With a new cooperation partner in Chicago, Illinois, USA Ecovis furthers its worldwide presence
(PresseBox) (Berlin, )E. C. Ortiz & Co. LLP was established in Chicago as a sole proprietorship in 1974. The firm was restructured to become a limited liability partnership in 2003. The firm provides Assurance Services, Accounting Services, Tax and Consulting Services. 70% of E. C. Ortiz & Co. LLP´s turnover consist of audit and 30% of Tax, Accounting & other services. In 2010 and 2011, the firm was ranked as one of the top 25 largest accounting firms in Chicago by the Chicago Crains Magazine.
The Partners of E. C. Ortiz & Co. LLP are Ed Ortiz, Marites Sy, Leilani Rodrigo, Gilda Priebe and Erwin Ortiz. All the Partners of the firm have over 10 years of experience in audit, accounting, and tax services. The firm employs 78 people who are headquartered in downtown Chicago and 3 professional staff in an office in Indianapolis, Indiana which is approximately 200 miles Southeast of Chicago. Indianapolis is the home of Indy 500, the world’s most famous and prestigious auto race event.
Chicago is located at the south western shore of Lake Michigan and has a population of estimated 2,7 million people and is therefore the third largest city in the USA.
The City, that bears the nickname “The Windy City”, has been an important trading centre since the mid-19th century, due to its location at Lake Michigan and to the water mouth of the Illinois Waterways. Furthermore, Chicago also functions as a big railway junction.
Chicago is a major industrial site. Several well-known enterprises and associations are headquartered in the Chicago area. The harbor is an important centre for import and export. Major export products are, among others, mineral oil, iron ore and coal. In addition, Chicago is home of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the largest commodity futures exchange in the United States, and the Chicago Board of Trade, the largest raw material, futures and options exchange in the USA.