Pittard, Perry & Crone, Inc. Joins Regional CPA Firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI)

Regional Accounting Resources Now Available in North Carolina


Pittard, Perry & Crone, Inc. Joins Regional CPA Firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) GOLDSBORO, NC – (JULY 10, 2013) – North Carolina CPA firm Pittard, Perry & Crone, Inc., has merged with Southern regional CPA firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI). Pittard, Perry & Crone’s offices located throughout the Eastern corridor of the state will now operate under the Carr, Riggs & Ingram name but retain the firm’s current personnel.

“Our team will be able to offer expanded services to both current and future clients by joining CRI, a regional accounting firm delivering further industry-specific expertise, advanced specialty services, and additional technological resources, like CRI,” stated Dean Horne, managing shareholder for Pittard, Perry & Crone, Inc. “CRI’s values align perfectly with Pittard, Perry & Crone’s dedication to delivering outstanding client service while providing the highest quality accounting services.”

Currently ranked as the 28th largest accounting firm nationally, CRI’s offices are now located throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. The now more than 900 professionals in these offices deliver innovative and proactive consulting services while embodying the firm’s Southern roots with friendly client service.

“CRI is pleased to enter the North Carolina marketplace while deepening and broadening Pittard, Perry & Crone’s current service offerings,” stated William H. Carr, chairman and managing partner of CRI. “Their team is a natural cultural fit with our firm, and we will all enjoy improved efficiencies by sharing technology, research, and industry capabilities that will only serve to improve our clients’ experiences.”