CLA History Timeline
1953 Rholan Larson and John Allen create a partnership
1957 Larson Allen Weishair and Company is formed
1960 Clifton, Gunderson, Coker & DeBruyn is established
1961 Clifton Gunderson embraces its firm philosophy and core values
1969 Clifton Gunderson reaches $1 million in revenue
1970 LarsonAllen reaches $1 million in revenue
1977 LarsonAllen purchases its first computer system and hires data operator Gloria McDivitt 
1982 Clifton Gunderson embraces one firm philosophy
1995 Wealth advisory launches
2003 Promise Leadership Series launches
2006 LarsonAllen develops the LEADERS model
2006 LarsonAllen expands outsourcing
2010 LeMaster Daniels team joins LarsonAllen
2011 Clifton Gunderson ends the year at $254 million in revenue.

LarsonAllen ends the year at $285 million in revenue.
CLA is born
Clifton Gunderson and LarsonAllen merge to form CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
2013 CLA expands outsourcing with consulting and accounting solutions team
2013 Career coaching formally launches
2014 Headquarters is eliminated
The CLA Foundation is created
With a mission to connect diverse networks to create career opportunities through education, employment, and entrepreneurship
2015 Denny Schleper is named CEO
2016 Diversity and inclusion council is established
2016 Young executive team and young advisory councils launch
2016 Future innovations team is formed
2017 GALLINA team joins the CLA family
2017 Leadership advisory team is formed
Introducing the bike
CLA adopts the bike as its symbol
2018 Seamless Assurance Advantage is introduced
2019 CLA reaches $1 billion in revenue.
2019 Schenck team joins the CLA family
2019 CLA family values introduced
2020 CLA debuts a new, fresh, and seamless brand identity with an updated logo and colors.
2021 Jen Leary is named CEO
2021 BlumShapiro team joins the CLA family
2021 CLA and National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) team to promote industry DEI
2021 CLA Nashville opens its doors