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Two Texas CPA Firms to Join Forces Next Year

Houston-based firm abip CPAs & Advisors and San Antonio-based firm Brehm, Havel & Co. will merge effective Jan. 1, 2024.

Houston-based accounting and advisory firm abip CPAs & Advisors and San Antonio-based accounting firm Brehm, Havel & Co. will merge effective Jan. 1, 2024.

A regional firm with a national reach, abip has more than 100 professionals in offices based in Houston, San Antonio, New Braunfels, and the Woodlands. Brehm, Havel & Co. has been supporting clients in the San Antonio and greater Texas market since 1980. The firm has a strong reputation for providing high-level, personalized tax and advisory guidance, which will combine with abip’s consultative approach to client service.

The Brehm, Havel & Co. office will remain at the same location, both firms announced.

Scott Irvine

“We are thrilled to merge with Brehm, Havel & Co. Their reputation speaks for itself, on top of believing in common values and a commitment to excellence,” said Scott Irvine, managing partner at abip.

Gene Brehm, founder of Brehm, Havel & Co., said the firm and its staff are excited to have the additional resources abip provides.

“Being part of the combined firm enables us to continue the level of service our clients expect and adds to our depth, with expertise in tax, accounting, and assurance, as well as the additional advisory services that abip provides.”

Gayle Havel, a partner at Brehm, Havel & Co., added, “The vast network and depth we are able to bring to our clients is critical, and we will always put our clients as the top priority.”