Austin’s Midwikis & Granger Joins Dallas’ Wagner, Eubank & Nichols

1/18/16

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Austin-based public accounting firm Midwikis & Granger has joined Wagner, Eubank & Nichols, L.L.P., a certified public accounting firm based in Dallas. The affiliation expands Midwikis & Granger’s service offerings to include audit capabilities and marks Wagner, Eubank & Nichols’ entrance into the Austin market.

Both firms primarily serve privately-held companies, their owners, families and individuals in tax, financial accounting and consulting services, among others. Each has been well-established in their hometowns for more than 30 years helping clients navigate their financial, business, and tax affairs.

“The addition of JoAnne Midwikis, Tom Granger and their team is a key opportunity that will benefit the clients of both firms,” said John Wagner, managing partner, Wagner, Eubank & Nichols. “Our clients will be able to draw from the shared resources and expertise of both firms while enjoying access to a wider geographic footprint. In addition, by building on both firms’ strengths and reputations, we will have additional opportunities for growth, expansion and recruiting.”

“Joining Wagner, Eubank & Nichols is a natural fit for our company,” said Tom Granger, partner, Midwikis & Granger. “Our firms share a comparable client base and operate under similar philosophies with a common focus on the importance of long-term client relationships. By affiliating with a larger firm, we will be able to serve our clients with more capabilities and capacity, including audit services.”

Midwikis & Granger will continue to operate under its current name as an affiliate of Wagner, Eubank & Nichols and its employees will continue to serve their existing clients from their Austin office. Together, the firm will have about 55 C.P.A.s and support staff. Trey Cook will join the Austin office from Wagner, Eubank & Nichols as a tax manager, serving both Dallas- and Austin-based clients.

Wagner, Eubank & Nichols, L.L.P. is a Dallas, Texas-based certified public accounting firm formed in 2001 by the merger of two accounting practices originally established in the 1980s. Its partners and professionals have extensive experience in the areas of both public and private accounting. The firm provides assurance, tax, financial accounting and consulting services to clients throughout the United States.

Founded in 1985, Midwikis & Granger provides professional services to a broad spectrum of clientele ranging from individuals to mid-sized businesses. The firm’s shareholders, JoAnne Midwikis and Tom Granger, constitute over 70 years of experience in Austin’s business, tax, and professional community. The eight-person firm utilizes their extensive tax and business expertise to maximize the benefits of sound tax and business research, planning and implementation.

In addition to their professional expertise, both Ms. Midwikis and Mr. Granger have been active leaders in Austin civic and community affairs throughout their careers, including the Austin Chamber of Commerce, the Headliners Club and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation, among others.

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