On January 1, 2023, O’Connor & Drew, PC, a public accounting, tax and business advisory firm headquartered in Braintree, MA, today announced it joined its practice with WithumSmith+Brown, PC (Withum), a nationally recognized CPA and advisory firm with 20 offices and annual revenue of $450M, ranking in the top 25 firms in the country. O’Connor & Drew’s 18 partners and approximately 110 team members will join the Withum roster and remain at their locations in Braintree and Winchester, MA.
We are very excited and honored to become a part of the Withum family. The two main goals of our practice have always been to provide exceptional service to our clients and to create an employee-centric work environment allowing our staff members to grow and thrive. It is for these reasons and countless others that joining forces with Withum will provide our valued clients and our dedicated employees with more opportunities than we ever thought possible.Mark V. Dow
Managing Principal, O'Connor & Drew, PC
“Our clients will now have direct access to a larger network of national and international resources, deeper technical expertise, and specialized knowledge in additional service areas,” adds Dow. “Withum’s unyielding commitment to the highest level of integrity, a flexible and innovative culture, and their keen approach to problem-solving are the lifeblood of their 20 office locations that employ more than 2,000 team members nationwide. Our existing offices in Braintree and Winchester will further enhance Withum’s current Northeast presence and the values that have been the central focus of our business will remain as we continue to service our clients under the Withum brand.”
Withum’s Managing Partner and CEO, Pat Walsh, CPA, is equally excited about this union, as it expands Withum’s footprint in New England. “O’Connor & Drew’s people-first culture blends seamlessly with ours. Our combined teams share the vision of providing best-in-class, innovative solutions for our clients’ growth and success. It’s the Withum Way of doing things that our clients appreciate, with our reputation of acting with the highest level of ethics and integrity alongside our industry expertise and forward-thinking mindset to help them achieve their goals.”
About O’Connor & Drew
Established in 1949, O’Connor & Drew, P.C. (OCD) is one of the most well-respected regional accounting firms in New England, operating independently for over seventy years. With a strong focus on automobile dealerships, higher education institutions, employee benefit plans, manufacturers, distributors, governmental entities, and non-profit organizations, OCD is full-service firm that thrives on close business and individual client relationships, and committed to providing creative, innovative solutions to clients. For more information, visit www.ocd.com.