Public accounting publication cites Smith Elliott Kearns & Co.

Smith Elliott Kearns & Co. LLC was named as a national leader in INSIDE Public Accounting’s 28th annual ranking of the largest accounting firms in the nation, the IPA 200.

IPA is a newsletter for the accounting profession. The IPA 200 is one of the most comprehensive lists of its kind and is the most current snapshot of the financial and operational health of accounting firms.

More than 550 firms participate in the annual ranking process.

Smith Elliott Kearns & Co. ranks as the 188th largest public accounting firm in the nation, up three spots from last year’s ranking.

Smith Elliott Kearns & Co. is a full-service certified public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Hagerstown, Md.; and Camp Hill, Carlisle, Chambersburg, Hanover and York, Pa.

The firm was founded in 1963. With 25 members and a staff of 150, the firm serves individuals as well as business clients in a variety of industries, including construction, financial institutions, healthcare, local government and manufacturing, as well as nonprofit organizations.