Citybiz Interview with Steven McCarty, Chairman & CEO of UHY Advisors

Steve McCarty is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of UHY Advisors. He has been with the firm for nearly 30 years. Focusing on closely-held middle-market businesses, private equity owned portfolio companies and the mid-cap public marketplace, Steve has experience advising clients on comprehensive tax, audit and business consulting solutions around the country. He has completed numerous business transactions including deal negotiations, buy and sell side strategy, due diligence, quality of earnings reports, financial analysis and modeling, tax strategies, valuations and financing.

As CEO, Steve works diligently to identify like-minded CPA firms around the country to integrate into UHY’s growing national practice. He is instrumental in developing new service lines and expanding existing practice areas to better serve the firm’s growing client base. Steve is a regular speaker and author of cutting-edge tax strategies, operational excellence, and best in class corporate controls, and contributes on topics such as corporate security, sell-side transactions, and state and local tax issues. In 2020, Steve was named by dBusiness Magazine as one of the 500 most powerful business leaders in metro Detroit.

Interview questions:

Introduction | Can you provide an introduction to UHY? How many accountants, offices, revenues, footprint…

2019 – Today | You were named CEO of UHY in January 2019. Please tell us about your key milestones since being promoted CEO. How did you navigate Covid?

Career | You have spent almost 30 years at UHY. Can you provide some highlights of your career? What do you mean by your ‘shop floor’ approach?

Service Lines | What are the primary service lines? Are there any new service lines being planned?

Recent Acquisitions |The firm’s footprint included the acquisition of Flynn, Walker, Diggin in Saratoga Springs, Del Conte, Hyde, Annello & Schuch in Farmington , Connecticut and Bright Point Consulting in Raleigh, North Carolina. Please tell us about recent acquisitions by UHY?

WISE/GROW | What is Growth & Retention of Women?

Growth |What are your plans for expanding the UHY footprint?

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About UHY

UHY is a national accounting, tax, and consulting firm with 21 offices across the U.S. UHY’s 1,000+ professionals work together to serve clients ranging from the dynamic middle-market to Fortune 500 companies. UHY is a founding member of UHY International and collaboratively serves clients globally alongside professional services firms in over 100 countries.

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