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Brown Smith Wallace Named to 2019 INSIDE Public Accounting Top 100 Firms and Best of the Best Firms Lists


(ST. LOUIS, August 15, 2019) For the fifth consecutive year, INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) has named Brown Smith Wallace a Top 100 Firm. The firm moved up two spots, coming in at 86. The firm was also named a Best of the Best Firm.

“To be named to the Top 100 Firms list, as well as one of the 50 Best of the Best Firms, reflects our vision to be ‘The Firm for Growth’,” said Tony Caleca, managing partner of Brown Smith Wallace. “We work tirelessly to execute our strategic plan by investing in the growth and success of our clients, colleagues and communities.”

More than 550 firms participated in this year’s IPA Survey and Analysis of Firms. IPA top firms are ranked by U.S. net revenues. The annual Best of the Best Firms are selected exclusively on their performance in specific areas of management, growth and strategic vision. These Best of the Best firms are some of the highest-performing public accounting firms in the country.

View the complete list of 2019 IPA 100 firms.

In addition to this recognition by INSIDE Public Accounting, Brown Smith Wallace has been the top ranked St. Louis firm in the 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015 Vault Accounting Firm rankings.

They were also recently named to the Accounting MOVE Project’s 2019 Best Public Accounting Firms for Women list by the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance and the American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants. Earlier this year, the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis named Brown Smith Wallace a top Women in the Workplace employer for the second year in a row.

The firm has been recognized as a Best Accounting Firm to Work For eight times by Accounting Today. Brown Smith Wallace is also the only public accounting firm that has been included in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces rankings since the program’s inception.

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About Brown Smith Wallace

Brown Smith Wallace—an independent member firm of Moore Stephens North America—is a nationally recognized, top 100, full-service CPA and business advisory firm in Missouri with more than 300 employees. The firm is the top-ranked St. Louis firm in the 2020 Vault Accounting Firm rankings and is recognized as a top workplace for women by the Accounting MOVE Project. For more information, visit or call 314.983.1200.

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