ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Porte Brown LLC, www.PorteBrown.com, a Chicagoland accounting firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of LHW & Associates based in Crystal Lake, Illinois. LHW offers specialized services for clients in industries such as mortgage banking, construction, manufacturing, real estate, medical, professional services and various consumer markets. In addition to traditional accounting services, LHW & Associates has an established "Virtual CFO" practice in which the firm offers the full services of a Chief Financial Officer on an as-needed basis giving companies all the benefits of a traditional in-house, full-time CFO in a more cost and time-efficient manner.
LHW & Associates partner Frank J. Lebda, CPA, as well as the other LHW staff joined the Porte Brown team effective Jan. 1, 2014. "Becoming part of the Porte Brown team was an easy decision for us. We have a similar approach to doing business and believe the most important aspect to our success is providing exceptional client service," said Lebda. LHW & Associates will operate under the Porte Brown LLC name and will continue to service clients in their Crystal Lake office.
"We are excited to have the opportunity to grow our practice in the Northwest suburbs," said Joe Gleba, Partner in Charge of the Porte Brown McHenry office. "Our firm has always prided itself as professionals who not only satisfy our client's accounting and tax needs, but professionals that take the time to get to know our clients. By integrating our practice with a firm with the strength and excellent reputation of LHW & Associates, we will enhance our service with more depth of staff and greater resources while continuing to give our clients the on-going, individual attention they've come to expect from Porte Brown."
About Porte Brown
For more than 65 years, Porte Brown LLC has provided accounting services to individuals and businesses throughout Chicago and the suburban areas. Porte Brown specializes in tax planning and preparation services, audit, business valuations, retirement plan administration and consulting. The CPA firm also focuses on technology solutions, providing computer consulting for clients, either by establishing a new network for their operational and accounting needs or working with an existing network with the help of Porte Brown Technology Solutions. Wealth management services provided by Porte Brown Wealth Management LLC.
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