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Maintaining Brand During Strategic Acquisitions

October 17, 2017 GBQ Managing Director Darci Congrove shares what she’s learned about smoothly integrating new acquisitions – and maintaining brand attributes that keep GBQ competitive.

Columbus Business Leader Inducted Into ONU Business Honorary

October 16, 2017 Tom Powers, director of assurance services at GBQ Partners LLC in Columbus, was recently inducted as an honorary member of the Beta Alpha Psi accounting and finance honorary at the Ohio Northern University Dicke College of Business Administration.

6 Ways This Professional Services Company Drives Growth

September 11, 2017 A conversation with Darci Congrove, Managing Director of GBQ Partners, reveals six ways the company drives growth and lives up to the tagline "Entrepreneurial spirit. Independent expertise."

One Of Greater Cincinnati’s Largest Accounting Firms To Relocate Offices

June 23, 2017 GBQ Partners LLC will move its offices from 5086 Wooster Road in Linwood to Cornerstone at Norwood

What It Takes To Be A Security Architect

May 11, 2017 Ever wondered what it takes to be a Security Architect - responsible for the organization's computer security? Check out the article featuring GBQ's security architect Jerod Brennen to learn more.

2017 National Hardware Show American Manufacturing Award Winners Announced

May 11, 2017 As a supporting partner of the National Hardware Show, Made in USA Brand and GBQ Partners sponsored the National Hardware Show American Manufacturing Awards.

In New Political Era, Cincinnati’s Finance Forecast is Cloudy

February 23, 2017 Cincinnati Business Courier speaks to Bill Ernst - one of the leaders of Greater Cincinnati's accounting industry - about what's next on the horizon

Cincinnati adds up to growth for GBQ

February 02, 2017

GBQ appoints director of firm’s business technology services

January 17, 2017

GBQ Receives Credits & Incentives for Growth in Cincinnati

December 05, 2016 GBQ receives REDI Cincinnati tax credit approval from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority Board.

Borowski Joins Class of 2017 for Leadership Columbus

August 31, 2016 Joseph Borowski, Director, Valuation Services, joins the Class of 2017 for Leadership Columbus.

How the Administrative Team Can Help Ensure A Smooth Merger: Planning is the Key

March 09, 2016 INSIDE Public Accounting interviews Darci Congrove, Shaun Powell and Sara Robertson about their experiences through the acquisition and transition process.

GBQ Teaming with ViaVero Staffing Firm to Close Finance Talent Gap

February 22, 2016 GBQ Announces Joint Venture with ViaVero.

Congrove Speaks at Winning is Everything Conference

January 29, 2016 The heads of three CPA firms, EisnerAmper, Grassi & Co., and GBQ, discussed some of the trends they have been seeing in the profession, and the struggles they have experienced at their firms at the Winning Is Everything conference in Las Vegas last week.

Another Cincinnati Accounting Firm Merges

December 31, 2015 Ernst & Rabe, based in the eastern Cincinnati neighborhood of Linwood, will be acquired by Columbus-based GBQ Partners as of Jan. 1.

Congrove Named an Influential Woman to Know

August 25, 2015

Stucke Named Leadership Columbus Class of 2016

August 03, 2015

Congrove Receives Frank Fetch Award

June 29, 2015

Forty Under 40 Profile: ​Sara Robertson

May 29, 2015

GBQ Recognized as a Healthiest Employer in Philadelphia

April 30, 2015

Weary Accountants Finally Put Down Their Pencils

April 16, 2015

Forbes Interviews Matthew Katzeff

March 23, 2015

GBQ Recognized as a Healthiest Employer

March 13, 2015

Matthew Katzeff Quoted in Crains New York Business Article

March 11, 2015 Waiting to sell brings rewards for these firms.

Bechtel, Brenner and Lamphere to Speak at Conway Center

January 20, 2015

BBB Center for Character Ethics® Announces the 2014 Torch Awards for Ethics Recipients

November 07, 2014

Congrove Receives Conway Center’s Director’s Award

November 07, 2014

GBQ Named a Wonderful Workplace for Columbus YPs

September 19, 2014 Utilizing a Zagat-style system, CitYPulse rated businesses in and around Columbus testing them in Coolness (Attraction), Stickiness (Retention), Community Impact, and Growth Opportunities for area young professionals.

Congrove Featured in Public Accounting Report

August 28, 2014 Darci Congrove, Managing Director, was featured in the August issue of Public Accounting Report's Executive Forum.

CPAs Have Flexibility

August 27, 2014 The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants’ "CPAs Have Flexibility" series featured GBQ Tax Manager, Melissa Rager.

Keeping Women on Track

March 20, 2014 The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants honored Women’s History Month by profiling CPAs from different backgrounds who bring their unique perspectives to the profession in Ohio. Managing Director, Darci Congrove was one of the featured CPAs.

Accountants less imaginative? Pshaw

February 07, 2014 Stereotypes aside, there are plenty of CPAs in Central Ohio who know how to put the “fun” in “refund.” Columbus Business First asked a few of them to dispel some of those stereotypes as you prepare for tax season, and their stories might surprise you.

GBQ to Spin Out Redbank Advisors as Independent Consulting Firm

January 29, 2014 Columbus accounting firm GBQ Partners LLC is spinning out its Redbank Advisors consulting subsidiary at the end of February as an independent company.

GBQ Named #1 Best Places to Work

November 15, 2013 GBQ was named a Columbus Business First Best Places to Work!

Hock Published on NACVA’s QuickRead

November 13, 2013 Patent damages require thorough analysis and attention to detail.

GBQ Named Top 200 Accounting Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting

October 18, 2013 GBQ is proud to announce that it has been named an INSIDE Public Accounting Top 200 Accounting Firm in 2013.

Automatic tips charged by restaurants must be reported as wages in ’14

September 12, 2013 The Columbus Dispatch reports that the Internal Revenue Service will begin considering automatic tips as service charges, come Jan. 1.

Smith Published on NACVA’s QuickRead

August 28, 2013

GBQ Named Wonderful Workplace for YPs

June 27, 2013 Utilizing a Zagat-style system, CitYPulse rated businesses in and around Columbus testing them in Coolness (Attraction), Stickiness (Retention), Community Impact, and Growth Opportunities for area young professionals.

Kasich’s Ohio tax plan might hurt small business

February 09, 2013

GBQ Brings Tax Services to Cincinnati Foothold

February 03, 2013

Fiscal cliff 101 – Accountants give advice on payroll changes, tax breaks

January 03, 2013  

Solar firm falls behind on state loan; GBQ being brought in

May 14, 2012

Two accounting firms announce merger

July 11, 2011