Merger creates law firm with more talent, resources

Tobias, Vandeputte & Skulsky, P.C. (Tobias) has merged its practice with Gordon Advisors, P.C. effective July 1, 2018. The combined firm will operate under the name of Gordon Advisors, P.C. and will continue to provide public accounting, tax and business advisory services to privately held companies, individuals, and nonprofits.

Both firms serve clients in Southeast Michigan and provide similar services to a similar client base. The entire Tobias team — partners and staff — will continue to serve their clients in the same manner they always have. The merger will create a firm with more available talent and resources to provide increased expertise to the combined firm’s clients.  “A CPA firm is only as good as the professionals it employs,” said Kevin Klein, a shareholder and executive committee member at Gordon Advisors. “As the two practices fully integrate, Gordon Advisors will be even better positioned to serve its expanding client base. We are thrilled to be joining forces.”

Beyond this pooling of talent, however, there is a shared culture at the two firms. 

“Our cultures really line up in all aspects, from the environment we strive to provide for our team members, to the high level of partner involvement with our clients, to our commitment to community service. The proximity of our offices will help make the transition as seamless as possible for our clients,” said Pat Bojanic, Gordon Advisors shareholder and executive committee member.

“We are very proud of the nearly 80 year history of our firm. We also recognized the next step was to merge with a top tier local firm that would enable us to offer expanded resources and services to our clients and opportunities for our team members,” said Gary Vandeputte. “Our clients can look forward to working with a firm recognized by its peers and in the community as a leading accounting and business advisory firm while keeping the value, point of contact and exceptional client service to which they have become accustomed,” Vandeputte added.