Our Approach

Five Key Pillars

These are unprecedented times. And we know you, your families and your organizations need support, now more than ever. As noted, one of our top priorities as your trusted advisor is to ensure we’re helping you through these tough times. In speaking with our clients, we think there are five key pillars addressing crisis response management where we can help alleviate stress and overcome hurdles:

Cash Controls & Crisis Management

We answer the question, “How do I stay in business given market volatility?”

Government Aid & Access

We answer the question, “How do I access government assistance?”

HR & Remote Workforce Enablement

We answer the question, “How do I manage my employees?”

Internal & External Communications

We answer the question, “How do I manage what is being shared about the pandemic?”

Industry Solutions

We answer the question, “How do I solve for issues specific to my industry?”

COVID Recovery Tracker
COVID Recovery Tracker
Turn to Data for the Best Course of Action
Gaining access to the best data and then applying it to business needs is proving challenging; a bevy of websites to sort through as well as ancillary data that lack any trends or insights. We wanted to assist businesses by giving them access to information most important to decision making for their business.


We’ve created several resources that align to our five pillars of Crisis Response Management. Those resources are outlined below and are added and updated in real-time. Continue to check back daily for updates.
To avoid penalties, pay at least 50% of the total 2020 deferred employer tax by year-end.

September 28, 2021

Know these key considerations for grant accounting, restrictions on use of the funds and Single Audit requirements.

September 27, 2021

Lenders no longer need Loan Necessity Questionnaires from borrowers seeking forgiveness on PPP loans over $2 million.

July 07, 2021

Financially distressed companies can no longer postpone hard decisions about their operations and ability to compete.

June 11, 2021

How construction firms can overcome challenges like labor and materials shortages while future-proofing their business.

June 09, 2021

Employers with 20+ employees must act now to identify and notify eligible individuals.

April 02, 2021

Adjusting M&A values for COVID-19 involves past impacts, ongoing demand and working capital.

March 31, 2021

Nonprofit PPP loan eligibility was expanded with changes to the limits on the number of employees.

March 30, 2021

Non-public schools are eligible to apply for funding under EANS.

March 18, 2021

The law solves a timing issue with the PPP and SVOG program.

March 12, 2021

The second round of PPP loans are available until March 31, but new qualifications are in effect.

March 01, 2021

The long-awaited guidance regarding treatment of PPP expenses applies to any size company.

February 24, 2021

On February 22, President Biden announced changes to the PPP, meant to help smaller businesses.

February 24, 2021

COVID has created a competitive environment for SaaS. Here’s how to keep your business on top of its game.

February 09, 2021

SALT experts provide clarity by state on PPP Loan deductibility and whether it’s viewed as income.

January 18, 2021

The shuttered venue grant program has fewer requirements and a larger maximum than the PPP.

January 07, 2021

The questions are very specific and comparative to 2019, and borrowers have just 10 days to reply.

November 19, 2020

The SBA has changed the rules of the PPP again and created new questionnaires for large borrowers.

November 11, 2020

The AICPA has indicated that nonprofits can either treat the loans as debt or as a conditional grant.

September 29, 2020

Prospects for significant changes or enhancements to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) look dim.

September 28, 2020

We’re all wondering how a shift to a permanent WFH culture could affect commercial property managers...
Navigate Your Business to its New Normal
White Paper
Navigating to the New Normal
Keeping your business running through typical disruption is challenging, but when faced with a crisis like the coronavirus pandemic, it seems insurmountable. Whatever your path to your new normal looks like, you may find yourself in some or all of the five stages outlined in this white paper. Each phase has its own set of challenges and opportunities but can be overcome.
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Gerry Clancy - Partner, Tax - San Ramon CA
Gerry specializes in Taxation and Business Advisory services where he works with clients in manufacturing, distribution...
Vintage Foster - Partner, Consulting - San Ramon CA | Armanino, AMF Media Group
CEO, AMF Media Group
Vintage Foster started AMF Media Group, a media strategy and communications firm.

San Ramon, CA
Jenn McCabe - Partner, Outsource HR - El Segundo CA | Armanino
Jenn has more than 25 years of outsourced HR & accounting and finance experience.

El Segundo, CA
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