Mauldin & Jenkins buys Alabama-based CDPA

17 June 2021 1 min. read
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Mauldin & Jenkins, an Atlanta-headquartered accounting and consulting firm, has acquired CDPA, an Athens, AL-based accounting and consulting firm.

Founded in 1954, CDPA provides audit, accounting, tax, and business consulting services to small businesses and individuals in Northern Alabama. The firm’s consulting services include strategic planning, valuation, forensic accounting, succession planning, and specialized healthcare industry consulting.

CDPA has approximately 30 employees across offices in Athens, Florence, and Huntsville, AL.

Mauldin & Jenkins’ acquisition of CDPA will expand the firm’s presence in Alabama, where the firm previously had a Birmingham location. M&J ranks as one of the top 25 largest CPA firms in the Birmingham area, according to the Birmingham Business Journal.Mauldin & Jenkins buys Alabama-based CDPA“CDPA has a long and rich history of serving the needs of its clients and its community with a group of professionals dedicated to excellence. Their years of experience, specialized knowledge, and commitment to quality make Mauldin & Jenkins and CDPA a perfect fit because of our shared core values and history of quality service,” said Hanson Borders, managing partner of M&J.

The merger will bring M&J’s office count to a dozen across the US South. The firm, which ranks as a Top 100 CPA firm according to Accounting Today, has more than 300 employees in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, South Carolina, and Florida.

"We are excited to begin our journey in partnership with the Mauldin & Jenkins team,” said David Christopher, managing partner of CDPA. “We look forward to continuing to serve clients in North Alabama for many years to come, and our partnership with Mauldin & Jenkins will enhance our ability to do so."

M&J was founded in 1918 and provides assurance, tax, and consulting services to a wide range of industries. The firm’s consulting offerings include strategic planning, risk assessment, M&A, stimulus consulting, HR advisory, IT advisory, litigation support, governance and compliance, and cybersecurity examinations.