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Mauldin & Jenkins Merges in CFO Navigator

The merger of CFO Navigator will expand the Atlanta-based top 65 firm's capabilities within its CAAS practice.

Top 65 accounting firm Mauldin & Jenkins has merged with CFO Navigator, a specialized firm providing tailored financial guidance to growing businesses and nonprofit organizations in the metro-Atlanta area.

The merger of CFO Navigator represents a significant milestone in expanding Mauldin & Jenkins’ capabilities within its client accounting and advisory services (CAAS) practice, according to Hanson Borders, the Atlanta-based accounting firm’s managing partner.

Hanson Borders

“CFO Navigator’s expertise in providing financial guidance complements our mission to deliver comprehensive solutions to our clients,” Borders said. “We look forward to integrating CFO Navigator into our CAAS service offerings to equip clients with a better understanding of their financial data.” 

In addition to the merger, Robert Stephens, founder of CFO Navigator, will join Mauldin & Jenkins to lead the service offering in the firm’s CAAS practice. In his new role, Stephens will lead the firm’s efforts to design and build scalable financial capabilities for its clients, ensuring they have the tools and financial insights needed to achieve their goals. 

“Robert brings a wealth of experience in providing financial guidance for growing businesses and nonprofit organizations,” Borders said. “His leadership will be instrumental in driving the growth of our CAAS practice and strengthening our position as a trusted advisor to growing organizations. With Robert’s expertise, we are confident in our ability to elevate our client services to new heights and drive continued success in our advisory service offerings.” 

Founded in 2009 and based in Marietta, GA, CFO Navigator has built a reputation for guiding organizations beyond traditional bookkeeping, empowering them to use their financial data to actively navigate their businesses. By offering a combination of financial insight and business foresight, CFO Navigator focuses on helping companies that have outgrown their current financial capabilities by designing and offering solutions to help them understand their financial data to make the best decisions for their business. 

“I am beyond excited to have the fractional CFO services developed over the past 15 years be integrated into Mauldin & Jenkins,” Stephens said. “I think combining our two firms makes for a perfect match, both in service offering and culture, and I couldn’t be happier. I’m looking forward to creating even greater value for the companies and nonprofits seeking to navigate the numbers that drive their business.”