Phoenix, Arizona-based Dennis, Schmich & Co.,
Ltd. (DSCO) combined with Wallace, Plese + Dreher (WP+D). Founded
in 1947, DSCO provides individual, estate and trust, and corporate tax
services, audits, reviews, compilations, accounting, and consulting. All four
partners, Murray P. Mindlin, CPA, J.D., L.L.M., Hilarie H. Pierce, CPA, Steven
F. Buel, CPA, and Nikki M. Kuretich, CPA, joined WP+D. With the
combination and expanded growth, WP+D opened a second office in Scottsdale.
“Our new partners bring
considerable business experience, client service, and technical expertise
to the Firm,” said Mark Dreher, WP+D’s Managing Partner. “For several years,
DSCO conducted an extensive search for a firm that shared their values,
dedication to client service, and common vision. We decided our combined firms
created long-term advantages and expanded capabilities for our clients.
Our combination with DSCO builds a stronger Firm culture, offers consistent
client-service, and maintains a solid organizational structure.”