Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI), one of the top 25 accounting firms in the country, has acquired the Oneonta, Alabama-based accountancy Self, Maples & Copeland. The staff and management team will remain in Oneonta and will start operating using the CRI firm brand.
This location joins other Carr, Riggs & Ingram offices in the Birmingham, Enterprise, and Montgomery markets to form the firm’s Alabama practice. CRI also has offices in eight additional states, and now serves a total of 22 markets across the Southern United States.
“Blending Self, Maples & Copeland’s long-term care and data processing services expertise with our existing service lines and team positions CRI as the powerhouse provider of healthcare and IT consulting services across the South,” stated William H. Carr, chairman and managing partner of CRI. “With both of these sectors continuing their trend of rapid growth, we are strategically investing in resources to match the growing need for related specialty services. Adding the Self, Maples & Copeland team and expertise allows us to share best practices and, ultimately, even further strengthen our efficiency of client service delivery.”
Self, Maples & Copeland has provided a broad range of accounting, tax, and advisory services for more than forty years, including specialties that now broaden CRI’s offerings. Specifically, the firm provides data processing services for payroll processing, application hosting, and document management. The firm also delivers a spectrum of specialized services such as Medicare and Medicaid cost reimbursement advisory services, Medicaid and Medicare cost report preparation, and HIPAA consultation to various healthcare providers, many of which are long-term care entities. Their client base includes more than half of the nursing homes in the state of Alabama in addition to approximately 100 facilities located in other states.
CRI specializes in core vertical industries, including construction companies, manufacturing and distribution companies, healthcare entities, not-for-profit organizations, governmental entities, financial institutions, and insurance organizations. The firm also offers specialized services including business consulting, forensic accounting, IT audit and assurance, SEC compliance, service organization control (SOC) reports, tax, transaction advisory services, and wealth management.