Rea named top CPA firm by Inside Public Accounting

NEW PHILADELPHIA – Inside Public Accounting (IPA), a leading public accounting industry publication, recently named Rea & Associates a top CPA firm in the nation. Rea is ranked 99 – up from 104 in 2012 – on IPA’s 2013 IPA 100 list.

“Our firm began as a one-man operation 75 years ago,” said Lee Beall, CPA, the firm’s CEO. “Thanks to the dedication of our team and the loyalty of our clients, we’ve been able to enjoy consistent, sustainable growth. We spend a lot of time and energy focusing on strategic, controlled growth, and we’re honored to be recognized in this way.”

Earlier this year, Rea was ranked 100 on Accounting Today’s 2013 Top 100 Firms list, and was named a top 25 firm in the Great Lakes region on one of the publication’s regional lists.

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