Brigante, Cameron, Watters & Strong (BCWS) has joined Armanino

Brigante, Cameron, Watters & Strong (BCWS) has Joined Armanino
Brigante, Cameron, Watters & Strong (BCWS) Has Joined Armanino

On November 1, 2021, accounting firm Brigante, Cameron, Watters & Strong, LLP joined Armanino, one of the most highly regarded and entrepreneurial firms in the industry with a net promoter score that nearly triples the accounting industry average. The two companies share a vision of providing highly strategic consultation to clients and as a top 25 public accounting and consulting firm, offer a deep bench of expertise and expanded capabilities relevant to your business needs. BCWS will carry the Armanino LLP name and adds a new office for Armanino in Torrance, California, expanding Armanino’s footprint in the South Bay region. This brings Armanino’s current Southern California presence to six offices, up from only one in 2015. The firm serves clients nationally, with Southern California office locations that stretch from the San Fernando Valley to Orange County.

“BCWS is well-respected in the South Bay business community, because they emphasize the importance of understanding clients and guiding them with long-term strategy above and beyond the competition,” said Matt Armanino, CEO of Armanino LLP. “They share our commitment to client service and entrepreneurial thinking, which makes them the perfect fit to lead our efforts in the South Bay-Long Beach market.”

By joining together, BCWS clients will instantly have access to an expanded suite of accounting and consulting offerings. Armanino’s Tax practice, with its deep bench, can provide on-demand expertise on a multitude of issues, including international tax, state and local tax, transfer pricing, R&D tax credits, transaction advisory, provision, estate and trust, partnerships and qualified business income. Its audit team can serve any need from A-133 and financial statements to benefit plans and SEC audits.

“Joining with Armanino comes as a strategic decision to meet the growing needs of our increasingly sophisticated clients,” said John Cameron, partner at BCWS. “Client service has always been our touchstone, and joining Armanino creates new ways for us to take our relationships with clients to the next level.”

“We are also excited about the opportunity this transaction brings to our nearly two dozen professionals, who look forward to working with an expanded team of industry and service line experts to serve this growing region and beyond,” added Vickash Prasad, partner at BCWS.

Armanino’s strong growth is anchored in its pursuit of expanded service lines, technology solutions and specialized expertise. The firm has been listed on Inside Public Accounting’s Best of the Best Managed Firms list for 19 out of the last 20 years and is regularly featured in best places to work lists. Armanino is a Certified B Corporation, which means the firm is committed to not only being the best professional services firm in the world, but to be the best firm for the world by balancing people and purpose with profits.