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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Armanino Welcomes New Consulting Partner to Governance, Risk and Compliance Practice

Industry Leader Eric Weis Brings More Than 25 Years of GRC Experience

SAN RAMON, Calif., July 2, 2015 – Armanino LLP, the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California, announced today the appointment of Eric Weis as consulting partner effective immediately.  He will join the firm’s Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) practice where he will focus on internal audit, risk management and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) consulting.  Armanino’s GRC practice creates efficiencies for clients by designing an outsource/co-source solution for both operational and financial risk and compliance programs.

“We are excited for Eric to join us after having worked on risk management, SOX and internal audit engagements with more than 60 companies in the Bay Area,” said Tom Mescall, partner-in-charge of consulting at Armanino.  “With experience in a variety of industries and company stages from start up to Fortune 100, Eric will provide our clients with expertise for a diversity of business challenges.”

Before joining Armanino, Eric was a partner at Crowe Horwath where he focused on risk services including internal audit outsourcing and co-sourcing, SOX compliance and best practices in IT governance.  He has also held a variety of GRC roles at Deloitte, PwC and Ernst & Young.

“Armanino first caught my eye because of its tremendous consulting practice growth.  As the leading California-based independent public accounting firm, they have developed an excellent reputation as an entrepreneurial powerhouse while providing quality service to clients,” said Weis.  “I look forward to working with clients on creating customized GRC solutions that fit their specific business needs.”

Eric received a Bachelor of Science in management information systems from Youngstown State University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

To learn more about Armanino’s Governance Risk & Compliance services visit: https://www.armaninollp.com/services/risk-assurance/

About Armanino
Armanino LLP (www.armaninollp.com) is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firms 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 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), a media and communications services agency. Its affiliate, Intersect Capital (www.intersectcapitalllc.com) is an independent financial planning, wealth and lifestyle management firm.