BeachFleischman PC Opens Phoenix Office to Better Serve Growing Client Base

Southern Arizona’s largest independently owned CPA firm
provides tax, assurance, accounting and advisory services
to growth oriented professionals, closely-held corporations, and not-for-profit organizations.

TUCSON, AZ – BeachFleischman PC, a certified public accounting and business advisory services firm based in Tucson, is pleased to announce that it is expanding its Arizona operations with the addition of a full-service office in Phoenix.

BeachFleischman was founded in 1990 by five shareholders. Now in its third decade of operation, the firm has 19 shareholders, 45 CPA’s and a total of 95 professionals. BeachFleischman is southern Arizona’s largest locally-owned CPA firm and a top 200 firm nationally as measured by Accounting Today magazine.

“Our commitment to the Arizona business community could not be stronger,” commented Bruce Beach, BeachFleischman’s Chairman and CEO. “These are exciting times for our state and the perfect time for our firm to expand.”

“Our Phoenix office will help us better serve our growing Phoenix client base,” Beach added, “and at the same time, create career opportunities for professionals who want to help businesses grow in Arizona.”

In conjunction with the announcement of a new Phoenix office, BeachFleischman is pleased to announce that Chris Lutes has joined the firm as an Accounting & Assurance Shareholder. In addition to his client service role, Mr. Lutes will oversee BeachFleischman’s Phoenix operations.

“Chris is a great addition to our firm,” said Beach. “His technical skills are matched by his abilities to develop and lead teams that consistently exceed client expectations.”

Mr. Lutes has over 20 years of experience with national accounting, tax and consulting firms. He has provided value-added assurance, financial advisory and consulting services to closely-held and family-owned businesses. His industry expertise includes hospitality, manufacturing, distribution, construction, technology, healthcare and professional services.

“Joining a firm of the caliber of BeachFleischman is exciting,” explained Lutes. “After practicing in national firms for over twenty years, being part of one of the most respected independently owned practices in the southwest feels like the perfect fit for me.”

Mr. Lutes is the past chair of the Accounting and Auditing Standards Committee for the Arizona State Board of Accountancy. A graduate of Arizona State University, he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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Tucson:

1985 East River Road, Ste 201
Tucson, Arizona 85718
520.321.4600

Phoenix: (Updated)

20830 North Tatum Blvd, Suite 225
Phoenix, AZ 85050
602.265.7011

BeachFleischman services extend beyond traditional tax and audit to include accounting, consulting, estate & trust, litigation support, cost segregation, retirement administration and human resource consulting services. With offices in Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona, the firm serves growth oriented professionals, closely-held corporations and not-for-profit organizations throughout the southwest.