Dean Dorton, a leading professional advisory firm known for its expertise in audit, tax, business consulting, technology, and cybersecurity services, has been named an IPA Best of the Best firm by Inside Public Accounting (IPA). This prestigious recognition reflects Dean Dorton’s exceptional performance and commitment to excellence within the industry.

The Best of the Best selections were based on responses from 600 firms that participated in this year’s IPA Practice Management Survey. Based on performance in key areas of management, growth and strategic vision, the report provides the clearest picture of the best-managed firms and their common characteristics. This is the first year Dean Dorton has been recognized as an IPA Best of the Best firm. Notably, this accomplishment follows another significant milestone when Dean Dorton secured a spot in the Top 100 on IPA’s esteemed Top Firm list in July.

David Bundy, President and CEO, Dean Dorton

We are tremendously honored to be recognized as an IPA Best of the Best Firm. This achievement is a testament to the brilliance and dedication of our team at Dean Dorton. It is their commitment to serving our clients that has made this achievement possible. We also extend our thanks to clients whose unwavering support has consistently remained the driving force behind our accomplishments.

Dean Dorton’s success can be attributed to its team of skilled professionals who take a client-centric approach to ensure a deep understanding of each client’s unique needs, regardless of the size or complexity of their business. The firm’s collaborative and forward-thinking culture empowers the team to offer innovative solutions that foster growth and success for their clients.

The IPA Best of the Best recognition comes from INSIDE Public Accounting, a distinguished publication within the accounting profession. The 2023 survey marks the 29th annual ranking of the highest-performing public accounting firms in the nation.

The full list of the 2023 IPA Best of the Best accounting firms can be found here:

About Dean Dorton
Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC (Dean Dorton) provides an integrated suite of audit, tax, business management, consulting and technology solutions to companies throughout the region, nationally, and internationally. The firm helps clients strategize, adapt, and change in every stage of business, from startup to growth and proper succession planning. Dean Dorton emphasizes smart technology, leading a cloud revolution of financial, operational, and compliance tools that are transforming the way companies do business. For more information, visit