New Partnership will Increase Capabilities, Expertise of Columbia-Based Accounting Firm
Columbia-based accounting firm Cardoni Waddell, LLC, today announced its merger with Dembo Jones in a joint effort to expand and increase their levels of service and expertise. As of January 1, 2016, the combined firm will operate under the Dembo Jones name. The strategic merger brings together two organizations with parallel visions of personalized client service, and will strengthen the group's position as a top full-service accounting, auditing, tax and consulting firm in the Baltimore, Washington metropolitan area.
Founded in Columbia in 1999, the CPA firm of Cardoni Waddell, LLC has enjoyed tremendous success in becoming one of the largest firms in Howard County. The association of Ed Waddell and Bob Cardoni was founded on providing proactive accounting, tax and consulting services to their clients with an emphasis on personal service beyond just the numbers. The firm provides services to a multitude of closely held businesses in various sectors, non-profit organizations and tax and financial planning to individuals.
"We have now combined two outstanding firms with an incredible amount of talent that is typically only found in national firms," said Ed Waddell, former managing member of Cardoni Waddell, LLC and current Director and Member of the Executive Committee with Dembo Jones. "This merger will allow us to maintain our position as experts in our field as well as add enhanced services for our current and future clients which will only help us better serve them. Our commitment to the highest quality of service will not change. Our philosophy for servicing our clients has always been 'We are your trusted advisor.’”
Operations will continue in the current location, 8850 Stanford Blvd., Suite 3300, Columbia, Md. 21045.
Dembo Jones was founded in Bethesda in 1954. The firm provides individuals and businesses with a wide range of accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services. "We are pleased to welcome Ed, Bob, Greg and Mike and their staff to Dembo Jones. Both firms have a commitment to technical expertise and client service which will make this merger a win-win for the clients and staff of both firms," said Walter Pennington, Managing Director of Dembo Jones.