Mason Advisory Group Joins Hancock Askew & Co. in Atlanta, Georgia

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Atlanta, GA (January 25, 2022) – Hancock Askew & Co., LLP, a regional full-service tax, audit, accounting and advisory firm is excited to announce that Michael Maiorano and the team at Mason Advisory Group, a metro Atlanta area tax and advisory practice, have joined the firm. Michael Maiorano will join the Partnership of Hancock Askew as a Tax Partner and Deborah Meador will join the firm as a Client Accounting & Advisory Services Principal. The group will relocate to the Hancock Askew Peachtree Corners, GA office.

Hancock Askew and Mason Advisory Group serve similar client bases and are strategically aligning to expand tax, audit, accounting and advisory services to the Greater Atlanta area. Mason Advisory Group specializes in tax and accounting services for individuals and businesses. Their industry expertise includes real estate, healthcare, professional services, hospitality, and manufacturing. These specialties complement existing service areas at Hancock Askew and together the teams can provide expanded services and resources to existing and new clients.

Michael McCarthy, Firm Managing Partner – Hancock Askew & Co. said, “Merging with Mason Advisory Group and adding Michael Maiorano to our Partner group adds great strength to our Tax leadership team in Atlanta. We are looking forward to working with him and the rest of the team.”

Michael Maiorano, Founder/Owner – Mason Advisory Group said, “We are excited to merge with Hancock Askew and provide additional services and resources to our clients. We’ll continue to uphold our core values of integrity, excellence and caring which have allowed us to provide outstanding service for many years.”

Russell Reece, Atlanta Office Managing Partner – Hancock Askew & Co. said, “Mason Advisory Group holds similar values and practices to ours. We are excited to have them become a part of the Hancock Askew family in Atlanta.”

About Hancock Askew & Co.  

Hancock Askew is a professional services firm tracing its origins back to 1910. The firm provides services that include tax, audit, accounting, internal audit, IT risk assurance and advisory, SOC examinations, transaction advisory, business valuations and other critical business consulting services. With offices in Savannah, Atlanta, and Augusta, Georgia as well as Miami, Tampa and Jacksonville, Florida; our staff of over 200 professionals provides support to an array of clients ranging from emerging businesses to large corporations, nonprofit organizations to publicly traded companies and individuals. Hancock Askew is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA. For more information about Hancock Askew, visit

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