Dent K. Burk Associates, P.C. and Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C. are pleased to announce the joining of their firms with the accounting firm of Brown, Edwards & Company, L.L.P. effective November 1, 2015.

With this union, Brown Edwards will have nearly 300 associates in nine offices located in Roanoke, Blacksburg, Bristol, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, and Wytheville, Virginia; Charleston and Bluefield, West Virginia; and Kingsport, Tennessee.  Brown Edwards provides accounting services to a diverse clientele base and over the years has developed specialized services in construction, health care, banking, and higher education.  With these mergers, the firm adds automobile dealerships to its mix of specialized services.

"These mergers position us to provide a greater depth of expertise and resources to serve the needs of our clients and strengthen Brown Edwards' position as the largest independent certified public accounting firm in our geographic footprint.  But more importantly, we are adding well respected partners and staff whom we have worked with over many years.  All of us have a similar client centric approach to helping our clients achieve their goals.  Our merger simply brings more resources to the table to accomplish that goal," says Brown Edwards Managing Partner, Don Pellillo.

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