CLA is one of very few firms of our size and scope to focus on serving associations and their related organizations. You can depend on CLA for several uncommon advantages:
Specialized industry practices -
Our professionals serve 8,000+ nonprofit organizations, including 2,000+ associations. Those selected to serve you aren't just audit, tax and/or accounting practitioners; they have significant training and experience with trade and professional associations, as well as their related nonprofit and for-profit organizations, both domestic and foreign. Our goal is to know you and to help you.
CLA brings credibility, reputation, and resources of a national firm without sacrificing the small-firm touch.
Entrepreneurs and public service organizations are the backbone of our economy, and we have renewed and deepened our commitment to you at a level most other firms reserve for the world's largest corporations.
CLA has established itself as a place where the best and brightest come to build the careers they want. Our engaged professionals are motivated to do their best work for you year after year, sharing their industry knowledge and advice to help your association thrive.
Our trade and professional association practice is the largest sub-industry in our nonprofit services group. We serve associations such as Advanced Medical Technology Association, Air Force Association, Ameircan Council on Education, American Hotel & Lodging Association, American International Automobile Dealers Association, American Nurses Association, Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Dental Trade Alliance, Edison Electric Institute, Jewelers of America, Marine Corps Association, National Association of Broadcasters, National Association of College and University Business Officers, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, US Army Association ... and the list goes on and on in every industry and profession, and includes local, state, national, and international associations located throughout the US. With 100+ offices nationwide and as the 8th largest CPA firm in the US (Accounting Today) with an international affiliation to serve all of our clients' needs, both foreign and domestic, CLA is the firm that promises to know you and help you!