West Virginia Firms Combine

Grigoraci, Paterno & Associates of Charleston, W.V., with about 14 employees, and Hayflich & Steinberg, of Huntington, W.V., with about 30 employees, have merged. The new entity is named Hayflich Grigoraci Professional LLC.

“Both firms offer the same level of personalized service and professionalism,” Hayflich & Steinberg MP John LaFear and Grigoraci, Paterno & Associates CEO Victor Grigoraci wrote in a letter to clients. “Because of this consolidation, the newly combined firm will have access to a larger pool of technical skills in tax and accounting services, as well as business management, and financial and consulting services.”

Both firms were independent members of BDO Seidman Alliance prior to the merger. The combined firm, which will continue in the same locations, also is a member of the alliance.