Crowe Strengthens Texas Presence with Acquisition of Belt Harris Pechacek

Chicago-based IPA top 100 firm Crowe (FY23 net revenue of $1.3 billion) announces an agreement with Belt Harris Pechacek (BHP), which has three offices in Texas. Under this agreement, the BHP team will integrate into Crowe, bolstering the firm’s government and public sector footprint.

Wendy Cama, MP of audit and assurance at Crowe, commented on the collaboration. “BHP is a well-respected firm in the Texas market, renowned for its dedicated service to the public sector. At Crowe, we are committed to ambitious growth plans, including expansion in key markets such as Texas. Our decisions are grounded in our core values of care, trust, courage and stewardship.”

Robert Belt, MP of Belt Harris Pechacek, added, “Since our firm’s inception, BHP’s mission has been to excel in auditing local governments across Texas. Crowe’s stellar reputation as a market leader means our existing clients will benefit from a broader range of professional services. We recognized Crowe’s unparalleled commitment to developing talent, providing an environment for our team to thrive and realize their full potential.”

Allan D. Koltin, CEO of Koltin Consulting Group, who advised both firms on the transaction commented, “BHP is one of the preeminent governmental audit firms in the state of Texas and was sought after by many acquirers. They chose Crowe because of their outstanding reputation and additional resources that they can provide to BHP’s clients. The deal will also provide great growth opportunities to BHP’s associates and accelerate their career paths.”

Through this strategic partnership, Crowe aims to continue delivering exceptional value to its clients and driving positive outcomes for communities across Texas.


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