San Ramon, Calif.-based Armanino (FY15 net revenue of $164.2 million) announced that Michael Boulton, Stacie Kowalczyk, Tony Lam, Min Riblett and Sergio Salas have been admitted as partners.
New partners include professionals in tax, audit and consulting services in five offices across California. Each has demonstrated exceptional client service and leadership, and many have served on the firm’s management advisory board or women’s advancement network. With women making up 40% of internal partners this year, the firm is making progress toward the network’s goal of elevating women to leadership positions.
“We have an exceptional group of public accounting pros joining the partnership this year. Over the years they have each contributed greatly to the success of the firm,” says MP Andy Armanino.
Michael Boulton, audit partner, is based in the firm’s San Jose office and has more than 10 years of experience in public accounting. He specializes in financial statement audits of nonprofit organizations and private and publicly held middle-market businesses.
Stacie Kowalczyk, audit partner, works in the firm’s San Francisco office and has more than 12 years of experience providing audits, reviews and other attestation services to for-profit entities in the retail, consumer products, smart grid technology and professional services industries. She also has extensive experience providing audit services to nonprofit organizations who receive federal funding needing a single audit.
Tony Lam, tax partner, works in the firm’s San Ramon office where he assists closely held businesses on tax consulting and compliance. With more than 15 years of experience, he leads the firm’s tax training program.
Min Riblett, tax partner, works in San Ramon and has more than 10 years of experience with a specialty in tax planning, consulting and compliance for closely held businesses and high-net-worth individuals and families. She is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese, and is a founding member of the firm’s women’s advancement network.
Sergio Salas, tax partner, is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office and has more than 17 years of experience. Sergio specializes in the real estate industry, advising clients on their personal taxes, as well as real estate transaction and deal structures. He also has extensive experience in partnership taxation.