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CRI: Your Solution Team

Carr, Riggs & Ingram CPAs and Advisors (CRI) is a Top 25 nationally ranked, Alabama-based firm offering full-service, innovative consulting and advisory services. Our reputation stems from our expertise of serving clients in all 50 states—delivered locally by partners you know and trust.

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CRI was formed in 1997 as a merger between two prominent firms who recognized the changes that the accounting industry was undergoing and decided to classify these changes as opportunities instead of hurdles. 

Just two years after this strategic alliance was formed, CRI cracked into the Top 100 Accounting Firms in the United States, thus cementing our legacy as a major player in the accounting industry.

Today, after 25 years of consistent growth since our formation, we have expanded to support the expansive relationship between technology, data, and accounting by incorporating data scientists and IT professionals into our scope of work. This has allowed us to grow into a Top 25 CPA firm, nationally, with no plans of slowing anytime soon.

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“Great clients make great firms.”

Bill Carr, Managing Partner, CRI Family of Companies

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CRI’s foundational principles of client service, respect, and integrity are at the forefront of all we do and reflect our Southern heritage, while inspiring a culture that cultivates growth by delivering “big firm” expertise rooted in local values.


We pride ourselves on being responsive to our clients and focusing on more than just the compliance work we do for them. We aim to dig deep and gain a full understanding of their business, so at the end of the day our clients feel like we are their business partners and not just someone handing over a bill or a tax return.

Firm Values Triangle


Defining our brand by meeting or exceeding the highest expectations of our clients.


Building productive, long-term relationships with each other that are based on mutual respect, trust, and sharing.


Living with sincerity, transparency, and honesty.


Our People

What Sets Us Apart

“At the end of the day, we are nothing without our people. We want to ensure that all of our people feel a sense of belonging at CRI by being their true, authentic selves—and respected for what they bring to the table.”
Bill Carr, Managing Partner and Chairman, CRI
Our strength is built upon the breadth and depth of knowledge from our thousands of professionals with a variety of specialty designations—many of whom have experience with national CPA firms, as well as private businesses across many industries. By combining this expertise with our understanding of entities of all sizes, we can scale our services to meet your needs. Our varied expertise, local decision making, and our understanding of your business all create lasting, added value.