Eide Bailly has expanded its offering into Washington with the addition of McDirmid, Mikkelsen & Secrest. The deal is expected to close on June 16.

The combination will bring Eide Bailly’s total staff to 1,350, including 202 partners.

“Moving into the state of Washington continues our strategy to west of the Mississippi River and into the Intermountain Region to fully serve mid-market clients,” Eide Bailly’s managing partner and CEO Dave Stende said in a statement. “This growth allows us to continue to build our industry and service specialty to better serve our clients and provide new opportunities for our staff.”

Andrew McDirmid, MMS partner, will serve as the partner-in-charge of the Spokane office. In addition to McDirmid, the following MMS professionals will also be joining Eide Bailly as partners: Curt Andersen, Scott LaPlant, Keith Schmidt, Bill Simer, Leonard Sweet and Shayna Wood.