Accounting firms TGM Group LLC based in Salisbury, Md. and Anthony Walter Duncan LLP (AWD) based in Easton, Md. announce the merger of their two firms effective November 1, 2015. The merger will form one of the larger accounting firms on Delmarva. The result of the merger will provide more resources and expanded audit, tax and accounting capabilities to current and future clients throughout the Eastern Shore. The merged firm will operate as TGM Group LLC.
AWD originated in 1973 as a division of Anthony Company. With the addition of Craig Walter in 1993 and Corey Duncan in 1999 as equity partners, the current firm was formed. With their office located in Easton, Md., AWD offers tax, accounting and consulting services. AWD’s professionals will remain on staff and continue with their current positions at the Easton office.
AWD Managing Partner Corey Duncan, CPA, said this news is a step forward for both firms. “The staff at AWD is extremely excited to be joining forces with such a reputable firm as TGM Group LLC. We have had a great working relationship for years and I’m excited to see what we can accomplish together,” Duncan continued. “Merging with TGM Group LLC will bring greater knowledge, resources and additional industry insight and experience for our associates and clients. We look forward to what the future holds.”
TGM Group LLC is a full service CPA firm that provides corporate and personal tax, auditing, accounting and financial consulting services. The firm will maintain its existing staff and its office in Salisbury, Md.
“Bringing our two firms together will enhance our mission to bring personalized, value-added services to all our clients,” said Herb Geary, CPA and managing partner of TGM Group LLC. “We are constantly growing as a firm bringing a new level of knowledge and expertise to the work we do. We feel AWD shares our dedication to an exceptional standard of service which is the priority at TGM Group LLC and I’m confident this combination will bring positive changes for both firms and our combined family of clients.” Tom Trice, one of the founding partners of TGM Group LLC, expressed his support for the merger, saying “this was a merger of like-minded cultures and complementary areas of expertise.”
For more information about TGM Group LLC, visit www.tgmgroupllc.com or call the Salisbury office at 410.742.1328 or the Easton office at 410.822.4008.
About TGM Group LLC
TGM Group LLC is a full-service certified public accounting firm that provides accounting, auditing, tax advisory, attestation, retirement and estate planning, business and financial consulting, SEC public company financial reporting, business valuation, and fraud investigative services. Originating in 1993 as Trice & Geary, the firm changed its name to TGM Group LLC in 2009 after the addition of several partners. After the merger, TGM Group LLC will have offices in both Salisbury and Easton, Md.