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At a Glance


"Family oriented" firm that "respects its employees' personal lives"

"Principals have an open-door policy"


"Salary is a bit lower than industry average"

"You will have to deal with some bureaucracy"

The Buzz

"Aggressive and innovative"

"Old school"

About Hill, Barth & King LLC

Client-Centric and Collaborative

HBK is a client-centric firm providing small to mid-market businesses and their owners and operators a wide range of financial solutions, including accounting, tax and audit services; wealth management; business valuation; corporate finance; forensic accounting; litigation support services; and business consulting. The firm offers specialized expertise in a number of major industries.

A History of Growth

The CPA firm dates back to 1949 and added a wealth management practice in 2001. The firm serves more than 20,000 clients out of offices in Columbus, Youngstown and Alliance, Ohio; Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Erie, Hermitage, Meadville and Blue Bell, Pennsylvania; Princeton, Cherry Hill and Clark, New Jersey; and Fort Myers, Naples, Stuart, Sarasota and West Palm Beach, Florida.

Top Ranking Practices

HBK CPAs & Consultants and HBKS Wealth Advisors are each Top 100 rated firms. HBK CPAs & Consultants ranks among the 75 largest U.S. CPA firms according to the most recent Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting surveys. It has also been recognized by Accounting Today as among America’s fastest growing CPA firms, and in states in which it operates as a “best employer” and “best place to work.” HBKS Wealth Advisors boasts a Top 100 RIA ranking from Forbes, a Top 100 by Financial Advisor, and a Top 300 RIA by Financial Times magazines.

The HBK Promise

The professionals of HBK promise:

  • To work closely with their clients to build an intimate understanding of their needs and objectives and the finances that support them
  • To bring their collective resources, the expertise and commitment of their multi-disciplinary staff of professionals, to serve their clients comprehensively and with excellence
  • To respect and support their associates in their business and personal lives
  • To serve their clients, associates and communities with integrity, intelligence and uncommon care and concern

The HBK Work-Life Commitment

HBK recognizes that people perform at their best and are most productive when they enjoy a balance between work life and personal life. The firm maintains flexible work schedules and an atmosphere of mutual respect, open communication and camaraderie. Through the HBK Work/Life commitment, HBK’s leaders encourage and empower their fellow professionals to achieve high levels of success while celebrating and respecting their right to rich, rewarding personal lives.

HBK Cares

A constant over HBK’s history has been the firm’s focus on community engagement as an important part of its culture and a cornerstone of its corporate responsibility. HBK supports charities in the communities it serves under the banner of HBK Cares. Each office commits to regional programs that meet the needs of their community and inspire their fellow HBK team members to action, including work with various non-profit, charitable and civic organizations, such as March of Dimes, American Heart Association, Red Cross, The American Cancer Society and the Susan G. Komen Foundation.


Hill, Barth & King LLC

6603 Summit Drive
Canfield, OH 44406
Phone: (330) 758-8613

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Private
Managing Partner & CEO: Christopher (Chris) Allegretti
2020 Employees (All Locations): 550