HBK CPAs & Consultants Among Fastest-Growing Great Lakes Firms


HBK CPAs & Consultants (HBK) is one of the fastest growing CPA firms in the country according to the 2018 Inside Public Accounting (IPA) magazine poll.

The survey, which calculates firm size based on reported growth in net revenue, ranks HBK as the fourth fastest-growing CPA firm in the Great Lakes region. The region includes firms in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin.

HBK has consistently been listed in the IPA’s “Top 100 CPA Firms” over the past two decades. Additionally, HBK is a perennial “Top 100 Accounting Firm” according to Accounting Today (AT) magazine rankings. In 2014 and 2017, AT also listed HBK as one of the fastest growing firms in the U.S.

HBK CEO and Managing Principal Christopher Allegretti, CPA, credits his team’s efforts to work in collaboration across specialty and industry-specific service lines and throughout widespread geographic regions.

“Our focus is collaboration, working together,” he said. “We tap the depth of our resources to their fullest extent, the collective expertise of more than 500 professionals in five states.”

Allegretti added that collaboration contributes to the firm’s strength in developing all-inclusive solutions. “Developing a comprehensive understanding of a client’s financial circumstances as a basis for helping them grow and protect their wealth is a hallmark of our practice and has been a great differentiator for us.”