As a CPA fi rm, Ary Roepcke Mulchaey was engaged in constant email communications with various
entities, from legal fi rms to fi nancial institutions. Since much of the information being shared is confi -
dential, it was essential to ensure that any information going back and forth was properly encrypted,
says John Roepcke, Partner.
Echoworx and Ary Roepcke Mulchaey Case Study
Email Encryption Secures the Nooks for CPA Firm
Certifi ed public accountant fi rm Ary Roepcke Mulchaey has always been well aware of what it takes
to ensure confi dentiality when working with sensitive information. As a substantial user of email
correspondence, the company had spent a number of years focusing on ensuring that email corre-
spondence and attached fi les were secured. While the solutions it used worked, it wasn’t until a part-
ner received an email encrypted by Echoworx that the company recognized the value of integrating
easier-to-use encryption capabilities to enhance its processes even further. By leveraging the Echoworx
solution, it was able to build on its existing capabilities, while providing a more comprehensive, user-
friendly approach to encrypted email management.
About Ary Roepcke Mulchaey
Founded in 1979 in Columbus, Ohio,
Ary Roepcke Mulchaey Certifi ed Public
Accountants & Advisors is an estab-
lished provider of accounting, taxation
and business advisory services. It is the
exclusive central Ohio member of BRK
International. Today it has 15 profes-
sionals servicing corporate and individu-
al clients in Ohio, Texas, New York, New
Jersey and Indianapolis.
“A lot of business and personal information is sent that
relates to audits and benefi t plans, among other fi nancial
issues,” he says. He estimates that given the nature of the
business, up to 20% of emails need encryption.
“We have always had encryption, but the solution we were
using led to frustration and diffi culties opening emails on
the other end. The interface with the client was hard, so
in many case