WALTERS & ASSOCIATES, CPAS AND BOBBITT, PITTENGER & CO. PA. ANNOUNCE MERGER
Sarasota, FL December 1, 2018 – Walters & Associates, CPAs and Bobbitt, Pittenger & Company, PA today announced the merger of their firms effective December 1, 2018. The combined firm will operate under the name Walters & Associates, CPAs, under the direction of Mr. Doug Walters as Managing Partner, providing audit, tax, accounting, and consulting services for individuals and businesses while serving clients in 35 states. For purposes of financial statement presentation, Bobbitt, Pittenger & Company, PA will retain its prior identity for a reasonable transition period. The firm will maintain offices in Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida, and the former Bobbitt, Pittenger & Company, PA team will continue to operate from Sarasota.
“Walters & Associates, CPAs and Bobbitt, Pittenger & Company, PA have earned a reputation for delivering superior service to a wide range of clients”, Said Doug Walters. “Together as one firm, Walters & Associates, CPAs will serve an expanded client base, deliver a broad suite of audit, tax, accounting, and consulting services, and offer the latest technology platforms to its clients”.
“We are very enthusiastic about the future,” said Kimball Bobbitt, Partner of Bobbitt, Pittenger & Company, PA. “Our goal is to build the best possible accounting team for the long-term. The primary reasons for this merger were to be able to offer expanded resources to our business and individual clients and create a premier Southwest Florida CPA firm”.