Rea & Associates has merged in Friel & Associates, a firm based in Chardon, Ohio, effective November 1.

Friel dates back to 1995. The firm’s principals, Linda Friel and her daughter, Rachael Pelagalli, will continue to serve their clients from Rea’s office in Mentor, Ohio.

“We’re excited to work with Linda and Rachael,” said Ryan Dumermuth, principal and manager of Rea’s Mentor office, in a statement. “Together we will continue to provide clients with the top-notch service they have come to expect from our two firms.”

Rea, based in New Philadelphia, Ohio, ranked 16th on Accounting Today’s 2016 Regional Leaders list for the Top Firms in the Great Lakes region, with $35.29 million in annual revenue.

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