SARASOTA, FL – After 20+ years of finding strategic solutions to clients’ complex problems, Shinn & Company has merged with top 20 CPA and advisory firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI). The Shinn & Company team joins more than 1,800 CRI professionals currently serving clients across the Southern U.S.

Shinn & Company has offices in Bradenton and Sarasota. The firm provides accounting and auditing, tax compliance and planning, business consulting, and small business accounting services with particular industry expertise delivered to agricultural, education, governmental, nonprofit, construction, and real estate clients.

“Our mission has been to provide clients with exemplary accounting and consulting services with integrity, and the efficiencies and expanded services created by this merger with a regional CPA firm will allow us to continue to deliver on this promise,” said Byron Shinn, Shinn & Company’s managing partner.

“In addition to bringing CRI another vibrant market, the expansion of the Florida Gulf Coast CRI team creates added depth of expertise in industries such as agribusiness, manufacturing, and real estate,” stated Bill Carr, CRI’s chairman, and managing partner.