The Whitlock Co. officials announced this morning the firm purchased Jack E. Weimer CPA PC.
Whitlock Marketing Director Anne McCormick said an undisclosed amount of money changed hands in the Oct. 1 deal. Weimer joined Whitlock as a partner and brought his three staff members with him. They plan to move in to Whitlock’s headquarters, 3271 E. Battlefield Road, on Nov. 1 from their current office at 1514 E. Bradford Parkway.
The combined company has 39 employees and nine partners, McCormick said. She added 1,000 Jack E. Weimer CPA clients joined Whitlock’s 2,500. Weimer brings his experience to a firm that focuses on accounting, auditing, taxation and business management services for individuals and businesses.
Weimer founded Jack E. Weimer CPA in 1972, while Whitlock was launched in 1913.
"Part of this deal is in regard to Jack’s long-term plan to move towards retirement," McCormick said.
Weimer also founded A Plus Payroll in 1997, and in 2002, merged the company with his son Brian’s Pro-Factors Payroll Service to create A Plus Payroll Ltd. Brian Weimer leads the firm as CEO, according to Springfield Business Journal archives.
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