Illinois Accounting Firms Merge

The Illinois accounting firms of Mowery & Schoenfeld and Wolowicki and Associates have merged, the firms have announced. The action was effective Jan. 2, 2014, resulting in a combined CPA firm operating as Mowery & Schoenfeld.

This is Mowery & Schoenfeld's third merger in the last five years; the firm has grown from three employees to 55 in just 17 years.

"We've been fortunate to identify three great merger opportunities in the last five years," said Jeff Mowery, managing partner of Mowery & Schoenfeld.  "With each merger, we've had the opportunity to add incredible talent and clients to our firm.  We are only interested in pursuing opportunities where the culture, clients and staff are a seamless fit into our organization."

"It didn't take us long to realize Mowery & Schoenfeld was a great fit for our employees and our clients," said Jerry Wolowicki, managing partner of Wolowicki and Associates.  "We are excited about our future as one firm."

Mowery & Schoenfeld is a full-service CPA firm located in Lincolnshire, IL.  The 55-person firm works with private businesses and individuals in providing audit, tax, consulting and wealth management services.

Wolowicki and Associates, formerly based in Schaumburg, IL, moved to the Mowery & Schoenfeld offices in Lincolnshire on January 2, 2014.