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HLB Gross Collins

Your Atlanta Based Full Service CPA & Consulting FIrm

Gross Collins has been a trusted partner for close to thirty years. The firm has been by our side as we faced the various challenges our competitive industry provides. The firm has been a vital part of the team which guided us to the successful company we are today.

Tracy Pierce, COO

Precision Concrete Construction Inc.

About HLB Gross Colliins

HLB Gross Collins, P.C is an Atlanta-based full service certified public accounting and consulting firm that has been providing excellence in client service for nearly fifty years.  Throughout our history, we have had the privilege of serving many the most prominent businesses and individuals in Atlanta, and throughout the world  We have grown along with our clients, many of whom have been with us throughout our history.  We look forward to serving clients for the next 50 years and beyond.

 

 

 

 

Our History

1969

Founding

Our firm was founded. Over the next few years, Co-founders J...

1979

Gross, Collins + Cress, P.C.

Firm name changed to Gross, Collins + Cress, P.C. after Mike...

1979

Atlanta’s Top 25 CPA Firms

HLB Gross Collins, P.C. named at one of Atlanta’s Top 25 C...

1986

Money Watch

We began publishing Money Watch, a printed newsletter for cl...

1989

Selected by HLB International

Selected by HLB International as the Atlanta based firm with...

1993

Email

We proudly announced that we could be reached via email with...

1996

In 90 Countries

HLB International has grown to have members in 90 countries.

1997

Foreign Staff Exchange

We participated in our first foreign staff exchange. Michael...

1998

HLB Gross Collins, P.C

We became HLB Gross Collins, P.C. as part of the internation...

2003

In 105 Countries

HLB International has expanded to 105 countries

2006

Beth Salvati - CEO

Beth Salvati named Chief Executive Officer

2007

Atlanta’s Top 10 Fastest Growing CPA firms

Recognized as one of Atlanta’s Top 10 Fastest Growing CPA ...

2008

Became a paperless office

Became a paperless office, adding new technologies and envir...

2010

Michael Bohling - CEO

Michael Bohling named shareholder and Chief Executive Office...

2012

Global Impact Award

Recipient of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Global Impact A...

2015

In Over 150 Countries

HLB International has expanded to over 150 countries.

2016

Top 300 CPA Firms

Recognized as one of the Top 300 CPA firms in the country by...

2017

Top 30 CPA Firms in the Country

Recognized by Inside Public Accounting as one of the Top 30 ...

2018

The Guelfo Group

The Guelfo Group joined HLB Gross Collins, P.C., expanding o...

Present day

Continuing to Serve

We continue to serve clients in Atlanta and throughout the w...

1969

Founding

Our firm was founded. Over the next few years, Co-founders John Collins & Steve Gross continue to build firm and establish as one of the top firms in Atlanta

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1979

Gross, Collins + Cress, P.C.

Firm name changed to Gross, Collins + Cress, P.C. after Mike Cress joined the firm

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1979

Atlanta’s Top 25 CPA Firms

HLB Gross Collins, P.C. named at one of Atlanta’s Top 25 CPA Firms, an annual recognition that continues to present day.

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1986

Money Watch

We began publishing Money Watch, a printed newsletter for clients and friends of the firm

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1989

Selected by HLB International

Selected by HLB International as the Atlanta based firm within the organization with members in 75 countries

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1993

Email

We proudly announced that we could be reached via email with our new @compuserve address

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1996

In 90 Countries

HLB International has grown to have members in 90 countries.

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1997

Foreign Staff Exchange

We participated in our first foreign staff exchange. Michael Bohling spent 3 months working with our affiliate in France, while we hosted a member of their team

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1998

HLB Gross Collins, P.C

We became HLB Gross Collins, P.C. as part of the international branding initiative for all member firms throughout the world.

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2003

In 105 Countries

HLB International has expanded to 105 countries

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2006

Beth Salvati - CEO

Beth Salvati named Chief Executive Officer

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2007

Atlanta’s Top 10 Fastest Growing CPA firms

Recognized as one of Atlanta’s Top 10 Fastest Growing CPA firms by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

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2008

Became a paperless office

Became a paperless office, adding new technologies and environment-friendly processes to reduce our carbon footprint.

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2010

Michael Bohling - CEO

Michael Bohling named shareholder and Chief Executive Officer

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2012

Global Impact Award

Recipient of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Global Impact Award

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2015

In Over 150 Countries

HLB International has expanded to over 150 countries.

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2016

Top 300 CPA Firms

Recognized as one of the Top 300 CPA firms in the country by Inside Public Accounting

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2017

Top 30 CPA Firms in the Country

Recognized by Inside Public Accounting as one of the Top 30 CPA firms in the Country with highest percentage of female owners

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2018

The Guelfo Group

The Guelfo Group joined HLB Gross Collins, P.C., expanding our team and adding a satellite office in Kennesaw.

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Present day

Continuing to Serve

We continue to serve clients in Atlanta and throughout the world. We are fortunate to serve some of the Southeast’s most prominent business and individuals and help them facilitate growth, many of whom we have served throughout our 50 year history. We are well known for being industry specialists providing insights and highly technical expertise in construction, manufacturing & distribution, service, technology, real estate and international organizations. We remain a Top 25 CPA firm in Atlanta, a top 300 IPA firm in the country, and a member of HLB International which now has members in 150 countries. We are excited to continue to grow and evolve along with our clients throughout the next 50 years.

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Our Core Values

Integrity

Giving straightforward advice based solely on our desire to help you succeed

Independence

Putting ourselves in a position where we render totally objective advice

Trust

Establishing long-term relationships by earning your firm belief in our honesty

Competence

The ability to solve problems by having an in-depth knowledge of your industry and business

Caring

Showing concern for you and your business, and being open and honest with each other

Top

25

CPA Firm

In Atlanta

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Top

30

US Firm

With Highest Female Ownership

Inside Public Accounting

HLBI

13th

Among Top International Accounting Networks

Inside Public Accounting

In The Community

At HLB Gross Collins, P.C. we take great pride in serving the communities where we live and work. Many of our employees contribute time and volunteer efforts to non-profit organizations and civic associations and serve on non-profit boards and committees.

Alumi Associations

Local School Committees

Boards of Trustees and Advisory Boards

Parent Associations

Children's Organizations

Sporting Leagues

College and Accounting Associations

Chamber of Commerce

Supporting Local Organizations

Must Ministries
Toys for Tots
Kennesaw Mountain
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50

Year History

150

Countries

Throughout the World with HLB Firms

Top

300

Firm

in the U.S.

Inside Public Accounting

I am happy to write this recommendation regarding the professionalism, integrity, and technical expertise of HLB Gross Collins P.C. (HLB). The professionals at HLB always exhibit an exceptional level of competence while diligently working to adhere to deadlines.
Additionally, HLB Gross Collins, P.C. applied their expertise in calculating the U.S. GAAP deferred tax provision. The firm exhibited tremendous tax knowledge in this area and we were impressed by their expertise.
I am happy to recommend HLB Gross Collins, P.C. based on their international expertise, specifically related to GAAP, as well as their technical ability and attentiveness to quality and personal relationships.

Randall Mertz, President & CEO

ORAFOL Americas Inc.

HLB Gross Collins, P.C. consistently demonstrates integrity, professionalism, and technical ability. Additionally, they adhere to time deadlines, and most of all, display a concern and passion for our best interests.

Curtis A. Pollock Co-COO & J. Bruce Bolick CFO

Greystone