By: Linda Rosencrance
Illinois-based Crestwood Associates LLC, Gold Certified Microsoft Dynamics Partner, has entered into a merger agreement with the long-time Florida-based Microsoft Dynamics consulting firm, Stanley Stuart Yoffee & Hendrix Inc. (SSYH).
Operating under the Crestwood Associates name, SSYH will keep its offices in Maitland and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, according to Crestwood officials.
Both companies provide Microsoft Dynamics accounting and business management solutions to mid-size companies. Crestwood offers Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM, while SSYH offers Microsoft Dynamics NAV as well as Dynamics SL, Dynamics GP and Dynamics CRM.
The merger will enable Crestwood and SSYH to reach more customers, officials said. The addition of SSYH’s Dynamics practice as well as its customer base in Central and South Florida will help both companies deliver more services to more customers.
“We are excited to welcome our SSYH colleagues as we join forces to help our clients achieve their goals,” said Brian McGuckin, Co-Owner of Crestwood, in a statement. “By joining two long-standing, customer-focused organizations and leveraging the deep Microsoft Dynamics [expertise], we are positioned to offer even more value to our current and future customers.”
Angela Stuart Mills, SSYH’s owner and CEO, will join Crestwood as director of product development.
She said of the merger, “Crestwood has the resources, vision, and dedication to customer satisfaction that will enhance the Microsoft Dynamics…work we have done over the past 24 years and enable our team to continue to fulfill our mission of helping our clients solve their business issues.”
Mills stated that SSYH will continue to support its Microsoft Dynamics customers. “We are doing everything that we can to make the process seamless, while maintaining SSYH’s and Crestwood’s exceptional level of client service,” she stated.