Blue & Co. Makes Partial Acquisition of Kentucky Firm

Carmel, Ind.-based IPA 100 firm Blue & Co. LLC (FY20 net revenue of $92.3 million) is bringing on partners M. Kristin Steudle and Joe Stuedle and their team from Stuedle Spears & Company PSC of Louisville, Ky.

“Blue & Co. is always looking for opportunities to grow our organization with like-minded professionals that share our firm values of responsive, caring and advocates,” says MP Brad Shaw. “Kristin and Joe bring deep relationships within the Louisville community and a strong passion for serving their clients.”

The Stuedles have more than 75 years of combined public accounting experience as tax consultants. At Steudle Spears, they and their team provide consulting and tax compliance services to pass-through entities, trusts and individuals.

“For me, the connection with Blue was instant when we shared our beliefs on how clients should be treated, and from there I knew we could make this work,” says Kristin Stuedle, “My clients will hopefully see more timely results and communication, as well as benefit from additional value-added services that Blue can offer.”

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