Established in 1963, Smith Elliott Kearns & Company LLC is a regional accounting firm serving individual and business clients in the Quad State area of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. The company's specialized area of services includes business valuations, employee benefit planning/administration, estate planning/administration and small business consulting. It services to local governments, nonprofit organizations, financial institutions and healthcare professionals. The Franklin County (Pennsylvania) Area Development Corporation awarded Smith Elliott Kearns & Company LLC Small Business of the Year Award in September of 2006. The company has affiliations with PKF International Ltd., American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Registered with Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Center for Audit Quality, Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center and Governmental Audit Quality Center (AICPA).