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Blue & Co., LLC Announces the Launch of Blue Value Advisors

January 19th, 2024

 CARMEL, Ind. (January 19, 2024) – – Blue & Co., LLC is excited to announce the launch of Blue Value Advisors (BVA), a business advisory and exit planning service line. BVA will be led by Sara Jacobi, CPA, CEPA, Walt Eckert, CPA, CVA, CEPA, Eric Jaske, CPA, CEPA, and John Copeland, CPA, CEPA, four current tax directors at Blue & Co. 

“Blue & Co. has a long history of driving innovative solutions that help us better serve our clients and Blue Value Advisors is no different,” said Brad Shaw, managing director at Blue & Co., “I’m thrilled that Sara, Walt, Eric, and John have embraced our values of being responsive, caring advocates, and have built a service dedicated to helping our clients achieve their personal, financial, and life goals.” 

BVA clients will have access to valuation experts, business consultants, tax accountants and wealth management services, while Blue & Co. provides its clients with customized resources and services that help them grow and transition their businesses. 

All four directors have a combined 75+ years of business advisory experience, are certified public accountants (CPA), and certified exit planning advisors (CEPA). 

About Blue and Co. 

Founded in 1970, Blue & Co., LLC is an independent accounting and advisory firm with more than 500 people in 10 offices across Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. Blue’s public accounting expertise includes the practice areas of assurance, tax compliance and consulting, healthcare consulting, benefit plan services, valuation and litigation support, and business services. Its industry specializations include healthcare, construction, nonprofit, manufacturing & distribution, technology, financial services organizations, and agribusiness. 

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About Blue Value Advisors 

Blue Value Advisors was launched in 2024 and is a service offering of Blue & Co., LLC, dedicated to the growth and transition of privately-held businesses. 

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