients at 1705 Oregon Pike in Lancaster, 222 South Market Street in Elizabethtown, and 2000 Linglestown Road in Harrisburg.
Johnson added, "The similar guiding principles and values of the two firms provide cultural synergy allowing for seamless delivery of services to our combined clients."
For over 80 years, Trout, Ebersole & Groff, LLP has provided quality accounting, auditing, tax, and business consulting services to their clients in the central Pennsylvania region. The firm consists of experts in a variety of financial areas, enabling them to assist a diverse group of companies and individuals. They have the expertise to provide complete financial services to individuals, large and small businesses, as well as other agencies and organizations.
Devaney & Co., P.C. was founded in 1998 and has twelve employees. "Our jointure with TEG gives us the opportunity to provide our clients with a wide range of specialization and expertise, while continuing to provide close and personal working relationships to which they have become accustomed," said John Srogoncik, Partner, Devaney & Co.
After the merger, Trout, Ebersole & Groff, LLP will employ a professional staff of over a hundred team members, more than fifty of whom are CPAs. Many hold advanced designations in areas such as business valuation, fraud examination, estate and trust taxation, and financial planning, among others.
Learn more about Trout, Ebersole & Groff, LLP on the firm's website.