Chicago area accounting firm enters alliance with Web designer

Porte Brown LLC and Americaneagle.com have announced a strategic alliance to drive new growth opportunities for both companies. The alliance enables both firms to improve productivity while reducing costs for clients by combining the expertise of an accounting firm and IT provider with Web design professionals.

CPA firm Porte Brown LLC, located in Elk Grove Village, IL, expanded its accounting services recently to include an IT consulting branch to aid in the selection of technology to support the business needs of new and existing clients throughout the Chicago area. The new alliance with Park Ridge, IL-based Americaneagle.com will allow Porte Brown to offer Web design services to complement the firm's IT solutions. "In today's business world, a Web site is everything," said David Bandel, Partner at Porte Brown. "Our clients trust us with the financial well being of their business, and for us that includes advising them when their company needs a technology upgrade to keep their business growing."

From conception and strategy to design and implementation, ,b>Americaneagle.com, which employs 150 people, develops and hosts Web sites for all types and sizes of businesses, associations, government, and Fortune 500 companies. "We decided to team up with Porte Brown because of our more than 20 year business relationship," said Americaneagle.com President Anthony Svanascini. "It is a perfect fit because we have the same types of customers and now we can both offer our clients the best of the internet world for businesses that keep track of inventory, accounting, sales tax and other transactions online."

For more than 60 years, Porte Brown LLC has provided accounting services to individuals and business throughout the suburbs of Chicago including Cook County and DuPage County. Porte Brown specializes in tax planning and preparation services, audit, business valuations, retirement plan administration and consulting. The CPA firm also focuses on technology solutions, providing computer consulting for clients, either by establishing a new network for their operational and accounting needs or working with an existing network with the help of Porte Brown Technology Solutions.

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