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Clark & Chamberlin LLC was created in 1986 through a merger of Clark and Company and Chamberlin and Company. Clark and Company was a Certified Public Accounting firm, licensed in Pennsylvania, which originated after a spin-off of another large local CPA firm. Chamberlin and Company was also a Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in Pennsylvania, which was founded in 1960.
Lawrence Chamberlin was originally the managing partner of the Pittsburgh office of Price Waterhouse, one of the largest CPA firms in the nation. He was actively involved within his profession and a respected tax authority. As former president of the Pittsburgh Tax Club, an elite group of tax professionals within the Pittsburgh area, he helped steward changes in tax policies that are in existence today.
Charles K. Clark began his career at Chamberlin and Company shortly out of college in 1972 and was familiar with most of the clients of Chamberlin and Company. Charles K. Clark is a noted tax authority and has lectured, written and published numerous articles on various difficult tax subjects. Charles K. Clark is also extremely involved within his profession. He is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Bryan P. Brown began with Clark and Chamberlin as an intern. Upon graduating, he was hired by Clark and Chamberlin as a staff accountant. He continued with the firm and was promoted to Partner in 2004 and January 1, 2009 to the President of Clark & Chamberlin LLC. He is a Certified Public Accountant as accredited by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Including the creation of Chamberlin and Company, the firm has been in practice for over fifty (50) years and has always maintained a downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania presence. Clark & Chamberlin LLC has been referred to as a “boutique” firm. The reason for this designation is due to the firm specializing in tax and consulting services. The firm is recognized as a highly knowledgeable and specialized professional firm.
Clark & Chamberlin LLC does not provide services for audited financial statements, retirement plan administration or services to non-profit organizations. However, the firm employs other companies to provide such services to its clients.
Clark & Chamberlin LLC’s philosophy is to provide quality personal services to each and every client. These services always consider the cost involved versus the benefits to be derived when developing solutions to their client needs. The importance of meeting and possibly exceeding the client expectations are a trademark of the firm. They are committed to providing close, personal attention to their clients. They take pride in giving their clients the assurances that the personal assistance received comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. Their continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of their commitment to excellence.
Clark & Chamberlin LLC believes in the value of relationships. They view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that their success is a result of their client’s success.