Long-Standing Vero Beach Accounting Firms Merge

January 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

January 2020


Contact: Messina Shields 
Phone: 772.231.6902 
Email: mshields@kegacpa.com 
Website: www.kegacpa.com 


Meet the KEGA Team 


VERO BEACH, FLA.  — Vero Beach based Colton, Williams & Reamy, LLC and Kmetz, Elwell, Graham & Associates, PLLC (KEGA) are pleased to announce that they have joined forces. “This merger is not a consolidation of two businesses, but an expansion of two like minded companies” explains Michael L. Kmetz, senior partner of KEGA. “We’ll continue to operate from two offices and all staff at both firms will remain in place. We’re expanding our capabilities – providing the resources of a larger firm, while maintaining the warm, personalized care our clients have come to expect over many years” adds Kmetz. 

Front row L-R: Ralph Beach, Reese Brackins, Jim McGuigan, H. James Reamy III Back row L-R: Andy Williams, Brian Elwell, Michael Kmetz, Stephanie Freetly, Patrick Graham 


Andy Williams, Senior Director also commented, “We’re excited about this expansion. The merger with KEGA and its quality team expands our technical depth and expertise, further enabling our clients to navigate through complex tax challenges, for both personal and business concerns.” 


Both firms have each been serving the Vero Beach and surrounding areas for over 30 years. Of note, Andy Williams and Michael Kmetz began their careers together in the early 1980’s and have remained good friends for nearly 40 years. 


The merged firm will be Kmetz, Elwell, Graham & Associates (KEGA) with two locations: 2800 Ocean Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963 and 1575 Indian River Blvd, Suite C-240, Vero Beach, FL 32960. Jim Reamy will be joining Michael Kmetz, Brian Elwell, Patrick Graham and Reese Brackins as a partner at KEGA. The KEGA firm now employs over 30 full-time employees. 


Kmetz, Elwell, Graham & Associates (KEGA) offers a wide variety of income tax reporting and advisory services as well as accounting and financial reporting services for individuals, businesses and estates and trusts. These services include financial and wealth transfer planning, attestation reports and outsourced bookkeeping. 


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If you would like more information on KEGA contact Messina Shields at 772.231.6902, MShields@kegacpa.com or visit www.kegacpa.com