ParenteBeard, a Baker Tilly International
member firm, and McCrory & McDowell have merged.

McCrory & McDowell, based in Pittsburgh
brings 11 partners and 70 team members to the combined practice,
which will be known as ParenteBeard. It provides a full range of
services including audit, accounting, tax and consulting to large
and small companies.

Additionally, McCrory & McDowell
specialises in providing consulting services to non-profit
organisations including strategic planning and executive

 “The merger will make us larger and more
diverse while expanding our established presence in Pittsburgh.
We’ll be able to offer tremendous options for all size businesses
seeking comprehensive accounting and advisory solutions. Expanded
service offerings, within the region and beyond, will allow our
clients and employees to thrive and grow,” McCrory & McDowell
founding partner Ken McCrory said.

McCrory & McDowell founding partner Mike
McDowell said he is confident of a seamless “transition as both
firms share the same values, culture and commitment to quality