Armanino Announces Release of Empowered, Highlighting the Company’s Unprecedented Success



Current and Former Armanino Executives Unveil Their Approach to Creating Industry-Leading Culture, Growth and Entrepreneurship

SAN RAMON, Calif., Aug. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Armanino LLP, one of the 20 largest accounting and consulting firms in the United States, today announced the release of Empowered: Armanino’s secret to success. Co-authored by Andy Armanino (former CEO), Matt Armanino (CEO) and Mary Tressel (Executive Director Emeritus, Armanino Foundation), Authorized offers insight into the history of Armanino, how it developed and maintained a unique entrepreneurial culture to become the fastest growing accounting and consulting firm.

Authorized begins with Armanino’s humble beginnings in San Leandro, California, and tells how its two founders, former members of the accountancy firm Coopers & Lybrand (which later merged with PwC), established a culture of empowerment and entrepreneurship that shaped the future of their business. Told through a series of vignettes and reminiscences of the company at different times in its history, Authorized is the story of how unprecedented growth over the past 52 years has catapulted Armanino to become one of the country’s most respected, award-winning and innovative companies.

“Over the past 15 years in particular, we have followed a rapid but intentional growth trajectory, and we wanted our team to understand how and why we started on this path and arrived at the highway we are on today. ‘ today,” said Matt Armanino, CEO and co-author of Authorized. “The stories of Authorized share the origins of our values ​​and purpose, and how we have always put our people at the center of what we do. By sharing our experiences and learnings, we hope to inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs and leaders as they embark on their own adventures. »

“As we have grown and expanded our services, we have always wanted to be more and do more for our employees and our customers,” said Andy Armanino, former CEO of the company who serves as legal counsel to Armanino. . “We enabled and encouraged people to share their ideas, and as a result, Armanino made many exciting leaps and became known for reinventing itself. Our philosophy from the start has been to create a company that finds and provides opportunities for people. We are a company that seeks to balance the smart side and the soul side of business, and this book is an invitation to those who want to have a greater positive impact in their careers.

“Over the years, the most common question we’ve been asked is, ‘How did you do it?’ Authorized explores our history and stories through the eyes of the team members who have helped us get to where we are today,” said Mary Tressel, Executive Director Emeritus of the Armanino Foundation. “We wanted people to see a reflection of themselves in the story of our history and culture, to understand how empowerment has allowed us to build an alternative to the status quo, and to encourage our team to join us. help write the future chapters of our history.”

Top business author Patrick Lencioni describes the book as “a concrete case study of how to combine innovation, entrepreneurial dexterity, customer service and employee morale” for anyone starting a service business, offering “interesting insights”. and “practical advice that may change”. the path [their] the organization works.

The book is available for purchase on Amazon, with all proceeds from copies sold benefiting the Armanino Foundation’s grantmaking and community service efforts.

About Armanino LLP

Armanino LLP ( is one of the top 20 independent accounting and business advisory firms in the country. Certified B Corporation®, Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, business management, consulting and technology solutions to businesses in the United States and around the world. The firm helps clients adapt and change at every stage of the business, from start-up to rapid growth to the sale of a business. Armanino is focused on 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 leading accounting and advisory organizations. All businesses associated with MNA and MGNL are independent entities, owned and operated in each location. Their membership or association with MNA or MGNL should not be construed as constituting or implying a partnership between them. In addition to its core advisory and accounting practices, Armanino operates its division, AMF Media Group (, a media and communication services agency.

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