Beard Miller Company LLP adds new partners

Beard Miller Company LLP (BMC), a nationally ranked U.S. Top 40 regional accounting and consulting firm, has admitted Michael J.Gallagher and Keith R. Bachman as partners in the firm's Allentown Office, effective January 1, 2008. Gallagher and Bachman, who previously practiced with Gallagher, Gneiding & Company, LLP in Allentown, will bring their clients to BMC.

"The combination with Mike Gallagher and Keith Bachman is a logical compliment to our Lehigh Valley practice," said Lamar Stoltzfus, Chairman and CEO of BMC. "The partners and staff bring expertise serving small businesses, which is a core service area for our existing practice. Additionally, Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Bachman have clients in many similar industry segments, such as manufacturing and distribution, construction and real estate, medical practices, automobile dealers, and retail and service organizations."

In addition to Gallagher and Bachman, four staff members will join the firm. The group joining BMC provides comprehensive audit, accounting, tax, and consulting services to both large and small companies. The combined practice will operate from BMC's current location at 7525 Windsor Drive, Allentown.

Gallagher and Bachman clients will continue to work with the same people that they have come to know and trust through the years. "The addition of Michael Gallagher and Keith Bachman strengthens our Lehigh Valley small business practice while at the same time offers more resources to serve the needs of the their clients," said Stoltzfus. "By employing exceptional client service that is our hallmark, BMC will provide these clients the professional services they want and need to succeed."

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