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Friday, May 8, 2015

Armanino Named a Best Place to Work in Bay Area


Firm Recognized by San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 8, 2015 – Armanino LLP, the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California, announced today it was named to the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Best Places to Work for the ninth time. The list honors organizations and business across all industries whose employees highly rate them on a variety of issues including teamwork, compensation and benefits, and good management policies. Honorees were determined by employee surveys provided by Quantum Workplace.

“It’s our great people who make Armanino successful,” said Andy Armanino, managing partner of Armanino LLP. “Our philosophy has always been to invest in our staff so they feel professionally fulfilled and have opportunities to grow their careers. This strategy has led to one of the best retention rates in our industry.”

Through its Armanino U leadership and development program, the firm has a full course of leadership training tailored to employees at every career level, including a newly developed partnership track that mentors individuals along their journey to partner. Additionally, all employees are encouraged to participate in suggesting policy and business planning.

“Opportunity sets the cultural tone at the firm. We make sure that the communication channels are open between senior leaders, managers and staff,” said Armanino. “We are interested in good ideas no matter where they come from on the organizational chart and are committed to ensuring that employees with the ability and commitment to succeed are given the tools to do so.”

Stacie Kowlaczyk, senior audit manager and Manager Advisory Board member, added, “As a member of the firm’s Manager Advisory Board, I’m given the opportunity to both strengthen leadership experience and advance firm strategic initiatives forward.  The interest that executive leadership has in ensuring all voices are heard creates a more engaging environment that encourages employees to grow their careers here.”

Armanino’s work-life integration is represented through a variety of activities and flexible benefits. Company-sponsored recreational sports teams are popular year-round and the PTO My Choice Plan allows staff to purchase up to two additional PTO weeks each year.  Through its Great Give initiative, every employee is given the opportunity to spend a workday giving back through a firm-wide day of organized community service. Since 2009, the Armanino workforce has donated over 10,000 hours of community service to more than 100 nonprofit organizations ranging from local schools, assisted living communities, and animal shelters to food banks, homeless shelters and many other community organizations.  Additional perks include travel vouchers for long tenured employees.

The firm continues to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.  To learn more, please visit San Francisco Business Times.

About Armanino
Armanino LLP (www.armaninollp.com) is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based 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 its division—AMF Media Group (www.amfmediagroup.com), media and communications services and its affiliate, Intersect Capital (www.intersectcapitalllc.com) an independent financial planning, wealth and lifestyle management firm.