Jacksonville’s Harbeson, Fletcher & Bateh Joins Top 25 CPA and Advisory Firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI)

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Super-Regional CPA Firm CRI Expands Operations in Northeast Florida

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The CRI-Harbeson, Fletcher & Bateh merger positions CRI to capitalize on the city’s growth. Our super-regional firm’s core industries of focus align perfectly with the area’s key growth sectors: construction, IT, healthcare, and not-for-profit/education.

Jacksonville-based CPA firm Harbeson, Fletcher & Bateh, LLP, has joined top 25 CPA and advisory firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI). The Park Street location now operates under the CRI name and all current personnel join CRI’s team of more than 1300 professionals. Additionally, John Fletcher leads the local operations as partner-in-charge.

“Our name is changing, but this merger will be a seamless transition for our current clients who will still meet with the same local team but also quickly benefit from expanded service offerings, operational efficiencies, and a depth of industry-specific expertise,” stated John Fletcher, managing partner of Harbeson, Fletcher & Bateh. “Additionally, as a part of CRI, our staff has access to first-class, firm-wide training programs plus unlimited opportunities for career advancement across the firm. It’s truly a win-win situation.”

CRI, currently ranked as the 22nd largest accounting firm nationally, operates offices in 22 markets throughout nine states across the South – including nine other Florida markets.

“As Florida’s largest city and one of Forbes magazine’s ‘Best Cities for Jobs 2015,’ Jacksonville is uniquely poised for substantial economic growth,” stated William H. Carr, chairman and managing partner of CRI. “The CRI-Harbeson, Fletcher & Bateh merger positions CRI to capitalize on the city’s growth. Our super-regional firm’s core industries of focus align perfectly with the area’s key growth sectors: construction, IT, healthcare, and not-for-profit/education.”

CRI’s industry specializations include construction companies, manufacturing and distribution companies, healthcare entities, not-for-profit organizations, governmental entities, financial institutions, and insurance companies. The firm also delivers specialized services including business consulting, forensic accounting, IT audit and assurance, SEC compliance, service organization control (SOC) reports, tax, transaction advisory services, and wealth management. To receive CRI news and alerts, text CRI to 66866—or visit our website at http://www.CRIcpa.com.

About Carr Riggs & Ingram, LLC
CRI is located in 22 markets throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. CRI’s industry specializations include construction companies, governmental entities, financial institutions, healthcare entities, insurance companies, not-for-profit organizations, and manufacturing and distribution companies. CRI also offers specialized services including business consulting, forensic accounting, IT audit and assurance, SEC compliance, and tax. Additionally, CRI’s portfolio companies deliver service organization control (SOC) reports, transaction advisory services, and wealth management. CRI is nationally ranked in the top 25 largest accounting firms. For additional information, please visit CRIcpa.com.

About Harbeson, Fletcher & Bateh, LLP
Since 1976, Harbeson, Fletcher & Bateh has provided a broad range of accounting, tax, and advisory services to both businesses and individuals along Florida’s First Coast.

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