CRI Merges Laurel Based Firm, Wm. F. Horne & Company, PLLC
ENTERPRISE, Ala., July 24, 2019 – Top 20 nationally ranked CPA and advisory firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI) has increased its investment in the state of Mississippi, expanding its locations to serve clients there through the merger of WM. F. Horne & Company, PLLC.
“Increasing our footprint in Mississippi is an important part of our growth strategy,” stated William H. Carr, chairman and managing partner of CRI. “The WM. F. Horne & Company office in Laurel coupled with our current Jackson office leverages the alliance of our combined teams and resources to enhance our client service delivery and technical expertise, while further establishing our strength in the state.”
Allan D. Koltin, CEO of Koltin Consulting Group, who advised both firms on the merger commented, “CRI continues their magical journey of becoming one of the southeast region’s powerhouse firms, as well as one of the fastest growing first-generation firms in the country. Their innovation, culture, and great leadership continue to be a major draw for firms looking for additional depth and resources.” Allan went on to say, “WM. F. Horne is one of the most respected and successful CPA firms in the state of Mississippi and is known for its great talent and client service. This combination should produce great results and growth throughout the state.”
CRI is one of the fastest growing and forward-thinking CPA and advisory firms in the nation, now operating in 29 markets across 10 states, with the addition of WM. F. Horne & Company office to their locations. In addition to providing full-service accounting services such as accounting and auditing, tax, advisory, and client accounting services, the firm operates seven portfolio companies—Auditwerx (SOC reporting and IT audits), CRI Advanced Analytics (data analytics), CRI Capital Advisors (investment banking), CRI Solutions Group (management consulting), CRI TPA Services (retirement plan administration), Paywerx (payroll management), and Level Four Advisory Services (wealth management).
CRI has financial tools and accounting resources available on its website at CRIcpa.com.
About Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
CRI is a CPA and advisory firm located in more than 25 markets throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. CRI’s industry specializations include construction, government, banking/financial institutions, healthcare, insurance, not-for-profit, manufacturing, and distribution. CRI offers traditional and specialized services including audit and assurance, business consulting and support, forensic accounting, IT auditing, retirement plan auditing, SEC compliance, business valuation, tax planning, and trusts and estates work. Additionally, CRI’s portfolio companies deliver service organization (SOC) reports, investment banking, management consulting, wealth management, data analytics, and payroll services. CRI is a top 20 nationally ranked accounting firm. For additional information, please visit CRIcpa.com.