Aprio Welcomes Gomerdinger & Associates in Strategic Combination

June 20, 2023

Fastest-growing firm expands national footprint with Colorado based firm

ATLANTA / DENVER – Aprio, LLP, the No. 1 Fastest-Growing Accounting Firm in the U.S., announced today that Colorado-based Gomerdinger & Associates, LLC will merge with the firm. Tax lead Partner Cindy Gomerdinger and 12+ team members will join Aprio effective July 1, 2023.

The strategic combination with Gomerdinger & Associates will enhance Aprio’s expansion with new market presence in Colorado, while building out national segments in real estate, government contracting, professional services, manufacturing, construction, and technology. The transaction also strengthens Aprio’s ability to provide an expanded range of services to Gomerdinger & Associates’ clients including digital transformation and cybersecurity, blockchain accounting, international tax and wealth management. The transaction marks another significant milestone in support of Aprio’s growth strategy, and it’s dynamic and inclusive culture as the firm continues to attract top talent, foster innovation and support community engagement through a client-centric approach.

“Denver is a market with a lot of opportunity and a city we have been pursuing for a long time – we’re excited to take the next step in our growth and expansion with a like-minded firm that is just as passionate for what’s next,” said Richard Kopelman, CEO and Managing Partner at Aprio. “This expansion is a key market for Aprio and serves as a major gateway to the West, and we’re looking forward to building on the strong foundation Cindy and her team have established.”

Gomerdinger & Associates offers a wide range of services to individual and business clients spanning financial advisory, tax and assurance. The Denver office will become part of Aprio’s West region, led by Tom Neff, West Coast Regional Leader. Aprio anticipates further expansion into additional markets as Denver becomes a major Aprio hub.  

“We are excited to join forces with Aprio and bring our expertise to a wider range of clients,” said Cindy Gomerdinger. “This partnership presents an excellent opportunity to combine our strengths and provide even greater value to businesses in Colorado, while benefiting from Aprio’s vast resources and global reach.”

Since 2017, Aprio has grown to be the fastest growing accounting firm through expanded services and capabilities and has completed more than 20 strategic mergers and acquisitions in the last five years, including Aronson, Tobin & Collins, Squire + Lemkin, LBA Haynes Strand, Leaf Saltzman, RINA and Tarlow and Company. The firm is regularly awarded top workplace awards nationally and regionally across the U.S, and earned a 2023 Top Workplaces USA Award and received recognition on Vault’s Top Accounting 25 list, which ranks the best accounting firms to work for in 2023.

For more information about Aprio, visit www.aprio.com.


About Aprio:

Aprio is a premier, full-service business advisory and certified public accounting firm that advises clients and associates on how to achieve what’s next. Aprio’s associates work as integrated teams across advisory, audit, tax, outsourcing, talent solutions and private client services, bringing the best thinking and personal commitment to each client. Across practices, Aprio brings together proven expertise, deep understanding and strategic foresight for industries including Manufacturing and Distribution; Non-Profit and Education; Professional Services; Real Estate; Construction; Retail, Franchise and Hospitality; Government Contracting, and Technology and Blockchain. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Aprio has grown to over 1,700 team members. To serve clients wherever life or business may take them, Aprio’s teams speak more than 35 languages and work with clients in over 50 countries. For more, visit https://www.aprio.com/.

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