Crowe BGK Grows Its Presence in Ottawa Region With Merger

OTTAWA, Aug. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The accounting firm Crowe BGK LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its accounting practice in Ottawa with Connolly & McNamara Chartered Accountants. This merger will nearly double the size of its Kanata operation to 30 employees and 4 partners.

Crowe BGK began its Kanata operation in 2005 and this merger will grow their existing talent to support its client base. "Our merger with Connolly & McNamara represents the combination of two highly respected firms in the community," sited Brian Kreisman, Managing Partner of Crowe BGK from the Montreal head office. "We share the same purpose of providing the highest quality of service to our clients by attracting top talent and nurturing their expertise with a diverse client portfolio that consists of daily interaction and guidance by our partners."

Connolly & McNamara has enjoyed 25 years of serving individuals and owner managed businesses in and around the City of Ottawa and the Ottawa Valley. Joining Crowe BGK will allow Connolly & McNamara to expand their expertise and depth of service to their clientele. "Our clients' success is at the core of Connolly & McNamara. We have an established connection with Michael McCrann, Managing Partner at the Ottawa division of Crowe BGK, we can confidently offer expanded services to our clients while maintaining the prompt attention with personalized service they have grown accustom to," said Gary Connolly.

The combined practices of Connolly & McNamara and Crowe BGK will operate under Crowe BGK effective August 4, 2015. "We are excited to grow the footprint of Crowe BGK in the Ottawa region. We have had several opportunities to grow our team with other firms; it was only with Connolly & McNamara we felt it was a true extension of our value system – professionalism, service excellence and integrity," added Michael McCrann.

About Crowe BGK LLP

Celebrating 65 years, Crowe BGK LLP ( is a preeminent accounting and advisory services firm in Canada. Crowe BGK uses its deep industry expertise to assist clients in achieving their goals through audit, tax and advisory services. Crowe BGK professionals provide individuals and private company clients with thought leadership in a focused group of industry and service sectors, including Real Estate & Construction, Wholesales & Distribution, Manufacturing, Retail, Gaming & Multimedia, Franchisees / Franchisors Services, Healthcare, Transportation, Technology and Financial Services. With offices in Montreal and Ottawa and more than 100 professionals and staff, Crowe BGK is well-positioned to deliver impeccable service and value to clients throughout Québec and the greater Ottawa area. Crowe BGK LLP serves clients worldwide as an independent and highly integrated member of Crowe Horwath International.



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