Armanino Names Grant Lam, Scott Mangelson, Dean Quiambao and Scott Schimberg as Partners

SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Armanino LLP, the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California, announced today that it has welcomed Grant Lam, Scott Mangelson, Dean Quiambao and Scott Schimberg as firm partners. Lam, Mangelson, Quiambao and Schimberg's addition to the partnership strengthens Armanino's investment in providing a range of accounting and technology consulting solutions to empower growth oriented mid-sized organizations.

"We congratulate Grant, Scott, Dean and Scott on this major career achievement," said Andy Armanino, managing partner at Armanino. "Each of them possesses a passion for serving our clients and acting as leaders in the firm by ensuring top-of-the-line quality client solutions and preparing our staff through guidance and mentoring."

Lam, who joined Armanino in 2003, has more than 12 years of experience in auditing and consulting companies and organizations in a range of industries. He works extensively with nonprofits and specializes in single audits. Grant has helped over 100 different companies and nonprofit organizations meet their audit requirements. His clients include companies in the financial services, insurance, leasing and mortgage lending industries. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and California Society of CPAs. He is also a member of Armanino's technical committee, which guides the firm's technical accounting and auditing practices.

Mangelson has more than 20 years of sales and marketing executive leadership experience, beginning in manufacturing operations. Over the course of his career, he has lead global sales and marketing teams and has consulted and deployed ERP, CRM and supply chain management software to companies in a variety of industries including high tech and electronics, wholesale distribution, consumer packaged goods, manufacturing and telecommunications, among others. His international experience has included consulting with companies in Mexico, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Singapore, Japan and China. As a Microsoft Dynamics CRM Certified specialist, he is well equipped as a leader in the firm's Microsoft Dynamics practice.

Quiambao joined Armanino in 2001 and leads the firm's accounting business development efforts in pairing potential clients with Armanino's wide breadth of offerings. Quiambao's twelve years as a member of Armanino's audit department have provided him a foundation not consistent with many business development professionals. Since 2012, he has helped over 60 organizations find an accounting partner in Armanino. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of CPAs and the National Business Officers Association.

Schimberg has more than 20 years of accounting experience and has served in a variety of industry roles including stints as Assistant Controller, Controller and VP of Finance at numerous companies. He has over a decade of experience in consulting focusing on implementing ERP systems. He currently leads the Intacct team, a cloud based ERP solution. He is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants, where he served as President of the Amador Valley Chapter, as well as a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and California Society of CPAs.

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ArmaninoLLP ( is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm 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 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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