SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Armanino LLP, one of the top 25 largest accounting and business consulting firms in the U.S., today announced it has welcomed industry veterans Terri Oppelt as director and Kendra Edson as client relations and marketing manager to the firm’s Law Firm Services group. Both professionals bring unique service capabilities that help law firms maximize operational efficiency and value.

“Terri and Kendra bring deep expertise in issues critical to law firms, such as profitability and HR compliance, to a practice that is unique in the market,” said David Roberts, partner-in-charge of Law Firm Services at Armanino. “Our team has decades of experience working with and inside of law firms, providing a wide array of solutions such as outsourced accounting and operations, firm strategy, succession planning, compensation strategies and more. With the addition of Terri and Kendra, we can now offer solutions to meet even more law firm operating needs in areas such as business development, marketing and HR.”

Armanino is the only firm in the Western U.S. with a combined consulting and accounting practice that is exclusively dedicated to serving the business needs of law firms. Its Law Firm Services group provides a full spectrum of advisory services―from profitability analysis and benchmarking, cybersecurity and mergers and acquisitions support, to tax and assurance services and temporary COOs, CFOs and controllers.

Terri Oppelt, CLM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP consults in all areas of law firm management and operations, including strategic planning, compensation, accounting and billing, administration support strategies, HR and leadership, organizational change, training and retreats. Prior to joining Armanino, she served as executive director at Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP and as director of administration at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. Terri holds a Bachelor of Science in management from Pepperdine University.

Kendra Edson leads the team’s business development and marketing initiatives. In her role, she oversees efforts to expand and improve relationships with law firm clients and strategically engage new clients. Kendra’s career has been spent in senior account management, business development and marketing roles within professional service firms, primarily in the legal sector. Prior to joining Armanino, she served as relationship manager at First Republic Bank and as vice president of legal services banking at City National Bank. Kendra holds a Bachelor of Science in mass communications from Boston University.

For more information on Armanino’s Law Firm Services, please visit: https://www.armaninollp.com/industries/legal/

About Armanino LLPArmanino LLP ( www.armaninollp.com ) is one of the top 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. The firm 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 its division, AMF Media Group ( www.amfmediagroup.com ), a media and communications services agency. Its affiliate, Intersect Capital ( www.intersectcapitalllc.com ), is an independent financial planning, wealth and lifestyle management firm.

Kyle McGuire, AMF Media Group925.790.2788 kyle@amfmediagroup.com