OUM & Co., LLP (OUM), a public accounting and business advisory firm headquartered in San Francisco has joined its practice with WithumSmith+Brown, PC (Withum), a nationally recognized CPA and advisory firm with 15 offices.
OUM’s 11 partners and approximately eighty team members will be added to the Withum roster and will remain at their locations in San Francisco and Carlsbad, CA.
The firms said additional strengths as a result of the merger include financial services, insurance, healthcare, not-for-profit, private equity, real estate, manufacturing, and food and beverage, as well as a “robust menu of client accounting and advisory services”.
Chris Millias, managing partner at OUM, said: “ We are very enthusiastic about joining forces with Withum and believe this union will take us to the next level in client service and career opportunities for OUM team members. For over 45 years, OUM’s continued commitment to providing unmatched service has enhanced the delivery of the quality expertise our clients have come to expect.
“OUM and Withum share a commitment to the highest level of integrity, as well as a nimble, flexible and innovative culture and approach to problem-solving. These factors were instrumental in our decision to unite. At OUM, our values have been the central focus of our business, and they will remain so as we continue to service under the Withum brand.”
Doug Pallotta, newly appointed partner-in-charge, San Francisco and Carlsbad Offices, added: ”Our clients will now have direct access to a larger network of national and international resources, deeper technical expertise and specialized knowledge in additional service areas.
“With over 1,350 team members located around the country, OUM’s existing office locations further amplify Withum’s current West Coast presence.”