Smith Leonard merges with Lexington firm
January 29, 2014,
High Point - Smith Leonard, a High Point accounting and consulting firm that has numerous furniture industry clients, has merged with the Lexington, N.C., accounting firm Smith McWhorter.
Since the merger took effect Jan. 1, the combined firm has operated under the Smith Leonard name. Thomas Smith and Amy McWhorter, principals of the Lexington firm, are now partners in Smith Leonard.
Thomas Smith is not related to Ken Smith, a Smith Leonard partner who writes the monthly Furniture Insights newsletter.
"The joining of our firm with Smith McWhorter allows us to expand as a firm in two key service areas - real estate and small business services - and adds a dynamic team of professionals to our group," Smith Leonard said in a statement announcing the merger. "The expertise of the Smith McWhorter team enhances our ability to deliver results to our individual and corporate clients across diverse industries."
The combined firm has 45 employees in High Point and Lexington.