WithumSmith+Brown Expands Advisory Practice With Joining of Portal Solutions

Partners Tom Durkee and Lena Combs, practice leaders of the Timeshare Developers and Homeowners Association Services niche of CPA firm WithumSmith+Brown, PC (Withum) announced their firm has expanded its management consulting and advisory offerings with the joining of Portal Solutions, an information technology consulting firm based in Bethesda, MD.

“Portal Solutions’ primary focus has been to provide remarkable client experiences by creating the best possible Digital Workplaces,” says Durkee. “Since we made the move earlier this spring, we’ve been very excited to be able to offer our timeshare and vacation ownership clients this additional resource.”

“We quickly found that our team and theirs embrace the same personalized attention and commitment to excellence,” says Combs.

Withum’s Managing Partner and CEO Bill Hagaman, CPA, CGMA, also noted that Withum has been seeking the right strategic partner to enhance its management consulting services. “We found the perfect match with Portal Solutions in terms of service expertise and culture. We are thrilled to have the talented staff from Portal Solutions come on board,” he says. “We are excited to now offer clients digital workplace solutions, which aligns with our overarching strategy and business objective to bring together people, processes, technology and data in order to propel their growth and success. Our union will allow us to immediately offer our clients cloud-focused information technology consulting services supporting Microsoft Office 365, Azure cloud solutions, data analytics, business process automation and mobile development and security. It’s very exciting.”

Combined, Withum and Portal Solutions serve a wide range of industries. These include timeshare, technology, financial and investment, healthcare, law and professional, government, life sciences, not-for-profit and education, government, manufacturing, consumer products, construction automotive and real estate services.

About WithumSmith+Brown, PC

One of the nation’s 30 largest accounting and consulting firms, Withum operates offices in New Jersey (including its Princeton headquarters); New York City, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Boston, MA; Orlando, FL; Aspen, CO; and Cayman Island. Founded in 1974, Withum is a regional audit, tax and advisory public accounting firm with 15 offices, approximately 900 staff members and annual revenues of $170M, ranking in the top 30 firms in the country. Withum also is a member of HLB International, a worldwide network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisors committed to assisting clients build and expand globally. For more information about Withum’s timeshare division, please contact Lena Combs (LCombs@Withum.com) or Tom Durkee (TDurkee@Withum.com) at (407) 849-1569 or visit http://www.withum.com.

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