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History

Since our founding in 1973, our consistently growing team has conducted business with sincerity and a commitment to excellence.

History

History of AAFCPAs

Alexander Aronson Finning CPAs (AAFCPAs) is the premier CPA and consulting firm based in New England. Our clients consider us an attractive alternative to the Big 4 and national CPA firms. We strive to be the best, not the biggest. We conduct business with sincerity.

  • Founded in 1973 by entrepreneur Herb Alexander, our high standards of ethics and service excellence were born.
  • In 1983, Alexander, Aronson, Finning & Co PC opens a Wellesley, MA office.
  • In 1984, Alexander, Aronson, Finning & Co PC opens its first Boston office to support growth of Commercial client practice.
  • In 1987, 21 East Main Street, Westborough, MA becomes the firm’s headquarters.
  • In 2000, Joel Aronson starts the firm’s Wealth Management practice.
  • In 2011, Carla M. McCall, CPA and David P. McManus, CPA are named Co-Managing Partners after a successful transition of leadership from our founder, Herb Alexander.
  • In 2012, AAFCPAs Wealth Management becomes an SEC Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firm.
  • In 2013, the firm establishes its Business Process & IT Advisory practice with the addition of James Jumes.
  • In 2015, Alexander, Aronson, Finning & Co PC rebrands and changes name to AAFCPAs.
  • In 2015, AAFCPAs formalizes its 10% Back to Nonprofits program.
  • In 2016, the firm establishes its outsourced, cloud-based Managed Accounting Solutions practice.
  • In 2017, the firm moves its headquarters to 50 Washington Street, Westborough, MA. This space accommodates the firm’s growth with a collaborative, technology-rich, and inspiring workspace.
  • In 2018, Inside Public Accounting ranks AAFCPAs #117 out of the nation’s Top 200 Accounting Firms and recognized as one of the nation’s Fastest-Growing CPA Firms.
  • In 2018, AAFCPAs establishes its Innovation Lab.
  • In 2019, AAFCPAs adds 3000 square feet of office space to its headquarters location to support continued growth of its 200+ members.

We’re proven. We’re growing. We’re genuine. Our people like it here. So will you.