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Whittlesey Is Now the Largest CT-Based Firm

"When Whittlesey CEO Drew Andrews first started working at the Hartford-based accounting and audit firm back in 1984, there were dozens of small homegrown firms competing in the market.

Today, following years of consolidation capped off in December by CliftonLarsonAllen’s (CLA) absorption of West Hartford-based blumshapiro — which is nearly four times larger than Whittlesey by annual revenue — Andrews said he’s still in a bit of disbelief that his firm is now the largest that remains.

“I’m just surprised that there’s no one left,” said Andrews, whose firm posted $26 million in revenue last year, making it the 158th largest firm in the U.S. and (now) the largest Connecticut-based firm by far, according to recent rankings from Inside Public Accounting and Accounting Today."

Continue reading the full article, originally featured in The Hartford Business Journal. 

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