Smith & Gesteland LLP joins HLB International as part of the HLB USA Network

The S&G professional team, headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, has been serving businesses and individuals in Southern Wisconsin since 1948. The firm provides accounting, audit, tax and consulting services with special expertise in profit enhancement, R&D tax, cost segregation and M&A. They serve clients in Manufacturing/supply chain, construction, high-tech, and non-profit. They have a large practice serving family-owned enterprises.
S&G (an Inside Public Accounting Top 200 firm) adds 18 partners and over 100 staff to HLB’s resources in the US.
This addition further strengthens HLB’s presence in the US. Collectively the HLB USA network has 57 offices served by 458 partners and 2,737 staff.
“The addition of S&G strengthens the US network and broadens the geographic coverage in this important location. We continue to explore growth opportunities with other prospective firms in key markets,” said Richard DeRienzo, Chairman of HLB USA, Inc.
Bill Pellino, Managing Partner of S&G, stated “A crucial part of our on-going development is our firm’s active participation in a major international group. We are delighted to become members of HLB, which complements our existing international service line by providing a strong global dimension to our activities, and helps to raise our profile in key overseas markets as well as our local business community.”
Rob Tautges, HLB’s International Chief Executive stated “This appointment is significant in that the firm is keen to actively develop international connections on behalf of its clients, which strengthens further HLB International’s network.”
S&G has an extensive client base with international business activity and has already referred assignments to HLB members in several regions.
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