Effective November 1, 2016, Dennis, Schmich & Co., Ltd. (DSCO) combined with Wallace, Plese + Dreher. Founded in 1947, DSCO provides individual, estate and trust, and corporate tax services, audits, reviews, compilations, accounting, and consulting. All four partners, Murray P. Mindlin, CPA, J.D., L.L.M., Hilarie H. Pierce, CPA, Steven F. Buel, CPA, and Nikki M. Kuretich, CPA, joined WP+D. The partners will continue operating from their Phoenix office, 3829 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85012, until December 1, 2016.
On December 1, 2016, Murray, Hilarie, and Nikki will move into WP+D’s new office at 8665 E. Hartford Drive, Suite 115, Scottsdale, AZ 85255. Steve will move to 500 N. Juniper Drive, Suite 275, Chandler, AZ 85226, and meet with clients in Chandler and Scottsdale.
“Our new partners bring considerable business experience, client service, and technical expertise to the Firm,” said Mark Dreher, WP+D’s Managing Partner. “For several years, DSCO conducted an extensive search for a firm that shared their values, dedication to client service, and common vision. We decided our combined firms created long-term advantages and expanded capabilities for our clients. Our combination with DSCO builds a stronger Firm culture, offers consistent client-service, and maintains a solid organizational structure.”