Great Bend, KS - Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB) has debuted on INSIDE Public Accounting's (IPA) sixth annual ranking of the Nation's Top 200 Accounting Firms. The firm ranks 185 in this year's Top 200 list. In addition, ABBB was named as one of the ten IPA 200 Fastest-Growing firms.

"With more than 500 firms participating in the IPA's annual Survey and Analysis of Firms this year, along with many CPA firm associations contributing to the search to identify the IPA 200, this prestigious group joins the IPA 200 as the definitive ranking of the nation's largest public accounting firms," says Kelly Platt, principal of The Platt Group, the publisher of IPA.

For the most recent fiscal year, IPA 200 firms range in size from $15 million to $32.4 million, and from 58 to 235 staff. These firms employ more than 11,600 staff across the nation, down 3% from last year.

"Our firm is constantly growing due to our loyal client base and our exceptional team," said Brian Staats, CPA, managing partner at Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball.  "We are honored to be recognized by INSIDE Public Accounting for our performance as one of this year's top 200 firms." 

INSIDE Public Accounting, founded in 1987, is published by The Platt Group. The Platt Group publishes both the award-winning INSIDE Public Accounting newsletter and the award-winning National Benchmarking Report. The Platt Group also consults with firms to help them become more successful. The Platt Group works with managing partners, CFOs and thought leaders across the nation to provide practical ideas, benchmarking data and information to take firms to the next level of improvement.

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered provides a wide range of traditional and non-traditional CPA and consulting services to clients throughout Kansas, including agriculture organizations, construction companies, feed yards, financial institutions, governmental and not-for-profit organizations, manufacturers, medical practices, oil and gas companies, professional service firms, real estate companies and small businesses. Founded in 1945, today the firm maintains 13 office locations throughout the state. For more information about Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, please visit