Great Bend, KS – The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball was recently recognized as one of the top 200 accounting firms in the U.S. by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA). 

Ranking in the top 200 consecutively for six years, the firm rose two spots from 165 in 2019 to 163 this year.  In 2020, firms ranked between 101 and 200 range in size from $20 million to $39.4 million in revenue. 

“This recognition is a direct result of our firm’s growth in serving specialized industries including agriculture, construction, manufacturing, and professional services,” said Brian Staats, CPA, CGMA, managing partner of Adams Brown. “The Adams Brown team’s dedication to our clients, the profession, and our firm made this possible. We’re grateful for the opportunity to serve our clients and communities.”

Founded in 1987, INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) is published by The Platt Group (TPG). The Platt Group publishes the award-winning IPA newsletter every month and the annual IPA National Benchmarking Report. The Platt Group also surveys and publishes annual reports for the accounting profession in Human Resources, Firm Administration and Information Technology.


About Adams,Brown, Beran & Ball

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered provides a wide range of traditional and specialized CPA and consulting services to clients throughout the central 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 numerous office locations throughout Kansas and Arkansas. For more information about Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, please visit