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Accounting Firms Merge

Summers, Spencer & Company, P.A., Certified Public Accountants announced that Douthett & Co., CPA, P.A. of Topeka, KS joined the firm on November 1, 2015. Douthett & Co., CPA, P.A. provides accounting, tax and business consulting services to closely held businesses in a variety of industries, as well as to high-net worth individuals throughout Kansas and the region. Douthett and his staff will serve clients from the Summers, Spencer & Company office at 5825 SW 29th in Topeka.

“Joining our teams facilitates growth for both of our firms. We are committed to retaining our valued reputation as having the expertise of a national firm and the responsiveness of a local firm,” said Gary R. Summers, CPA, of Summers, Spencer & Company, P.A.

“While we are very proud of the more than thirty-year history of our firm, we also recognized that the next step for our team and clients was to merge with a firm of comparable quality that would enable us to expand services to our clients,” Stuart Douthett, CPA of Douthett & Co., CPA, P.A said in a statement. “Summers, Spencer & Company shares our philosophy of helping our clients grow and succeed, and the merger will broaden and deepen our existing industry specializations, enabling us to offer more comprehensive business advice tailored to our clients.”

The combined firm employs 65 people with offices in Topeka, Lenexa, Lawrence and Meriden, Kansas. Summers, Spencer & Company, P.A. will have deep industry expertise for servicing their dedicated client bases in the Kansas and regional marketplace including commercial businesses, manufacturing and distribution, agriculture business, not-for-profit organizations, financial services, and high net worth individuals.


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