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Message From Chief Executive Officer, Joseph A. Kask

Our story is about commitment, expertise and excellence. It speaks to sustainability, and it starts with trust. Earning the trust of our clients and communities is a guiding principle of our firm, and we work hard at it every day.

BlumShapiro’s strategic priorities are grounded in a fundamental sense of responsibility that includes our clients, employees and communities–whose support is essential for our continued success!

The firm has grown into the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England providing accounting, tax and business consulting services and is comprised of over 400 outstanding individuals dedicated to the characteristics that have defined our culture for over 30 years:  integrity, quality, service and innovation.

We are dedicated to providing services of the highest quality to all of our clients and are driven to deliver best practice solutions that give organizations the ability to achieve their goals. Our approach to business enables us to look beyond the numbers, objectively assess your needs and recommend the most effective solutions to drive strategy and improve business performance. We strive to understand our clients’ priorities and provide them with the solutions they need to solve challenges and maximize opportunities.  We're here to help and we are committed to:

  • Partnering with our clients to provide innovative insights to maximize business efficiency
  • Adapting to the ever-changing needs of our clients
  • Providing a team of seasoned industry and service experts to address matters on all levels of complexity
  • Sharing industry trends, thought leadership and educational opportunities to keep our clients informed and ahead of their competition

Delivering on our commitments can only happen by developing and retaining a best-in-class organization which is a top priority at BlumShapiro. Our job is to ensure they have the knowledge and skills, plus the necessary mentoring and training to unlock their true potential. We are committed to providing our employees with opportunities for growth and helping them advance their careers in an environment that treats everyone equally, while respecting diversity.

Our values of integrity, honesty and balance go beyond how we conduct our business--to the clients whose loyalty sustains our success, to our employees who help our clients pursue their goals, to the communities that rely on us for support. There is a remarkable sense of teamwork and camaraderie within the firm and an ever-present satisfaction that comes from knowing that what we do truly makes a difference in the communities in which we live and work and the clients we serve.

We look first to our own high standards that begin with our firm’s core values and mission and, most importantly, to our clients to gauge our performance and, we are proud to say our firm’s overall client satisfaction rating this year was 99%. But we also appreciate the recognition of external organizations. In 2015, we were proud to be ranked as one of the largest public accounting firms in the United States by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA), we were named one of the fastest growing private U.S companies by Inc. magazine in the publication’s 2015 Inc. 5000, we received the, “Excellence at a mid-size company award” from the Providence Business News and the firm received the Connecticut Economic Resource Center’s Celebrate CT Award-honorees were selected by each region for their contribution to the state’s economy.

To our clients, I would like to thank you for your trust and confidence.  To our prospective clients who may be viewing our website for the first time, we look forward to having the opportunity to earn your business and exceed your expectations. With your help, we are confident that our values and reputation will be upheld long into the future.

As Chief Executive Officer, I couldn’t be prouder of this company and its employees and I want to assure you that we look forward to establishing a long-lasting relationship with you.  I hope that you find our website and its content useful and I welcome your feedback and the opportunity to speak with you directly.


Joseph A. Kask
Chief Executive Officer

Contact Joseph A. Kask:

email:  jkask@blumshapiro.com
Direct Dial:  (860) 570-6372
Fax:  (860) 726-7572 

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Advisors | Auditors | Consultants | CPAs - Blum Shapiro is one of the premier public accounting firms in the northeast and a Top 100 CPA Firm in the U.S. Our professionals serve businesses, individuals and organizations in Boston (MA), Hartford (CT), Cranston (RI), Shelton (CT) ,Quincy (MA) and Newton (MA) with audit, tax and business consulting services. Our firm has developed practice areas in automotive, construction, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, nonprofit organizations and professional service firms. New Haven CT, Fairfield CT, Norwalk CT, Waterbury CT.