October 26, 2017
Davis Kinard & Co, PC will become part of Eide Bailly LLP, a regional certified public accounting and business advisory firm, on Dec. 4.
Davis Kinard & Co will assume the Eide Bailly name and add 11 partners and 80 staff members to the firm. The joining marks Eide Bailly’s debut in Texas, with offices in Abilene, Haskell, Plainview and Seymour.
“We’ve had our sights set on Texas for a while, and Davis Kinard & Co will be a great addition to the Eide Bailly family,” said Eide Bailly Managing Partner/CEO Dave Stende. “Texas fits with our growth strategy to expand west of the Mississippi and gives us a greater presence in banking, government and nonprofit, which are prominent industries for our firm. We are an innovative firm, always looking for better and different ways to serve our clients. We’re excited to be able to bring these services to more businesses in Texas and the surrounding regions.”
Eide Bailly’s robust culture and breadth of services attracted Davis Kinard & Co, said its President/CEO Russell Guthrie.
“We’ll be able to grow with our clients by offering more resources and services like state and local tax, technology, forensics and cyber security. In addition, our staff benefit with greater opportunities to advance their careers through training and specialization,” Guthrie said. “Eide Bailly’s culture mirrors ours so we’ll continue to be active in our communities. We’re looking forward to joining the firm.”
About Eide Bailly LLP
Eide Bailly’s journey began in 1917. By embracing change and focusing on innovative ideas, we’ve grown with our clients to become one of the top 25 accounting firms in the nation. Accounting is about numbers, but our business is about relationships. Talented, down-to-earth people work at Eide Bailly, and we're inspired to deliver outstanding expertise and care to our clients across the nation in the areas of audit, tax, accounting and business advisory services.