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Blue & Co., LLC Welcomes Walt Eckert to the Firm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 13, 2018) – Blue & Co. is excited to welcome Walt Eckert, CPA, CVA as a Director in its Columbus, Ohio tax practice.

Walt brings 22 years of experience in analysis, planning, and preparation for tax clients. Additionally, he specializes in litigation support services with respect to valuation of privately held businesses and is a Certified Valuation Analyst.

Prior to Blue & Co., Walt was a shareholder with Russell, Eckert, Mealer & Kalb CPAs where he was responsible for growing its tax and consulting practice for closely-held businesses. Walt is a graduate of Miami University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Additionally, Walt is an active member with the Ohio Society of CPAs where he currently serves on the Government Affairs Advisory Council and is the treasurer of the board of the Columbus Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals.

About Blue and Co.

Blue & Co., LLC is an independent accounting and advisory firm with more than 400 people in 11 offices across Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. With more than 45 years of experience, Blue & Co.’s public accounting expertise includes the practice areas of assurance, tax compliance and consulting, healthcare consulting, benefit plan services, valuation and litigation support, and business services. Its industry specializations include healthcare, construction, nonprofit, manufacturing & distribution, technology, financial services organizations, and agribusiness.

For more information, please visit www.blueandco.com.

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