Grant Thornton, a provider of accounting, tax and business advisory services, is pacing the nation in revenue growth among accounting firms, according to a new survey.

The Public Accounting Report annual survey found that Grant Thornton reported $485 million, a 21 percent increase, in revenues last year. Grant Thornton also has earned business with more than 1,000 former clients of larger firms known as the Big Four.

“Our services and operations in the Carolinas and across the country continue to expand,” said Mike McGuire, managing partner for Grant Thornton Carolinas. “Our depth of industry knowledge and our ability to respond quickly to client needs continues to make us a leading firm with an extraordinary dedication to midsize companies.”

Grant Thornton’s Carolinas practice has offices in Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro and Columbia, SC.

The firm represents numerous high-tech firm and is an active participant in numerous technology-related organizations.

“The experience and dedication shown by the management team and employees of Grant Thornton have paved the way for us to become a leading provider of accounting, tax and business advisory services in North and South Carolina,” said Kevin Beasley, partner in Grant Thornton’s Raleigh office. “Our Carolinas’ offices are diverse, with experience in every aspect of tax and accounting for our growing middle-market client base.”

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