INSIDE Public Accounting Recognizes Rea & Associates As Top 100 CPA Firm

Regional Firm Ranks 97th On Nationally Acclaimed List, Eyes Continued Growth

New Philadelphia, Ohio – Rea & Associates, a regional CPA and business consulting firm headquartered in New Philadelphia, Ohio, maintained a place on the annual ranking list published by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA), a leading public accounting industry publication published by The Platt Group. Holding steady this year, Rea once again earned the 97th spot on the 2018 Top 100 CPA Firms list.

IPA’s rankings are based on survey and analysis results gathered from more than 500 firms across the nation. Results are compiled and used to measure the overall health, future opportunities and challenges of the accounting profession.

“There are more than 40,000 accounting firms in the United States. For Rea & Associates to have a place in the top 100 is an outstanding accomplishment,” said Don McIntosh, CPA, Rea’s CEO. “Rea is growing in new and exciting ways and as we continue to roll out new client-focused initiatives, like our enhanced SALT consulting services, I’m sure our progress will continue to impact our position on IPA’s annual list.”

In addition to securing a spot on IPA’s 2018 list, the firm was named to Accounting Today’s Top 100 Firms list earlier this year. The publication also recognized Rea as the 16th largest firm in the Great Lakes Region, which includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. Furthermore, the firm recently earned its CEFEX certification, making it one of only 48 firms certified by the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence as adhering to the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries Standard of Practice for Retirement Plan Service Providers in the country. Additionally, the firm earned a place on The Plain Dealer’s Northeast Ohio 2018 Top Workplaces list.

The professionals at Rea specialize in providing individuals, landowners and businesses, government entities and not-for-profit organizations with solutions to their accounting, tax and other business-related challenges. The firm provides expertise in accounting, audit, benefit plan design and administration, business valuation, succession planning, litigation support, profit enhancement, fraud detection and tax services. Learn more about Rea & Associates at www.reacpa.com.