Armanino Press Release
Press Release

Armanino Promotes Jeff Russell to Lead New High Tech and Life Sciences Manufacturing Industries Practice

Consulting Veteran Brings More Than a Decade of Specialty Industry Experience

SAN RAMON, Calif. (November 18, 2014) – Armanino LLP, the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California, announced today that it has named Consulting Director Jeff Russell as its new High Tech & Life Sciences manufacturing industries practice leader. The move coincides with Armanino’s status as a Microsoft Dynamics High Tech & Life Sciences Manufacturing Micro Verticals Partner and the firm’s continued investment in key industry-specific initiatives including Revenue Recognition, FDA validation for business systems, 21 CFR Part 11 & electronic signatures, supply chain integration and lot traceability.

“Jeff thrives on helping our clients identify and implement solutions that support their growth and address their industry challenges,” said Tom Mescall, Armanino’s Partner-in-Charge of Consulting. “He has a unique skill set to evaluate business models and assist clients with implementing solutions for high tech and life sciences manufacturing industries.”

Prior to becoming practice leader, Jeff implemented Microsoft Dynamics AX and CRM for more than 20 engagements in semiconductor, electronic device, medical device, pharmaceutical and outsourced technology manufacturing environments. The new practice leader offers a wide range of expertise in critical industry issues as diverse as supply chain management, intellectual property and operations management.

November 18, 2014

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Armanino LLP ( is one of the 25 largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, business management, 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 startup 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 is an independent member firm of Moore North America Inc. (MNA), which is itself a regional member of Moore Global Network Limited (MGNL), one of the world's major accounting and consulting membership organizations. All the firms associated with MNA and MGNL are independent entities, owned and managed in each location. Their membership in, or association with, MNA or MGNL should not be construed as constituting or implying any partnership between them. In addition to its core consulting and accounting practices, Armanino operates its division, AMF Media Group (, a media and communications services agency. Its affiliate, Intersect Capital ( is an independent financial planning, wealth and lifestyle management firm.

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