Schneider Downs Wins ClearlyRated’s 2021 Best of Accounting Diamond Award for Service Excellence


 Diamond Award winners have won the Best of Accounting Award for at least 5 years in a row, consistently earning industry-leading satisfaction scores from their clients.

PITTSBURGH, PA –  February 2021Schneider Downs, a leading accounting firm announced today that they have won the Best of Accounting Diamond Award for providing superior service to their clients for at least five consecutive years. ClearlyRated’s Best of Accounting® Award winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients. Best of Accounting winners are twice as likely to be satisfied than those who work with non-winning firms. Just 22% of the 2021 Best of Accounting winners earned the Diamond Award distinction. Schneider Downs received satisfaction scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 88% of their clients, significantly higher than the industry’s average of 43% in 2020.

“Schneider Downs works hard to make client service a top priority and we are proud and honored to be recognized for our efforts in this way.” Schneider Downs’ co-managing CEO, Steve Thompson said. “We’re thrilled that we have received this honor now for the fifth year in a row and look forward to continuing to provide best-in-class client service for many years to come.”

“After one of the most turbulent years in modern history, winners of the 2021 Best of Accounting award have proven their commitment to go above and beyond in support of their clients,” said ClearlyRated’s CEO and Founder, Eric Gregg. “These service leaders have demonstrated their capacity to be agile, to be precise, and to prioritize the client experience above all else. It is my honor to celebrate and showcase the 2021 Best of Accounting winners alongside feedback from their actual clients on!”

About Schneider Downs

Schneider Downs is a regional accounting and business consulting firm providing tax, audit and business advisory services to public and private companies and nonprofit organizations.  The firm offers more than 80 services from five business units: Assurance and Tax Advisors; Business Advisors; Technology Advisors; Wealth Management Advisors; and Corporate Finance Advisors. With offices in Pittsburgh, Columbus and the District of Columbia, the firm serves clients with local, national and global interests.

About ClearlyRated

Rooted in satisfaction research for professional service firms, ClearlyRated utilizes a Net Promoter® Score survey program to help professional service firms measure their service experience, build online reputation, and differentiate on service quality. Learn more at

About Best of Accounting™
 ClearlyRated’s Best of Accounting® Award recognizes accounting firms that have demonstrated exceptional service quality based exclusively on ratings provided by their clients. The award program provides statistically valid and objective service quality benchmarks for the accounting industry, revealing which firms deliver the highest quality of service to their clients. Winners are featured on—an online business directory that helps buyers of professional services find service leaders and vet prospective firms with the help of validated client ratings and testimonials.

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