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Machen McChesney Acquires Montgomery CPA Practice

AUBURN, AL (Jan. 4, 2016) – Machen McChesney, one of the region’s leading CPA and business advisory firms, announces the acquisition of Wolf & Taunton, a Montgomery, Alabama-based accounting firm. The acquisition became effective Dec. 1, 2015.

With a 60-year history of Returning Value to the clients and communities it serves, Auburn-Opelika-based Machen McChesney made the acquisition in recognition of the growing needs of its client base.

“This opportunity presented itself through our relationships with Marcus Wolf, an alumnus of Auburn University, and Bobby Taunton, an alumnus of both Auburn High School and Auburn University,” said Machen McChesney’s Managing Partner, Marty Williams. “It was encouraging to further determine that their firm and employees share the same values we do when it comes to Returning Value through outstanding client service, top-notch services and a commitment to community. We are very excited to combine forces under the Machen McChesney name to continue having a positive impact on our region.”

Wolf & Taunton began offering professional services in Montgomery in 1987. The firm was formed by Marcus Wolf, who recently retired. Bobby Taunton will continue to head the Montgomery office,

“Machen McChesney is a CPA firm I have admired my entire life—to become a part of their organization is personally very exciting for me,” said Taunton. “ I am 100% convinced it will be a very rewarding relationship for our existing clients and the new clients we anticipate obtaining in the Montgomery area as we grow as a newly combined accounting firm. Under the firm’s leadership, I know our Montgomery office and clients will be well taken care of.”

About Machen McChesney

Machen McChesney is a CPA and business advisory firm with a history of Returning Value to its individual and business clients through proactive accounting and outsourcing, audit and assurance, business advisory, business valuation, estate and trust tax, family office and elder care, individual and business tax, industry specialization, international tax, and wealth management.

From its headquarters in Auburn, AL., the firm is committed to Returning Value to its clients throughout Alabama and the United States. Machen McChesney is part of a family of services, including FocusPay Solutions ( and Wealth Management Services, and is a member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned, high-quality local and regional accounting firms.

In 2015, the firm announced its rebranded website,, exemplifying the firm’s commitment to Returning Value through regularly updated educational content and information about the industries served by the Machen McChesney team.