Berberich Trahan & Co., P.A. (BT&Co.) has acquired the Topeka office location of CBIZ MHM, LLC and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (CBIZ MHM) effective January 1, 2019.
"For 105 years, Berberich Trahan has offered exceptional service to clients in eastern Kansas," said Karen Linn, BT&Co. managing director. "We are excited to grow the business with the CBIZ employees and clients by exploring new opportunities with a continued focus on service and commitment."
As a result of the acquisition, BT&Co. will have more than 50 employees to provide an array of accounting services and technical expertise to clients. With its expanded presence in the region, BT&Co. will operate out of both Topeka office locations until the fall of 2019, when the business will relocate to a new office that will accommodate the combined team. The new business will operate under the name Berberich Trahan & Co., P.A.
Founded in 1913, BT&Co. is one of the leading local accounting firms in eastern Kansas. For over a century, BT&Co. has provided audit, tax, general accounting, and consulting services, specializing in local governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, and employee benefit plans in its audit services and nonprofit and for-profit entities in its tax, general accounting, and consulting services. Since 1998, BT&Co. has been formally associated with the world’s fifth-largest accounting firm, RSM US LLP, as a member of the RSM US Alliance.
The CBIZ MHM Topeka office served the region for 40 years and, as BT&Co., will continue to provide audit, tax, general accounting, and consulting services, specializing in the real estate, construction, nonprofit, and health care industries. Chris Spurio, President of CBIZ Financial Services, stated, “We are pleased to have found the right fit to serve the needs of our Topeka staff and clients.”