Armanino Names Brown, Martinez and Sucharski as Partners

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SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Armanino LLP, the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm in California and the 29th largest firm in the United States, today announced that it has welcomed long time industry leaders Theresa Brown, Ricardo Martinez and Jeremy Sucharski as partners of the firm.

"We are pleased to see Theresa, Ricardo and Jeremy promoted to partner and I join the rest of the partners in congratulating them on this milestone," said Andy Armanino, Managing Partner. "By being ranked as one of the fastest growing firms by Inside Public Accounting, we have had the advantage of being able to grow our leadership in-house and promote from within."

Brown, who has been with Armanino since 2005, has more than 25 years of experience in management consulting and accounting leadership roles and over 15 years of experience implementing Microsoft Dynamics GP and is a Microsoft Dynamics GP Certified Master, Microsoft Dynamics Certified Trainer (MCT) and sits on the Microsoft Product Partner Advisory Board. Additionally she is the 2008 #1 Trainer for Dynamics GP in the United States and has 15 years of experience in controller/accounting management. She focuses on recommending comprehensive solutions to the broad spectrum of challenges faced by the CFO Organization. Before being named partner, she served as a Senior Manager and Director.

Martinez, a member of the Armanino team since 2010, has over 15 years of experience conducting audit and advisory services, including a career-long focus on technical accounting. He serves on Armanino's Technical Committee, which guides the firm's technical accounting and auditing practices. Companies who have relied on Martinez include iPass, Wireless Facilities, Inc., Alien Technology Corp. and Delta Dental of California. Before being named Partner, he served as a Senior Manager and Director.

Sucharski has been with Armanino since 2004 and has over 12 years of experience delivering financial and IT assurance services in a variety of industries including software, manufacturing and consumer and packaged goods. As the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) practice leader, he focuses the team on delivery of service that balances the cost compliance with the value it adds to a client's organization. He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and has served clients including Veeva Systems, Marketo, SuccessFactors, Delta Dental and Central Garden and Pet. Before being named Partner, he served Armanino as an IT Senior Consultant, Manager, and Director.

"We look forward to many more great years of leadership and excellence from Theresa, Ricardo and Jeremy," said Armanino. "All three of them have served on our Management Advisory Board, shaping the direction of the firm, and have been anchored fixtures of Armanino's culture."

Brown, Martinez and Sucharski's addition to the partnership emphasizes the firm's core values of providing top of the line product quality and unrivaled client service to Armanino's roster of partners and clients.

About Armanino

Armanino LLP is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm in California and the 29th largest firm in the United States. Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, consulting and technology solutions to companies in the U.S. and globally. The firm helps clients adapt and change in every stage of business from start-up through rapid growth to the sale of a company. Armanino emphasizes smart technology; leading a cloud revolution of financial, operational, sales and compliance tools that are transforming the way companies do business. Armanino extends its global services to more than 100 countries through its membership in Moore Stephens International Limited – one of the world's major accounting and consulting membership organizations. In addition to its core consulting and accounting practices, Armanino operates two other divisions – AMF Media Group ( and Financial Horizons (

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