NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ArmaninoLLP, ( the nation's 29th largest accounting and business consulting firm and a leading provider of integrated audit, tax, consulting services and technology solutions, today announced it is strengthening its consulting practices in the Midwest region with two new strategic hires. Business consulting veteran Bryan Rogers, CPA and sales executive Brian King have joined Armanino's team to provide additional consulting expertise and service for the firm's clients in the Midwest.

The hiring of Rogers and King signals Armanino's intention to grow more rapidly in the Midwest. It also brings to the region additional business insight and quality execution that enables clients to increase their performance and competitiveness rapidly and cost-effectively. Rogers and King will introduce more clients to the benefits of implementing new technology tools like Adaptive Planning, QlikView Business Discovery and Intacct Financial Management software.

"Armanino is very pleased to welcome these two dynamic and experienced professionals to our team of experts in the Midwest who work with our clients to improve their performance," says Matt Armanino, chief operating officer of Armanino and leader of the firm's CFO Advisory Services practice. "Their insight into underlying causes of business challenges and their recommendations for action will transform companies interested in advancing their objectives."

Bryan Rogers is a former vice president of Finance who has supported clients large and small in their efforts to increase performance. Prior to joining Armanino, Rogers led an IT transformation at an internationally recognized U.S. medical organization by helping to redesign its financial processes. This client accomplished full implementation of the Adaptive Planning Budgeting and Forecasting tool, resulting in significantly higher productivity and accuracy in the client's forecasting and budgeting activities.

In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, Rogers is a Certified Adaptive Planning Implementer & Partner. He holds a Masters of Business Administration Degree in Finance from DePaul's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance from the University of Iowa.

Brian King, who has a strong background and successful track record in sales of enterprise technology solutions for companies like Oracle, SAP/Business Objects and Kogent, is a sales planning expert who will drive growth and provide additional client service for Armanino's Business Intelligence practice in the Midwest. With more than 17 years in the business intelligence industry, King has extensive experience working with companies to help them drive growth and reduce cost.

Prior to joining Armanino, King achieved consistent year-over-year growth with both existing and new clients. He has developed and implemented go-to-market plans to grow companies geographically and in different product sets.

King holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, and has attended the Foundations of Leadership Program at the Center for Creative Leadership. King also has extensive sales training in customer-centric sales, complex sales and solution selling.

About Armanino

ArmaninoLLP ( is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm in California and the 29th largest firm in the United States. Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, 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 start-up 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 extends its global services to more than 100 countries through its membership in Moore Stephens International Limited – one of the world's major accounting and consulting membership organizations. In addition to its core consulting and accounting practices, Armanino operates two other divisions – AMF Media Group ( and Financial Horizons (

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About Armanino's CFO Advisory Services Practice

Armanino consultants provide comprehensive services to the CFO organizations of fast-growing companies, including Microsoft Dynamics Implementation, CFO Advisory and Outsourcing services. The firm's CFO Advisory Services practice brings leading technology solutions to the strategic challenges faced by CFOs. Armanino's CFO Advisory Services include business intelligence; cloud financials; budgeting, forecasting and planning; governance, risk & compliance; valuation services; fraud and forensic accounting; equity management solutions; technical accounting; and executive search. This deep bench of services provided by Armanino's business leaders who have served as CFOs, controllers and FP&A directors helps finance teams to minimize time spent on low-value accounting processes and increase time spent on strategic decision-making.

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