Cherry Bekaert LLP

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Cherry Bekaert LLP
Limited Liability Partnership
Industry Professional services
Founded 1947 (1947), Wilmington, North Carolina
Headquarters Richmond, Virginia
Area served
Southeast United States
Key people
Howard J. Kies (Firm Managing Partner & CEO)
Services Audit
Tax
Assurance
Wealth Management
Revenue US$160 million
Number of employees
More than 1,000(2015)
Website cbh.com

Cherry Bekaert LLP (formerly Cherry, Bekaert & Holland L.L.P.) is the second largest certified public accounting firm headquartered in the Southeast United States and the 25th largest in the United States.[1] With offices located in Maryland, Virginia, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina,[2] Cherry Bekaert ranks in the top 30 US accounting firms.[3] Employing nearly 950 professionals, Cherry Bekaert reported revenues of $145 million in 2015.[3]

Cherry Bekaert LLP is a founding member of Baker Tilly International,[4] a network of 149 independent firms in 125 countries worldwide.[5]

History[edit]

Cherry Bekaert Office, Vienna, VA
Cherry Bekaert offices, Vienna, VA.

Cherry Bekaert began in 1947 as a small practice in Wilmington, North Carolina, led by Harry Cherry.[6] Charles Bekaert and William Holland joined the Firm in 1952 and 1953 respectively.[7] The Firm moved into the Richmond, Virginia, area in 1988, eventually relocating the corporate headquarters to Richmond from Charlotte in 1991.[8]

Services[edit]

[2][4][9]

Industries[edit]

[2][4][14]

Cherry Bekaert LLP is divided into twelve industry groups, including:

  • Education[15]
  • Financial Services[16]
  • Government[17]
  • Government Contractors[18]
  • Healthcare[19]
  • Industrial[20]
  • Nonprofits[21]
  • Professional Services[22]
  • Real Estate & Construction[23]
  • Retail & Restaurant[24]
  • Technology and Health & Life Sciences[25]
  • Transportation & Logistics[26]

Firm Accolades[edit]

Cherry Bekaert has been given "Best Places to Work" recognition by job search site Vault.com;[27] Inside Business in Hampton Roads, VA;[28] Triangle Business Journal in Raleigh, NC;[29] and Tampa Bay Business Journal in Tampa Bay, FL.[30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Accounting Today, 2016 Top 100 Firms
  2. ^ a b c Cherry Bekaert LLP Locations
  3. ^ a b Cherry Bekaert named 27th largest accounting firm Archived September 9, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ a b c Hoovers, Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P.
  5. ^ Baker Tilly Official Site
  6. ^ Star News, July 11, 1971 Names that made the news in SENCland
  7. ^ Cherry, Bekaert & Holland Celebrates 60th Anniversary as a Firm Archived July 8, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ Charlotte Observer - September 12, 1991 - 1D BUSINESS, ACCOUNTING FIRM WILL MOVE TO RICHMOND
  9. ^ http://www.cbh.com/services/
  10. ^ http://www.cbh.com/services/assurance-accounting/
  11. ^ http://www.cbh.com/services/advisory-services/
  12. ^ http://www.cbh.com/services/tax-services/
  13. ^ http://www.cbh.com/services/wealth-management/
  14. ^ http://www.cbh.com/industries/
  15. ^ http://www.cbh.com/industries/education/
  16. ^ http://www.cbh.com/industries/financial-services/
  17. ^ http://www.cbh.com/industries/government/
  18. ^ http://www.cbh.com/industries/government-contractors/
  19. ^ http://www.cbh.com/industries/healthcare/
  20. ^ http://www.cbh.com/industries/manufacturing-distribution/
  21. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-12-11. Retrieved 2014-12-10. 
  22. ^ http://www.cbh.com/industries/professional-services/
  23. ^ http://www.cbh.com/industries/real-estate-and-construction/
  24. ^ http://www.cbh.com/industries/retail-restaurants/
  25. ^ http://www.cbh.com/industries/technology-and-life-sciences/
  26. ^ http://www.cbh.com/industries/transportation-logistics/
  27. ^ Cherry Bekaert Ranked Among The Vault's Top 40 Most Prestigious Accounting Firms
  28. ^ CB&H Again Named Among "Top Places to Work" in Virginia Beach by Inside Business
  29. ^ CB&H Again Named Best Place to Work by the Triangle Business Journal
  30. ^ CB&H Named to Tampa Bay Business Journal's 2009 Best Places to Work List

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