Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC (Dean Dorton) has expanded its presence in Kentucky by merging with Barr Anderson & Roberts, PSC (BAR), a long-standing CPA and advisory firm located in Lexington, KY. The merger will be effective January 1, 2016. The combined firm will operate as Dean Dorton.
"The addition of BAR and their team helps us to better serve our growing practice. We are enthusiastic about continuing the high level of service and expertise BAR has provided its notable client base," said David Bundy, President and CEO of Dean Dorton.
"Barr Anderson & Roberts has had tremendous growth throughout the past 39 years since our start as Barr and Taylor in 1976," noted Christopher Anderson, current President and shareholder of Barr Anderson & Roberts."Our clients' needs always come first. With the combination of developing client needs and continuous growth, it was critical for us to find a way to continue providing high-quality service efficiently and effectively while providing clients with additional value through a broader range of specialty capabilities, advice, and solutions. In addition, we want to offer more opportunities for our employees and referral partners who are the backbone of our business."
"The values of BAR, their founders, partners, and team, combined with their culture of being true business advisors to clients make this a great endeavor for Dean Dorton. Joining teams with BAR allows us to continue our firm's long history of providing innovative financial and business strategies to help our clients succeed now and in the future," Bundy added.