On January 6, Weaver, the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest, announced its merger with John R. Hannah & Co., LLP, that went into effect January 1, 2012. The merger will enable Weaver to expand its services to San Antonio clients.
Founded in 1977, John R. Hannah & Co. is an accounting firm that provides financial statements audits, reviews and compilations as well as tax services for privately held businesses. The firm also offers tax and estate planning and financial planning for individuals.
"We are pleased to have the staff of John R. Hannah & Co. join our team. They bring to our firm many years of knowledge and extensive experience providing tax and assurance services to clients," said Edward M. Polansky, CPA, PFS and San Antonio executive partner for Weaver.
Polansky added, "This merger enhances the services our firm can offer to both businesses and individuals in the San Antonio area. Also, this is an ideal fit for both firms because our client service philosophies are so similar, with focus on integrity, quality service with personal attention and ongoing relationship development."
Hannah joined Weaver as a senior managing director. At the present time, the John R. Hannah & Co., LLP staff will remain in their current office location.
"Our clients will greatly benefit from the additional resources and depth of experience that Weaver provides," said Hannah. "We are better positioned to serve a growing number of businesses in San Antonio. We are also committed to continuing to build upon the long-term relationships we have with our current clients, and to provide them with the individual attention they have come to know and expect."
Originally founded in 1950, Weaver has approximately 450 employees and offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Midland, Odessa, and San Antonio.
Weaver provides assurance, tax, and advisory services to a broad range of clients throughout Texas and beyond. The firm serves companies across a variety of industries, including large national and international corporations, both public and private. In addition to the firm's assurance and tax services, Weaver also provides the following services:
- Transaction advisory
- Forensic accounting and litigation support
- Property tax
- State and local tax
- Estate planning
- Wealth transfer services
Learn more on the Weaver website .