Moss Adams Admits 11 to Partnership

Seattle-based Moss Adams (FY14 net revenue of $429 million) has announced the addition of 11 CPAs and consulting professionals to its partnership.

“We’re proud to recognize the talent and technical expertise that these individuals bring to our firm by adding them to our growing team of partners,” Chris Schmidt, the firm’s chairman and CEO, says. “It’s exciting when we’re able to recognize individuals for their contributions to our firm. I look forward to their continued success in growing and building our people and providing outstanding service to our clients.”

Jode Beauvais was named a partner in the Tacoma, Wash., office. She provides tax, financial and estate planning services to closely held businesses, families and individuals.

Adam Cline and Mark Steranka were named partners in the firm’s Seattle office. Cline, a member of the firm’s state and local tax services team, provides clients with Washington and multi-state tax planning services. Steranka works with the boards and senior management of organizations to improve business performance through strategic planning, go-to-market strategies and operations assessments.

RJ Del Mese and Tricia Galvano were named partners in the firm’s Spokane, Wash., office. Del Mese provides regulatory and consulting services to clients in the rural telecommunications industry, particularly incumbent local exchange carriers and cost-pooling co-ops. Galvano serves clients in the construction and real estate industries, focusing on financial and operational audits and reviews.

Ryan Kuenzi and Ryan Sturgis were named partners in the firm’s Portland, Ore., office. Kuenzi provides tax compliance, consulting and planning services to family-owned and closely held businesses, cooperatives and venture capital–owned businesses. Sturgis provides financial and operational audit services to clients in the financial services industry, specializing in credit unions.

Amanda McCleary-Moore was named a partner in the firm’s Medford, Ore., office. McCleary-Moore provides auditing and other services to tax-exempt clients, including not-for-profit organizations and government entities.

Mrunal Patel was named a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Patel specializes in tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, IRS examinations and accounting methods for clients in manufacturing, consumer products and distribution.

Jerry Yu and Mike Zelda were named partners in the firm’s Santa Rosa office. Yu provides tax and strategic planning services to entrepreneurs and privately held companies in a variety of industries, including technology, real estate and professional services. Zelda provides clients with services related to accounting systems, financial statements, control procedures, spin-off subsidiaries and divisions.

Moss Adams has accelerated its growth in recent years, evolving from a firm of a little over 1,500 employees in 2011 to one with more than 2,200 in 2015. In the same period of time, the firm also added eight locations.