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Welcome to the KLR Story, a journey of dedication, innovation, and growth. Our firm was founded on the principles of integrity and being client-centric by a group of visionary professionals. From our humble beginnings, we have grown into a leading firm with 280 talented individuals across eight offices, serving clients both nationally and internationally.

1970's

1975

Larry Kahn left Peat Marwick to form a new CPA firm. His vision was to build a firm that would become a real presence in the New England business community. At the same time, Jack Renza was also leaving Peat Marwick to form a practice. Both Kahn and Renza shared a vision to provide clients with a full-range of services, extending well beyond the traditional audit and tax services.

1980's

1983

Larry Kahn and Alan Litwin Join forces to establish Kahn Litwin & Co., Ltd. Headquarters were established on Hope Street, in Providence, RI. Alan's vision included two major ideas … to be a technology leader in the accounting industry, and to provide a higher level of service to our clients through the use of that technology.

1990's

1993

Michael Tousignant joins as the first of many strategic hires.

1998

Kahn Litwin & Co., Ltd. Announces new affiliate company: Envision Technology Advisors.

1998

Renza & Company merges with Kahn Litwin & Co., Ltd. to form Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd.

1999

KLR Executive Search Group is established.

2000's

2000

Monti CPA merges with KLR.

2001

KLR headquarters are moved to 951 North Main Street Providence, RI and rebrands to KLR.

2002

KLR Wealth Management, LLC is created.

2005

Casten, Victor & Co., LLP merges with KLR.

2006

KLR wins first (of many) Best Place to work award.

2007

Daniel J. Ryan and Company merges with KLR.

2009

Sullivan, Shuman & Freedberg merges with KLR.

2010's

2010

KLR Named Best Accounting Firm to Work For & Fastest Growing Company. KLR University launched. Natick office relocates to Waltham.

2011

KLR earns spot as a Top 100 firm in the Country.

2013

Fay & Associates merges with KLR.

2015

Boston office opens and Freshman & Ferraro, P.C. merges with KLR.

2018

Making an Impact community service program launched.

2019

KLR Outsourcing is created.

2020's

2020

KLR Named Top Tax & Accounting Firm by Forbes

2021

KLR goes global - Lausanne, Switzerland office opens.

2023

Paul Oliveira elected CEO. Refreshed Mission, Vision and Values launched. Middletown Office relocates to Newport. Second Office in Geneva, Switzerland opens.

2024

Bradenton, Florida office opens.

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