Armanino Press Release
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Tax Expert Mark C. Hutchison Joins As Partner

Hutchison Brings a Team of Five with Deep Entertainment Experience to Firm’s Los Angeles Office

SAN RAMON, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2016) – Armanino LLP, the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California, announced today that it has welcomed Mark C. Hutchison as its newest tax partner.  Hutchison joins the firm with more than 25 years of experience at the partner level in a range of tax solutions for service, production, distribution, finance and sales agent companies in the entertainment industry and for high net worth individuals.  He also brings with him a team of five professionals with a combined 20 years of tax experience in the entertainment industry.

“Mark and his team are poised to make an immediate impact in our entertainment practice by further diversifying our client base.  We are excited about the industry insights that he brings to the firm,” said Andy Armanino, managing partner of Armanino.  “Mark is a respected thought leader having been a regular contributor to the Film Finance Forum at several festivals including the Cannes Film Festival, New York Film Festival and Toronto Film Festival.”

Hutchison joins Armanino from Rothstein Kass, where he served as a tax partner.  Previously he served in a variety of roles at KPMG, including 18 years as partner.  A native of California, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from California State University, Northridge and received his Master of Science degree in taxation from Golden Gate University.  Hutchison is a member of the Motion Picture and Television Tax Insitute and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and co-author of Film Financing and Television Programming: A Taxation Guide.

January 05, 2016

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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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