Philadelphia-based ParenteBeard LLC (FY09 net revenue of $171.4 million) acquired Pittsburgh-based McCrory & McDowell. The combination expands the firm’s Pittsburgh presence; M&M brings 11 partners and 70 staff to the combined practice.
PB also launched a sustainability practice to assist clients create and further green initiatives. PB will work with clients to create sustainability and corporate social responsibility reports. Cynthia Wollman joins the firm to lead the practice following her previous role as vice president of new business development at CRW Graphics, where she implemented sustainability strategies.
“Clients are interested in improving the value they offer customers and increasing revenue and profit through sustainability,” Wollman said in a statement.