Aprio, LLP, a nationally-recognized top 50 CPA-led business advisory firm and CPAsNET, a community of accounting and business consulting firms, announced today a strategic partnership. As part of a five-year agreement, Aprio will provide CPAsNET member firms technical guidance, support and access to a range of more than 20 specialty services including R&D tax credits, state and local tax, cybersecurity and international tax.
The partnership with CPAsNET will extend Aprio expertise and services to the 20 U.S. firms and 120+ international firms within the CPAsNET member group. The alliance enables collaborative growth in a non-competitive environment, ensuring CPAsNET member firms and their clients have trusted advisors readily accessible on all accounting matters.
“As our profession becomes more competitive and client needs become more sophisticated, providing a comprehensive range of services and technical acumen is key to growing and retaining a loyal client base,” said Richard Kopelman, Aprio CEO and Managing Partner. “Today’s announcement builds on Aprio’s commitment to helping CPA firms grow through the partnership program the firm launched in 2018, which currently serves over 60 CPA firms across the United States. The partnership with CPAsNET is another example of how Aprio is providing innovative ways to serve our fellow CPA firms and their clients.”
Led by accounting thought leader Sarah Dobek, CPAsNET strategically selects member firms based on the expertise and business acumen they provide business owners in the geographically exclusive marketplaces they serve. Through its partnership with Aprio, CPAsNET is ensuring their member firms and their clients receive unrivaled industry expertise provided by an internationally respected accounting leader.
“It is evident that Aprio shares the same values and entrepreneurial spirit of our member firms,” said CPAsNET President Sarah Dobek. “Like our community, Aprio is willing to share openly and freely with peer firms. We feel this relationship is a great fit and will help all our member firms deliver critical specialty services clients need today with a high degree of expertise and client satisfaction.”
Aprio is a premier full-service, CPA-led business advisory firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, that advises clients and associates on how to achieve what’s next. Aprio’s associates work as integrated teams across advisory, assurance, tax, outsourced accounting solutions and private client services, bringing the best thinking and personal commitment to each client. Across practices, Aprio brings together proven expertise, deep understanding and strategic foresight for industries including Manufacturing and Distribution; Non-Profit and Education; Professional Services; Real Estate and Construction; Retail, Franchise and Hospitality; and Technology and Biosciences. In 65 years, Aprio has grown to over 550 team members. To serve clients wherever life or business may take them, Aprio’s teams speak more than 30 languages and work with clients in over 40 countries. In addition to its Atlanta headquarters, Aprio also operates in Birmingham, Ala. and Charlotte, Greensboro, Mt. Airy and Asheboro N.C. For more, visit https://www.aprio.com.
CPAsNET is a leading community of independent accounting and business consulting firms that represents more than 100 partners, 300 professional associates and 500 employees. Based on its strategic partnership with Audittrust International, CPAsNET’s global reach represents more than 120 firms in 110 countries all over the world. Member firms are selected based on a number of criteria, including the expertise and business acumen they provide business owners in the geographically exclusive marketplaces they serve. Together, CPAsNET member firms pool their resources to provide their clients with the local, national and international perspective needed to prosper in challenging markets and times. By sharing a collective wealth of resources, member firms are able to compete more effectively and retain more clients. For more, visit https://www.cpasnet.com/.