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Top 100 Firm Brown Smith Wallace Named INSIDE Public Accounting Best of the Best Firm for Second Consecutive Year


(ST. LOUIS, September 14, 2020) For the second consecutive year, INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) has named Brown Smith Wallace a Best of the Best Firm.

“To be named one of the 50 most successful firms in the nation  reflects our commitment to living our firm’s mission, vision and values of putting our clients, colleagues and communities at the center of everything we do,” said Tony Caleca, managing partner of Brown Smith Wallace. “We continue to develop client-centered solutions to meet their ever-changing needs. In 2019, Advisory Services provided fuel to the firm’s growth—specifically in the areas of Construction Audit and Business Performance Consulting. Brown Smith Wallace also introduced Marketing Advisory Services for clients in need of assistance transforming their marketing strategy. These are just a few of the ways the entire firm focuses on the growth and success of our clients.”

The annual Best of the Best Firms are selected exclusively on their performance in specific areas of management, growth and strategic vision. The Best of the Best firms are some of the highest-performing public accounting firms in the country. Brown Smith Wallace is the only St. Louis-based public accounting firm named to this year’s list.  

View the complete list of 2020 IPA Best of the Best firms.

In August, for the sixth consecutive year, INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) named Brown Smith Wallace a Top 100 Firm. The firm moved up two spots this year, coming in at 84.

In addition to these recognitions by INSIDE Public Accounting, Brown Smith Wallace is the top ranked St. Louis firm for the seventh time in the Vault Accounting Firm rankings.

The firm was also recently named to the Accounting MOVE Project’s 2020 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. In addition to this recognition, the firm was also named a Best Firm for Equity Leadership.

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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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