Armanino Press Release
Press Release
Armanino Promotes 7 New Partners for 2019
January 07, 2019
New Partners Come From Audit, Business Management, Consulting and Tax Practices

SAN RAMON, Calif. (Jan. 7, 2019) – Armanino LLP, one of the top 25 largest accounting and business consulting firms in the U.S., today announced the promotion of seven new firm partners effective Jan. 1, 2019. This new partner class includes professionals in tax, audit, business management and consulting across five offices in California and Texas. Nearly a third of the new partners are women, in line with the firm’s goal of meeting or exceeding the industry average, and almost all were enrolled in the firm’s Partner Track program. Partner Track allows a group of selected partner candidates to utilize multiple resources to help them demonstrate the firm’s values, individually and as a group, and showcase their overall contributions to the firm.

“We are very excited to welcome this new class of partners,” said Matt Armanino, CEO of Armanino LLP. “Each partner exemplifies our purpose, values and anchors and possesses the skills that will drive the firm into the future with extraordinary opportunities.”

Several of this year’s new partners were also members of the Management Advisory Board, a group of manager leaders who plan, develop and execute initiatives to develop people, grow the firm and improve processes.

Armanino’s 2019 new partners include:

Carolyn Bremer, Consulting partner, is based in the firm’s Dallas office and has more than 20 years in public accounting, including nine years between two Big Four firms. She provides consulting services in forensic accounting and fraud investigations for a wide range of clients, including small privately held businesses, multibillion-dollar public companies, public sector entities, governmental agencies and legal counsel.

Darice Chan, Tax partner, is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and has 15 years of experience in public accounting, including five years at a Big Four firm. She has extensive experience in corporate tax consulting, international tax and tax provision and compliance.

Matt Gard, Audit partner, is based in the San Ramon office and has more than 12 years of public accounting experience. Matt works with clients in the nonprofit sector, financial services, and manufacturing and distribution industries.

Jonathan March, Tax partner, is based in the Dallas office and has more than 11 years of public accounting experience. Jonathan works with high net worth individuals and successful families on their income, gift and estate tax planning and compliance needs.

Chris Mays, Business Management partner, is based in the Los Angeles area and is part of the Business Management and Family Office Services team. He has more than 20 years of experience working with high net worth individuals – entertainers, entrepreneurs, executives and their families – on estate, trust and planning issues.

Ryan Prindiville, Consulting partner, is based in the San Ramon office and heads the Strategy and Transformation consulting practice, providing management consulting, assessments and roadmaps for clients in all of Armanino’s business segments. His experience includes business, technology and operations leadership experience in Fortune 50, mid-market and entrepreneurial environments, and he has led global teams in the Americas, Asia and Europe with a wide variety of consulting roles across several industries.

Scott Schwartz, Consulting partner, is based in the San Francisco office. He helps privately held, pre-IPO and public companies handle a wide array of business valuation needs, equity compensation challenges and technical accounting issues..

About ArmaninoLLP

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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