January 12, 2016 – Briggs & Veselka Co., Houston’s largest locally-owned independent CPA firm, announced the acquisition of the CPA firm Vacek, Lange & Westerfield, P.C. effective January 1, 2016.

Founded in 1986, VLW provides tax, accounting, and management advisory services to a client base of approximately 1,500 individuals and enterprises located principally in the state of Texas. The firm also provides professional associations (primarily the legal, medical, brokerage, and insurance professions) a variety of services to suit their business needs.

“We’re excited to welcome Robert W. Vacek, Randy G. Lange, Richard B. Westerfield, and their firm to Briggs & Veselka Co. Robert and his team have done an excellent job at building deep relationships with business owners and management teams across various industries in the Houston area,” said John Flatowicz, Managing Partner at Briggs & Veselka Co. “Acquisitions are an important part of our overall growth strategy and we welcome the expertise the VLW team will bring to the firm.”

About Briggs & Veselka Co.
Briggs & Veselka Co. has provided reliable business and financial services to individuals and emerging middle-market businesses in the greater Houston area since 1973. Briggs & Veselka Co. provides comprehensive accounting services, including personal tax, business tax, audit and attestation services, and business advisory services. Our mission is to deliver high quality, comprehensive business and financial services to individuals and middle market companies. We listen, lead and collaborate, striving to establish a legacy of loyalty.