Collins Barrow Wellington-Dufferin District merges with Guelph firm

ELORA, ON, July 28, 2016 /CNW/ - On September 1, 2016, Collins Barrow Wellington-Dufferin District will merge with Guelph's Bairstow, Smart & Smith LLP, forming a new firm called Collins Barrow Guelph Wellington Dufferin. Edward (Ted) L. Smith and Sara B. Detweiler will be joining the merged firm as partners, while Bairstow, Smart & Smith LLP partner D. Andrew (Andy) Smart will join as principal.

"At Bairstow, Smart & Smith LLP, we have always been dedicated to superior client service," Andy explains. "This merger allows us to continue providing our clients with the highest quality professional service and guidance, while also offering them the added benefit of the diverse and specialized skills of the audit, tax and advisory experts at Collins Barrow Wellington-Dufferin District."

"Bairstow, Smart & Smith LLP is known for providing exceptional service in keeping with Collins Barrow's dedication to excellence," said CB Wellington-Dufferin District partner Dennis Zinger. "Now they will offer our clients value-added new specialties as well."

SOURCE Collins Barrow National Cooperative Incorporated

Image with caption: "Left to right - Andy Smart, Partner, Bairstow, Smart & Smith LLP; Dennis Zinger, Partner, Collins Barrow Wellington-Dufferin District (CNW Group/Collins Barrow National Cooperative Incorporated)". Image available at:

For further information: Dennis Zinger, Partner, Collins Barrow Wellington-Dufferin District,, 519.846.5315; Andy Smart, Partner, Bairstow, Smart & Smith LLP,, 519-822-7670 ext. 122; Abigail Gamble, Media Relations, Akcessia | Mayk Ideas,, 647.727.3584;,


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