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Firm Profile

Smith Elliott Kearns & Company, LLC (SEK) was founded in 1963 and grew rapidly in the Shenandoah and Cumberland Valleys. With a staff of 175, we are a regional certified public accounting firm with six offices located in Camp Hill, Carlisle, Chambersburg, Hanover, and York, Pennsylvania; and Hagerstown, Maryland. The management and direction of SEK rests with the 26 Members who provide local leadership and service in our practice area.

Firm Philosophy: Mission Statement

SEK is committed to serving our clients by providing professional accounting and consulting services that are based on a clear understanding of our clients and their business.

We will work to be proactive in response to our clients’ needs and complete each engagement in a timely manner for a reasonable fee. Members of our firm will strive to be active in our communities and will work to continue to foster growth and vitality by managing a quality-driven, successful organization.

Vision Statement

To be the best independently owned, operated, and managed CPA firm with the highest ethical standards in the business of public accounting.

Core Values

  • Competency
  • Integrity
  • Highest Ethical Standards
  • Mutual Respect
  • Pride in Firm and Profession
  • Responsive to Client Needs
  • Close Personal Relationships
  • Quality of Life







*We are proud to be affiliated with Allinial Global, an accounting firm association of legally independent accounting and consulting firms with offices worldwide. With 110 member firms located in 31 countries, we are able to have international links with other accounting firms, while maintaining the independence and personal client relationship of a local firm. This affiliation provides our firm with extensive technical support, cost-effective continuing professional education, innovative practice development programs, and networking among partners pursuing similar goals geared toward providing superior client service.

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