Accounting Professionals was founded in 1996 by Garry Pinch in Warilla. In 1998 Mark Placek joined the firm as a trainee accountant and Angela Hales joined in 1999. Both became partners in 2004. The firm has enjoyed significant growth and success due to its ability to retain clients and deliver consistently superior services. Accounting Professionals moved to their new premises in Shellharbour City Centre in October 2009 to better service in the city centre and the Illawarra business community.