Gruenloh, Hardy & Associates formed as two local CPA firms merge at the end of August


ROBERTSDALE, Alabama — Gruenloh & Associates P.C., established in the Central Baldwin area almost 30 years ago, is proud to announce their forthcoming merger with local firm Hardy Brock Consulting by the end of August. The newly named full-service accounting firm, Gruenloh, Hardy and Associates (GHA), will be located in the Gruenloh building on Alabama 59 South occupying much of the lower and upper floors.

“I am excited to announce this merger of two well-established accounting firms. We are like-minded in client focused excellence by fulfilling their current needs and planning for their future needs,” said Wayne Gruenloh, president. “Their firm will add additional expertise and certifications in QuickBooks Software which is utilized by a significant number of our clients, while we also offer an extensive auditing department and financial services products that will benefit all of our clients.”

Gruenloh, Hardy & Associates, will have six certified public accountants on staff including the five partners: Wayne A. Gruenloh, CPA, LUTCF; James H. Hardy Jr., CPA; Melissa Brock, CPA; Angela Doege, CPA, and Collena Matz, CPA, MBA. Each partner has different areas of expertise totaling over 100 years of combined experience. GHA will provide services in business planning, outsourced accounting, QuickBooks, auditing, tax and compliance, management consulting and financial planning.

“While we are extremely proud of the tax, consulting, and technology firm we have built, we view this merger as a significant benefit for our firm’s clients and staff,” said Jamie Hardy, partner. “Gruenloh & Associates shares our philosophy that ‘our success originates from our client’s success.’ Our discussions have made us realize that it is a natural fit for us to combine our resources and knowledge base. This will allow us to more effectively serve as our client’s trusted advisor in financial, tax, consulting, and retirement planning, and we view that as a win for everyone.”

Gruenloh, Hardy and Associates, will be located at 22193 Alabama 59 S., Suites C & F, in Robertsdale. For more information call 251-947-1040 or visit