SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Armanino LLP, the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California, announced today the appointment of 20-year industry veteran Gerry Clancy as tax partner effective immediately. Gerry's practice areas include tax planning and preparation of corporation, s-corporation, partnership, individual, trust and estate tax returns. Gerry also performs general business advisory and strategic planning services for clients assisting them with entity selection and structure, structuring mergers and acquisitions and he also represents clients before federal and state taxing authorities.
"Gerry's experience with integrated financial solutions fits perfectly with our vision of deploying a full basket of accounting and consulting solutions for our clients," said Andy Armanino, managing partner of Armanino. "His two decades of knowledge in business advisor, tax planning and compliance brings an understanding of the needs and issues faced by the CFO organization."
Before joining Armanino, Gerry served as a partner at Comyns Smith McCleary & Deaver LLP, where he advised clients on entity selection, tax planning, compliance and mergers and acquisitions. He also held various tax and audit roles at Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Gerry received a bachelor's degree in business administration from California Polytechnic State University and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, California Society of CPAs and the Surety & Fidelity Association of America.
ArmaninoLLP (www.armaninollp.com) is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm in California and one of the 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).