Sikich LLP

December 23, 2009 16:27 ET

Sikich LLP and Icon Digital Design & Illustration Announce Merger

AURORA, IL--(Marketwire - December 23, 2009) - Jim Sikich, CEO of Sikich LLP, announces that Sikich has entered into a merger agreement with the marketing and design firm Icon Digital Design & Illustration in Naperville, IL. The merger is effective December 1, 2009. Icon will operate under the Sikich name; however, their office will remain in Naperville.

"In today's economy it's more important than ever for companies to invest in marketing," said Jim Sikich. "This merger will enable us to expand the depth and breadth of marketing services we offer to our clients. Icon is a well-respected and very creative team of professionals. We are proud to join forces with them and excited to bring this level of talent to our clients."

Icon partners, Mike Stout and Scott Kolbe, will join Sikich as partners and the 7-member Icon staff will remain on and staff the Naperville office of Sikich. Icon Digital Design & Illustration has earned a reputation of consistent service, creativity and expertise in the field of graphic design, web, video and marketing services for a variety of business and non-profit organizations.

While working on the final details of the merger, Icon partner Scott Kolbe commented, "Our team at Icon is very excited about this opportunity. Sikich has welcomed Icon with the same personable family approach we have enjoyed with our clients for the past 14 years. Applying Icon's comprehensive marketing skill set to the new relationship with Sikich clients will bring business growth to everyone involved."

The partners at Icon Digital Design & Illustration are in the process of contacting clients to inform them of the change and answer questions they may have about the transition or about Sikich. "Our goal is to assure clients of both firms that their interests are our primary concern. We will do all that we can to make the process seamless and transparent, while maintaining Icon's and Sikich's high standards for delivering exceptional client services," Sikich concluded.

About Sikich LLP

Sikich LLP is a public accounting and consulting firm providing public accounting and tax services, operations and management consulting, entrepreneurial services, information technology products and services, investment banking, human resource services, marketing enhancement services, retirement plan services, and wealth management. With more than 325 employees and ten offices located in Aurora, Buffalo Grove, Chicago, Decatur, Naperville, Rockford, Springfield, Illinois; Indianapolis, Indiana; St. Louis, Missouri; and New York, New York, Sikich serves individuals and small and middle market companies, as well as governmental and not-for-profit organizations. Visit to learn more.

Advisory services offered through Sikich Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor. Securities offered through Triad Advisors, Member FINRA/SIPC.

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