November 1, 2012— Smith Marion & Co., LLP announces that they are merging with Streit and Peters CPA, Inc., effective November 1, 2012.  The combined firm will operate as Smith Marion & Co., LLP.

Smith Marion & Co., LLP began its professional practice in 1982. Over the last several years, the company has experienced tremendous growth, and the firm credits their staff of high-quality, committed professionals, who have invested in their training, development and growth, to the success of the company.  The firm also takes pride in the growth of their client base, which has grown mainly from positive client referrals.

According to Firm Administrator, Daniel Gregory, “Streit and Peters CPA, Inc. has exceeded our hopes for a firm we can combine with. Together, we will continue our tradition of offering excellent service, deep expertise, and an environment our clients and associates want to be a part of.”

As a result of the merger, the company will provide its current core services to a larger client base and geographical area. The firm’s fee structure will remain the same. Additionally, the addition of offices in Redlands and Lake Arrowhead will allow for the expansion of the geographical area of the company.

“The merger will allow Smith Marion & Co. LLC to provide a wider array of services, and will increase the depth of services to our clients. Our associates will also benefit from the expansion from the stronger career opportunities that will become available to them,” Gregory commented.