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By Korby Boswell [email protected]

Wichita, KS – For the fourth consecutive year, Adams Brown has been named to Accounting Today’s annual ranking of the best companies in the Midwest. In addition, the firm was added to the list of firms to watch, a new honor this year.

“Business owners in the communities we serve and beyond are looking for customized solutions to help them achieve their goals,” said Brian Staats, CPA, CGMA, Managing Partner. “This recognition is the result of working to bring them the services they need, particularly in the targeted industries we serve. Most importantly, we remain focused on cultivating a rewarding work environment that empowers our team to deliver top-notch customer service. It’s an exciting team to be part of Adams Brown’s team!

Adams Brown’s growth rate is attributed to the acquisition of Wichita-based Fortner & Short, LLC in November 2021 and the acquisition of Overland-Park-based Kane, Mitchell & Co., LLC in December 2021. The company has also pivoted to provide new accounting, consulting and advisory services to business owners to help them maximize federal COVID-19 relief programs, including PPP and business credit. employee retention tax (ERTC).

Based in Wichita, Adams Brown is one of 28 companies included as regional leaders in a territory that includes Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.

Adams Brown, Strategic Allies and CPAs, provides a wide range of traditional and specialized CPA and advisory services to clients nationwide. The company has specialized teams focused on the agriculture, construction, manufacturing, dentists and doctors, government, oil and gas and catering sectors, in addition to family businesses. tightly held. Founded in 1945, the company today has numerous offices throughout the central United States. For more information about Adams Brown, please visit