Herbein + Company, Inc. announces On the acquisition of Creese, Smith, Hune & Co. LLC

Herbein + Company, Inc. announces  On the acquisition of Creese, Smith, Hune & Co.  LLC

Leading CPA consulting firm Herbein + Company, Inc. announces… (Herbein) announced the acquisition, effective November 1, of Creese, Smith, Hune & Co. LLC, a certified public accounting firm in Greater Pittsburgh.

This merger is part of Herbein’s strategic plan and is based on strengthening the company’s growing geographical market. The Herbein Firm was recently named one of the top accounting firms in the Pittsburgh area by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

David Stonecipher.

“We are known in the greater Pittsburgh communities where we live and work as one of the most trusted CPA consulting firms in the region, so we are excited to welcome the highly respected practice of Creese, Smith, Hune & Co. LLC,” said Herbein CEO David. Stonesifer.

Creese, Smith, Hune & Co. was founded. LLC was established in 1996 and offers a wide range of client-focused escrow and tax services. All Creese, Smith, Hune & Co. professionals will join. LLC to Herbein, and continue to practice from their current location at 8150 Perry Highway in Pittsburgh, working closely with existing Herbein teams in the region to provide greater resources and services to clients. Smith and Hyun will join Herbin as senior advisors.

David Smith.

“Herbein complements and enhances our existing service offerings to our business community, and we know it will help us deliver even greater value to our clients,” David Smith commented.

“Herbein has comprehensive experience in all the areas we operate in, and their team will provide additional strength to serve our customers – and provide an outstanding foundation for the future for our team members,” added Jim Hyun.

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Stonesifer said the merger reflects Herbein’s continued commitment to its culture. “As we continue to grow, we are primarily committed to maintaining our culture, so we have always been very strategic about who we invite to join us. Our cultures and values ​​are well aligned, and we share the same entrepreneurial approach to confidently succeeding.

While Herbein has three current locations in greater Pittsburgh — in downtown Pittsburgh, Allison Park and Greensburg — Herbein CFO Joseph Witkowski said the company remains interested in expanding its presence in the region. “This merger reflects our focus on Greater Pittsburgh – and our belief that Creese, Smith, Hune & Co. LLC is well positioned to increase our visibility in the region.”

The terms of the agreement were not announced. However, Smith stressed the importance of cultural fit in the decision to join Herbin. “While Herbein is a national leader, it is also known in our region for its local focus. A move of this importance means the fit has to be right – which is why we couldn’t be more excited about joining forces with Herbein.”

“Herbein is more than just a successful and growing CPA consulting firm with a long history,” Hyun said. “Knowing that their team members value the company and continue to feel valued themselves gives us a lot of confidence that we are joining the right company.”

For additional information, please visit www.herbein.com.

Ira Rosenblum, CEO of Optimum Strategies, advised on the merger.

For additional information, please visit www.herbein.com or email Jennifer Goldsmith Serra, Director of Communications.

Herbein + Company, Inc. (Herbein) is a leading CPA consulting firm, making a national and local impact since 1972. We build value through exceptional service and innovative solutions and provide client-focused accounting, tax, advisory, human resources consulting, wealth management, and risk management services. Our clients benefit from strategies tailored to the communities where they live and work that help them succeed with confidence, today and tomorrow. Herbein is an independent member of Allinial Global, an accounting firm association of legally independent accounting and consulting firms with offices in North America and throughout the world. Visit www.herbein.com or connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and X (formerly Twitter).

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