GBQ is proud to announce it has earned the recognition of being named an INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) Best of the Best Firm, a prestigious accolade designed to honor 50 of the country’s highest-performing CPA firms. GBQ is one of only 19 firms to make the list for the last three years in a row.

GBQ Managing Director Darci Congrove shared, “GBQ is proud to be recognized amongst so many firms that we admire. We were able to achieve this honor for the third year in a row because we work with great clients who inspire our team to do their best work.” Recently, GBQ debuted among the IPA Top 100 list of firms ranging in size from $20 million to $43 million. GBQ ranked among the Top 200 from 2010-2021.

The right combination of planning, strategy and execution distinguishes the Best of the Best from among nearly 600 firms that participated in the IPA’s 32nd Annual Survey and Analysis of Firms. Ranked on more than 50 metrics and ranging in size from 26 employees to nearly 5,400, the list of top performers within the profession produce superior results while planning for long-term sustainability and growth.

“Managing and leading through an ever-changing environment while achieving best-in-class results is an accomplishment worth celebrating,” says Mike Platt, principal with INSIDE Public Accounting. “Despite economic challenges and staffing shortages, this year’s class of Best of the Best firms continue to shine and excel, leading by example and showing others what is possible.”

This is GBQ’s 11th appearance on the IPA Best of the Best list: 2000-2001, 2004, 2010-2013, 2016, 2020-2022. To view the list of firms in its entirety, click here.


About GBQ

At GBQ, our purpose is clear: we empower growth; growth of our people, our communities and our clients’ businesses. A top tax, accounting and consulting firm for 69 years, we’re driven by the outcomes that we know can change the lives of those we work with and for. We’ve learned that this is what matters most to our stakeholders. It is this purpose that drives and inspires us every day. It’s why we exist.

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