Richard Avellone, LLC and Podraza CPA Merge to Form Avellone, Podraza & Lamy, PLLC

Avellone, Podraza & Lamy, PLLCRichard Avellone, CPA announced that his firm would be merging with Podraza CPA, PLLC to form Avellone, Podraza & Lamy, PLLC.  The merger will allow the combined entity to offer a significantly expanded service line and positions the firm for substantial growth.

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 7, 2015 – Richard Avellone, CPA, announced that his firm would be merging with Podraza CPA, PLLC to form Avellone, Podraza & Lamy, PLLC.  The merger will allow the combined entity to offer a significantly expanded service line which will include basic services such as bookkeeping, payroll, income tax and financial statement preparation, as well as more advanced services such as reviews, audits, business valuations, litigation support, financial modeling and forecasting, loan packaging and tax representation.

Richard Avellone will be the firm’s managing partner.  Mr. Avellone is a third generation CPA who has been working in public accounting for more than 40 years.  Richard worked with two international firms before starting his own practice that eventually became one of the largest firms in the state of Arizona.  Richard’s previous experience working with world class consulting firms, as well as, his successful track record of growth through mergers and acquisitions will allow Avellone, Podraza and Lamy, PLLC to quickly become one of the leading firms in the Phoenix market.

Benjamin Podraza is a second generation CPA financial planner that has spent more then 20 years in public practice.  Mr. Podraza specializes in tax and business consulting services and currently sits on the tax steering, tax legislative and IT steering committees at the Arizona Society of CPAs.  He has been designated a CPA Ambassador by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and frequently publishes articles on topics such as practice management, accounting and tax legislative trends and financial management.

LeVon Lamy will round out the partnership’s leadership team with 15 years of increasingly complex tax and accounting experience.  Earlier in his career Mr. Lamy managed a team of 20 local accountants and played an intricate role in establishing and managing an international office.  His intricate knowledge of tax and accounting, combined with his extensive practice management experience will play an invaluable role as the firm continues to expand.

The merger is expected to be completed by December 1, 2015 and the firm’s offices will be centrally located at 6520 N. 7th Street, Suite 230, Phoenix AZ  85014.  Drop off locations will also be available in the Biltmore Phoenix and Old Town Scottsdale areas.

About Avellone, Podraza & Lamy

Avellone, Podraza & Lamy is a boutique certified public accounting firm located in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona.  The firm provides a broad range of tax and accounting services for business owners, executives and independent professionals.  Business services include business tax planning and preparation services, developing accounting procedures and internal control systems, financial modeling and forecasting, business planning and coaching, as well as, fundamental services such as bookkeeping, accounting and payroll. Individual services include tax, estate, retirement, investment and insurance planning, as well as, tax preparation services. For more information, contact Avellone, Podraza & Lamy at 602-944-5511 or visit their website at http://www.phxtax.com.

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