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McClain Accounting Joins Arete Partners

After nine years in business, McClain Accounting is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2023, they will now be a part of Arete Partners.  

Arete Partners has offices in Louisiana, Texas, and Georgia and primarily services emerging businesses as both their accounting lead and as business advisors to help inspire and draw growth.  McClain Accounting's employees with join Arete Partners and continue to provide seamless accounting services.   

"I have decided to sell McClain Accounting to two outstanding CPA’s with 40 years of combined experience, James Mendez and Kerri Lally, owners of Arete’ Partners." said Vanessa McClain. "I’ve taken careful consideration in finding a suitable successor, and James and Kerri are two of the best."

"This is truly a win-win situation as we have known and admired Vanessa's accounting prowess and have worked together over the years on projects." said James Mendez. "We are happy to welcome Vanessa's team and client community to Arete Partners and look forward to introducing our services and analysis that may help them grow and prosper."

About Arete Partners
Arete is the Greek term for “Excellence.” Our driving force is to be our clients’ “Partner in Excellence.” Our team brings a combined experience of over 25 years serving the business community in many capacities. Our network of attorneys, marketing experts, banking and finance professionals, and IT personnel will enable us to truly be our clients’ “trusted adviser.” 


Our objective with each client is to earn the position of trusted advisor while working within our core accounting and tax services. The Arete team approach enables us to provide a wealth of experience and knowledge in each engagement. Our goal is to always exceed expectations.

Our mission is to provide superior service and value added solutions that enhance our clients’ success, inspire our team to do extraordinary work, and positively impact our community.

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