SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Armanino LLP, the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California, announced today that it has named Consulting Director Jeff Russell as its new High Tech & Life Sciences manufacturing industries practice leader. The move coincides with Armanino's status as a Microsoft Dynamics High Tech & Life Sciences Manufacturing Micro Verticals Partner and the firm's continued investment in key industry-specific initiatives including Revenue Recognition, FDA validation for business systems, 21 CFR Part 11 & electronic signatures, supply chain integration and lot traceability.
"Jeff thrives on helping our clients identify and implement solutions that support their growth and address their industry challenges," said Tom Mescall, Armanino's Partner-in-Charge of Consulting. "He has a unique skill set to evaluate business models and assist clients with implementing solutions for high tech and life sciences manufacturing industries."
Prior to becoming practice leader, Jeff implemented Microsoft Dynamics AX and CRM for more than 20 engagements in semiconductor, electronic device, medical device, pharmaceutical and outsourced technology manufacturing environments. The new practice leader offers a wide range of expertise in critical industry issues as diverse as supply chain management, intellectual property and operations management.
About Armanino's Microsoft Dynamics Consulting Practice
Armanino is a Microsoft Inner Circle and Gold Certified Microsoft Dynamics ERP/CRM partner and among the top 1% of partners in the world. The firm is a value-added reseller (VAR) and implementation partner for Microsoft Dynamics AX, Dynamics GP, Dynamics CRM, SharePoint and Office365. Additionally, the firm offers a variety of add-on solutions, including Microsoft Dynamics AX for High Tech Industries' Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CfMD); Revenue Management, Supply Chain Interface, RMA and Warranty Management. Armanino provides implementation, training, upgrade and customization services to a variety of mid-market and enterprise clients across the nation.
About Armanino LLP
Armanino LLP (www.amllp.com) is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California and one of the largest firms 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 their organization 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 (www.fhllc.com).