CPAmerica International network announces new growth

Four large regional CPA firms have joined the membership of CPAmerica International during the first half of 2007.

The new member firms include two from Alabama, one from Ohio and one from Texas. Together, they employ nearly 200 staff members.

Anglin Reichmann Snellgrove & Armstrong, PC, with offices in Huntsville, Ala., and Packer Thomas, with offices in Youngstown, Ohio and New Castle, Pa., signed on as members in early January. In March, Birmingham, Ala.-based Donaldson, Holman & West, P.C., joined the network. And, recently, a large regional firm in Houston, Texas, Harper & Pearson Company, P.C., joined the CPAmerica ranks.

CPAmerica International is an exclusive network of more than 75 independent CPA firms. Founded in 1978, CPAmerica provides continuing education, marketing, practice management support and other services for the betterment of its firms. CPAmerica has affiliate members in more than 400 offices in 85 countries through its strategic alliance with Horwath International. This alliance makes CPAmerica International one of the world's largest networks of CPA and consulting firms, with annual combined revenues exceeding $2 billion.

Anglin Reichmann Snellgrove & Armstrong, PC, provides certified public accounting and business consulting services to clients in northern Alabama. The firm employs 24, including five partners. The firm specializes in government contracting, construction, real estate, technology and manufacturing.

Packer Thomas serves a broad-based clientele in eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania. The firm employs 53 people, including eight partners. Specializations include automotive dealerships, manufacturing, construction, financial institutions and colleges and universities.

Donaldson, Holman & West, PC, employs a staff of 38, including six partners. It provides services to individuals in central Alabama as well as businesses in specialty areas in employee benefit plans, construction, real estate, hospitality, technology, nonprofits and consumer and industrial products.

Harper & Pearson Company, P.C., provides certified public accounting and business consulting services to clients in the Houston area. The firm employs a staff of 81, including 11 partners. It specializes in services areas such as employee benefit plans, financial institutions and nonprofit organizations. The firm also specializes in the death care industry.

Applicants for CPAmerica membership must undergo a rigorous quality review, and only those firms with the highest standards in all practice areas are selected.

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