INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) has announced that KROST will be recognized with the Fastest-Growing Pyramid Award this year at the sixth annual PRIME Symposium, Nov. 16‐18, in Scottsdale, Arizona. IPA uses a proprietary formula to rank Best of the Best firms based on more than 70 metrics covering everything from training and turnover to costs and compensation.

“KROST, formerly Krost, Baumgarten, Kniss & Guerrero, is receiving the sixth annual IPA Best of the Best “Fastest‐Growing Pyramid Award.” With a 66.3% growth rate, this firm has demonstrated impressive results with no mergers to boost that number. All industry and service lines grew significantly in 2015, with specialties in tax incentive consulting and professional services. The $20 million firm ranked No. 157 on the IPA 200 list,” stated IPA.

IPA’s independent ranking of the nation’s best‐managed firms is one of the highest honors within the profession today. Selections were based on responses from more than 540 accounting firms on over 70 metrics. The IPA Best of the Best firms come in all sizes and are geographically dispersed across the U.S. They demonstrate long‐term consistency and exceptional performance, regardless of outside factors. This is IPA’s 22nd year ranking Best of the Best firms.

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INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA), founded in 1987, is published by The Platt Group. The Platt Group publishes both the award‐winning INSIDE Public Accounting newsletter and the award‐winning National Benchmarking Report. The Platt Group also consults with firms to help them become more successful. The Platt Group works with managing partners, CFOs and thought leaders across the nation to provide practical ideas, benchmarking data and information to take firms to the next level of improvement.