Armanino Adds Cloud Technology Industry Leader Dave Burlington to Partnership

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SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ArmaninoLLP, (www.amllp.com) the nation's 29th largest accounting and business consulting firm and a leading provider of integrated audit, tax, consulting services and technology solutions, today announced it has added software industry executive Dave Burlington as a Consulting partner. Burlington will lead Armanino's cloud consulting practice and take advantage of a market that IHS predicts will grow to $235 billion by 2017.

"We're really excited to add Dave who is a well-recognized cloud software executive to our team," said Matt Armanino, COO and Consulting Partner of Armanino. "Clients turn to Armanino for our depth and breadth of Cloud Solutions knowledge and hands-on implementation, integration and customization capabilities. Dave will lead this fast-growing practice and help our clients take advantage of cloud technology and the efficiencies it provides."

Burlington has served on multiple technology company advisory boards and was Group Vice President of Applications and Technology at Taleo, one of the early cloud software pioneers. Most recently, he served as COO at Epocrates, a publicly funded mobile health software company. In his previous roles, Burlington managed product lines from concept and development to marketing, sales, consulting and customer support.

Armanino is helping CFOs use cloud technologies to scale their businesses by assisting with cloud strategies, cloud deployments and cloud integration. The firm has partnered with leading cloud software solutions like Intacct, Adaptive Planning, EASi and Microsoft. As the nation's 7th largest value added reseller (VAR), Armanino has gathered a number of cloud software industry accolades, including:

A key example of Armanino's cloud customization and integration expertise is the Armanino Intacct Marketplace (http://www.amllp.com/intacct-marketplace/). Created by the firm's certified implementation and development experts, the Armanino Intacct Marketplace offers industry-specific solutions and integrations for software and SaaS companies, professional services firms and nonprofit organizations.

"Armanino has built an outstanding reputation for delivering world class technology solutions for our clients," said Burlington. "I am extremely enthused to build on this tradition and help lead the effort to strengthen Armanino's position as the leader in the cloud solution space."

About Armanino

ArmaninoLLP (www.amllp.com) 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 (www.amfmediagroup.com) and Financial Horizons (http://www.fhllc.com).

About Armanino's Consulting Practice

Armanino consultants provide comprehensive services and leading technology solutions to the strategic challenges faced by the CFO organizations of fast-growing companies. Our Consulting team services address the full spectrum of business processes, from enterprise resource planning (ERP) to customer relationship management (CRM); business intelligence; cloud financials; budgeting, forecasting and planning; governance, risk & compliance; valuation services; fraud and forensic accounting; equity management solutions; technical accounting; and executive search. This deep bench of services provided by Armanino's business leaders who have served as CFOs, industry executives and IT leaders helps finance teams to minimize time spent on low-value accounting processes and increase time spent on strategic decision-making.

CONTACT: Lori Colvin, Armanino 925.790.2736 / Lori@amllp.com Kyle McGuire, AMF Media Group 925.790.2788 / Kyle@amfmediagroup.com

Source: Armanino