NAPERVILLE  — Sikich LLP, a professional services firm, announced Monday that it has acquired O’Donnell, Bonebrake & Co. (OBCPA), a St. Louis-based public accounting firm.  The St. Louis firm now operates under the Sikich name and have relocated to Sikich’s St. Louis office at 12655 Olive Blvd., Suite 200.
“Adding the OBCPA team to our practice in St. Louis is an exciting endeavor, as the team is well-known for providing top-quality, thorough accounting, auditing and tax services to their clients,” said Mike Stelmacki, partner-in-charge of Sikich’s St. Louis office. “As our team develops, it increases resources and opportunities that we can offer our clients, ultimately benefiting their long-term business goals. We are looking forward to reaching new heights with our growing team.”
OBCPA’s principals bring with them decades of experience in the areas of accounting, audit and tax services, and they service privately held companies, many of which are in the greater St. Louis area.
Mark J. O’Donnell, CPA and James M. Bonebrake, CPA will join Sikich as partners. O’Donnell has nearly 40 years of experience in business consulting, accounting and auditing. Specializing in strategic planning, budgeting, succession, deferred compensation, financing, and financial statement design and analysis, he focuses on providing practical solutions to clients’ business challenges. Bonebrake has been in public accounting since 1980 and previously served as an auditor with the Internal Revenue Service, as well as an accountant with a major defense contractor. He specializes in quality control for compliance services and tax consulting. Both O’Donnell and Bonebrake are associated with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.
An additional five individuals will join Sikich’s team of accountants and auditors.