BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- We are proud to announce today the merger of Viridian Advisors and Rieke & Company, P.S. in Woodinville, WA.
"For Viridian, it's not a race to scale, it's a race to quality. That's what makes the merger with Rieke so exciting," said Adriel Tam, CEO of Viridian Advisors. "We believe our clients are best served when they receive the best advice from passionate people."
"I am delighted to make this announcement. When looking to the future, you want to make sure your clients receive the quality and care they deserve. With Viridian, there was no question as to what our next move would be. Our combined firms offer significant skills, staff, and capabilities that will benefit all of our clients and employees," said Chris Rieke, President of Rieke & Company, P.S.
Rieke, founder and shareholder of the firm will continue to work with Viridian and his clients as he eases into retirement. Joe Erickson, Viridian's Tax Manager and Shareholder will lead the integration and transition of clients and staff into the merged firm.
Reike and his firm have been providing services to individuals, businesses, and entities for over 35 years. He began his career at Deloitte & Touche in 1984. Seized with the entrepreneurial spirit, Chris formed his first independent CPA practice in 1992 with his partners and has been helping clients of all sizes and complexity since then.
Viridian Advisors is an independent firm providing comprehensive financial planning, tax planning & preparation, and investment management services to closely held businesses, families, and individuals.