Accounting Firm Merges Offices in Columbus and Seymour with Kemper CPA Group

November 20, 2020:  Agresta, Storms & O’Leary, PC (ASO) recently announced they have merged with the Columbus and Seymour offices of Evansville-based Kemper CPA Group.  As a result of this acquisition, the Columbus office of ASO will move from its current location to the Kemper offices on Washington Street in downtown Columbus around January 1, 2021.  It is anticipated that all employees of the two Kemper offices will join the staff of ASO at that time.

“We are excited for the opportunity to add these offices as this acquisition supports ASO’s strategic growth plan,” said Shawn Storms, partner at ASO.  “Acquiring these locations will allow our firm to be in a better position to provide a broad suite of tax, accounting, and business consulting services to companies throughout South Central Indiana.  We believe this acquisition will make us stronger and ensure our clients have access to more capabilities, capacity, and resources.”

Through this acquisition, ASO clients in Bartholomew County and Jackson County will continue to have access to a deep bench of knowledgeable professionals who can provide comprehensive tax, assurance, and business consulting services for a holistic financial experience.   ASO has established a strong reputation among those industries served by the firm. Specifically, the firm is well-established in providing its services to a variety of entrepreneurial clients in various industries, including manufacturing, construction, wholesale, and services as well as non-profits, churches, and other for-profit businesses.

“To clients, this transition should feel seamless,” commented Rita Wilder, a partner at Agresta, Storms & O’Leary.  “For the Kemper staff, joining ASO opens doors to continue creating inspired careers across new industries, services, and geographies.  Welcoming the Kemper team members broadens our Bartholomew County presence and opens our services to Jackson County and the Seymour area.” 

“The addition of these two locations enhances our South Central Indiana operations with a strong commitment to client service, talented staff, and a culture that matches our own dedication to being a firm of choice for clients and staff,” added Storms. “We look forward to strengthening our existing relationships and building new ones.”
Founded in 2009, Agresta, Storms & O’Leary PC is a full-service accounting firm with offices in Indianapolis, Martinsville, Batesville, Greensburg, Columbus, and Seymour offering assurance, tax, and business consulting services, including bank and finance consulting, mergers and acquisitions assistance, cost management and budgeting consulting, and HUD consulting.  

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