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Merging for better business

Engeneo >> Connected Accountants

05 June 2019

After meeting over wine & food at Xerocon 2017 wrap party in Melbourne, then renewing our acquaintance a year later at the Xero conference 2018 in Brisbane, it’s now official! 

Kevin Summerhays of Engeneo and Anne Stephenson of Connected Accountants have joined forces to make a bigger, brighter, bolder, and better, Connected Accountants from the beginning of June 2019.  

Our backgrounds might be similar – a number of years at a Big 4 practice, then the challenge of starting up and building their own practices, but the similarities don’t stop there:

  • Similar values  
  • Similar business philosophy  
  • Similar strategic direction  
  • Damn good accountants  
  • Different natural talents  
  • Different relationships  

We’re expecting good things from this new connection – the wider team has embraced the change and we’re currently working on how to take the best from each of the old businesses to create a newer stronger business. That can only mean good things for the clients we have the privilege to serve.

In the short term you won’t notice much difference but there will be a lot more movement going on behind the scenes as we debate and refine what we stand for and how we do it.  That should reveal itself more slowly over time as we get clarity and momentum.

We’re also putting out feelers for another experienced and “out-of-the box” accountant to grow the team further. If you're interested, or know someone who is then make sure you get in touch.

You can check out all the fresh faces over at the ‘Meet our team‘ page!

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