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Cherry Bekaert Expands Digital Advisory Capabilities with Acquisition of Icimo, LLC

calendar iconFebruary 4, 2020

Firm rebrands Icimo as icimo analytics, by Cherry Bekaert

Cherry Bekaert (“the Firm”) today announced the acquisition of Icimo, LLC, a leading data analytics and services firm, that builds profitable relationships between business users and their data. Icimo, based in the Raleigh, NC area, will now operate as icimo analytics, by Cherry Bekaert, and will bring more than 25 technology professionals to Cherry Bekaert’s digital solutions and services practice.

The addition of icimo analytics, by Cherry Bekaert greatly increases the Firm’s capabilities to empower its clients to utilize their own data to make timelier, better-informed business decisions. The technology consultants and data analysts at icimo analytics have years of experience designing, implementing and integrating data analysis, visualization and strategy solutions for their clients. Icimo founders Bryce Gartner, Jennifer Gartner and Matt Illuzzi will continue their leadership roles within icimo analytics, by Cherry Bekaert.

“This acquisition is part of Cherry Bekaert’s strategic vision and growth plan to expand value-added services within digital consulting and data analytics,” said Michelle L. Thompson, Cherry Bekaert’s CEO and Firm Managing Partner. “Our clients require innovative, technology-based solutions to help them grow, and the capabilities that Icimo adds to our overall client service offering positions us to meet these evolving and expanding needs. We’re excited to add the Icimo team to the Cherry Bekaert family.”

“By becoming part of Cherry Bekaert – one of the 25 largest CPA and consulting firms in the country —  we are better positioned to serve the growing business needs of our clients and expand our service reach,” said Bryce Gartner, former CEO of Icimo and now Principal with icimo analytics, by Cherry Bekaert. “This combination with Cherry Bekaert provides an ongoing catalyst for growth and a broader service platform from which to better serve our clients.”

Icimo has offered innovative software and technology solutions to its client base since 2010. Clients will continue to depend on icimo analytics, by Cherry Bekaert to use their existing data to consistently grow their business with a keen emphasis on user training, rapid adoption, and efficient deployment of Tableau Software and Alteryx platforms.

The professional consulting staff of icimo analytics, by Cherry Bekaert will continue to operate out of its current Cary, N.C., location at 3434 Kildaire Farm Road, Suite 310.