Great Bend, KS – Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB) is proud to announce it has won the Leading Edge Alliance (LEA) 2017 Edge award for Internal Technology Innovation.


LEA Global is the second largest global accounting network in the world.  The award was presented at the LEA Global North American Conference in Denver on September 26, 2017. ABBB was recognized for its Live Virtual Streaming initiative that allows employees to attend meetings, presentations, and workshops in real-time from any location as long as they have an internet connection.  The initiative provides significant travel time savings to employees and cost savings to the firm. 


“With nearly 400 miles from our westernmost and easternmost offices, widespread geography is truly something that makes our firm unique and presents challenges when trying to schedule firm-wide trainings and events,” said Brian Staats, CPA, CGMA, managing partner of ABBB.  “We are grateful for our IT team’s dedication to this initiative and commitment to continuously improving our live-streaming capabilities.” 


Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered provides a wide range of traditional and non-traditional CPA and consulting services to clients throughout the United States, including agriculture organizations, construction companies, feed yards, financial institutions, governmental and not-for-profit organizations, manufacturers, medical practices, oil and gas companies, professional service firms, real estate companies and small businesses. Founded in 1945, today the firm maintains 15 office locations throughout Kansas. For more information about Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, visit their website at