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PKF O’Connor Davies and DGC Join Forces

New partnership formalizes relationship with longstanding collaborator, DGC will lead the Firm’s expansion efforts in New England

PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, one of the nation’s largest accounting, tax, and advisory firms, today announced that DGC, LLP (formerly DiCicco, Gulman & Company), an accounting, tax, and advisory firm based in Boston, has joined the Firm. The New England firm, a regional market leader advising businesses and high-net-worth individuals and families, joins the Firm as DGC, a division of PKF O’Connor Davies. The new partnership reflects a formalized effort by the Firm to bolster its advisory services across industries and drive growth in the New England market.

DGC Partners Laurie J. Austin and Donald J. Troy will assume the roles of New England Co-Managing Partners, and David M. Sullivan, Jr. will join the Firm’s Executive Committee.

“We’ve had the pleasure of knowing and working with DGC on numerous occasions over the years, and we’re confident that they are the perfect complement as we grow our advisory services and operational footprint in the critical New England market,” said Kevin J. Keane, Managing Partner at PKF O’Connor Davies. “Through the strong relationships several of our Partners have forged with their DGC counterparts, we’ve seen just how well our expertise and approaches to client service mesh. I am excited about what the future holds for our partnership and the possibilities it presents for enriching our combined service offerings and possibilities for our teams.”

DGC, a team of 200 accounting professionals led by 24 Partners, joins the Firm with a breadth of experience providing private client, business tax, assurance and accounting, and business advisory services. The addition of DGC’s team allows the Firm to expand and enhance its services across key industries, including, high-net-worth families and individuals, architecture and engineering, real estate, technology, professional services, consumer products and retail, health care, hospitality and restaurants, manufacturing and distribution, and not-for-profit organizations. By leveraging its regional standing, DGC is poised to lead the Firm’s efforts throughout New England.

“DGC and PKF O’Connor Davies are by no means strangers, as we’ve shared best practices and industry insights for years. Since our first engagement, our team has been impressed by PKF O’Connor Davies’ work and their commitment to value-driven client service,” said Laurie J. Austin, Managing Partner at DGC. “I look forward to deepening our relationship and enhancing our services to clients as we bring together our teams of talented professionals. I am excited for our clients and our valued team members. Our strong culture and collaborative approach to client service remains at the core of all that we do.”