Michael R. Bell & Company joins Wipfli

Partners and associates of Washington State-based Michael R. Bell & Company, PLLC, have joined Wipfli LLP, an international CPA firm headquartered in Milwaukee.

"We are thrilled that Michael R. Bell & Company has joined Wipfli," said Rick Dreher, Wipfli's managing partner. "Michael R. Bell & Company is a leader in providing quality accounting and consulting services to health care organizations throughout the western half of the United States and will be an excellent fit with our existing health care industry practice."

"Wipfli currently offers our health care clients a wide range of audit, tax, and consulting services and has a number of clients in the western half of the United States, but joining forces with Michael R. Bell & Company will help us to expand into that area officially and serve a larger portion of it," Dreher said.

Michael R. Bell & Company specializes in providing audit, accounting, and consulting services to a variety of health care organizations and will become part of Wipfli's full-service health care industry practice. The merger became effective August 1.

"We are excited to join Wipfli and look forward to continuing to serve our clients with the same exceptional service they have come to expect from us. The difference now is that as their needs change, we can bring them the additional resources that Wipfli has to offer, including specialized consulting services that are focused on helping health care organizations address issues facing the industry," said Michael Bell, managing partner of Michael R. Bell & Company.

Washington state-based Michael R. Bell & Company was established in 1991 and is one of the Pacific Northwest's leading providers of audit, accounting, and consulting services to health care organizations, according to the company. The firm has 17 employees, including two partners, and works with hundreds of health care organizations.

About Wipfli LLP:

With approximately 800 associates and 15 offices in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Washington State, Wipfli ranks among the top accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. Wipfli can advise in all areas of business, from finance and operations to human resources, information technology, and customer relationships. Wipfli's clients include contractors and developers, construction companies, real estate companies, manufacturers, health care organizations, financial institutions, nonprofit entities, dealerships, small businesses, and individuals. Wipfli's 80-year legacy of helping its clients succeed is a point of pride for each of the firm's partners and associates.

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