Andersen is the founding member of Andersen Global, an international association of legally separate, independent member firms with more than 4,500 professionals worldwide, over 600 global Partners, and a presence in over 148 locations through its member firms and collaborating firms. In the U.S., Andersen has more than 1,000 personnel located in 19 cities across the country. Andersen encompasses top advisors with previous experience in the international accounting firms, law firms, IRS, and state taxing authorities. Many of our advisors hold multiple professional credentials and have depth in a wide range of capabilities allowing us to provide clients with comprehensive, integrated solutions.

We specialize in full service individual and business entity tax compliance and consulting. Our clients are at the center of our operating model which is structured to allow us to be entrepreneurial and proactive in our approach, and enables our Managing Directors to “roll up their sleeves” and work directly with you. As an Andersen client, the professionals you get to know in your first meeting are the same professionals who will be working with you throughout the process.


Petra N. Loer

Armanino LLP

Armanino LLP is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California. We are a nationwide leader in serving privately-held companies, as well as, nonprofit organizations and public entities.

We provide four main areas of service – assurance/audit, tax, consulting and business management. Our technology focus and global services are key aspects of our service lines. We work with clients in a large range of industries including technology, manufacturing and distribution, consumer-retail, nonprofit, private schools, real estate, professional services, life sciences, insurance and healthcare. Our offices are located in California, the West and Mid-West regions of the US, and we have consultants on the ground at key locations across the nation. We provide global services in more than 100 countries through our membership in Moore Stephens International Limited – one of the world's major accounting and consulting organizations.

Baker & McKenzie

For over 45 years, Silicon Valley companies have relied on Baker & McKenzie to solve global problems that arise when great ideas meet market opportunity. From the garage to global icon, we work alongside clients of all sizes as an extension of their in-house team to break down barriers to growth and pave the way to success. We help you mitigate global risks and increase cross-border efficiencies so that your company remains focused on driving innovation, developing talent and pursuing rapid international growth.

Today, we represent 17 of the top 20 companies in Silicon Valley in an average of 30 countries.


Brendan Gilmartin
Manager, Business Development, Silicon Valley
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Two Embarcadero Center, 11th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111, United States
Direct: +1 415 591 3246
Mobile: +1 415 606 9086

Craig Lilly
Baker & McKenzie LLP
660 Hansen Way
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1044, USA
Tel: +1 650 251 5947
Fax: +1 650 856 9299

Burr, Pilger & Mayer

BPM, the largest California based accounting and consulting firm, offers tax, business consulting, wealth management and audit services across a wide spectrum of industries from offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, San Jose, Walnut Creek, Novato and Santa Rosa, California.

The 400-person firm is locally owned, with a strong foundation of environmental, social and philanthropic stewardship.

Chase Commercial Bank

Chase Commercial Banking serves more than 23,000 corporate, state, municipal, financial institution and non-profit clients in the U.S with annual revenue generally ranging from $20 million to $2 billion and nearly 36,000 real estate investors and owners. The firm offers a comprehensive set of financial products and services, including credit, equipment finance, real estate finance, treasury services and provides clients with access to the investment services of J.P. Morgan.

Chase offers you the local delivery of global capabilities and specialized industry expertise. Our experienced bankers and dedicated service professionals take the time to understand your needs, are empowered to make decisions locally and deliver a comprehensive set of financial solutions.

RSM International

RSM is a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market. We guide our clients through business challenges by understanding their needs and bringing together the right team to address them. With 9,000 professionals and associates in 90 cities nationwide and access to more than 41,000 people in 120 countries through our membership in RSM International, we can meet your needs wherever in the world you do business.


Will Vogelsang, Partner


Spiralgroup is an award-winning integrated marketing agency that helps technology-based companies increase sales and improve their market value through better marketing and PR programs. Providing the hands-on service and deep industry experience of a boutique combined with the capabilities and connections of a large international firm, Spiralgroup has served over 150 clients worldwide, ranging from such industry leaders as Apple, Cisco, Hitachi, HP, and Huawei to privately-held companies, startups, and services firms. Spiralgroup acts as the marketing advisor to FEI Silicon Valley.


Stuart McFaul, President
415-869-8579 x 701


Ranked in the top three corporate service providers globally, Vistra is a versatile group of professionals, providing a uniquely broad range of services and solutions. Our capabilities span across company formations to trust, fiduciary, private client services, and fund administration. Vistra employs over 4,300 employees across 46 jurisdictions.

Vistra’s International Expansion team helps clients mitigate the risks of international expansion and protect their businesses. Our services include establishing offices, obtaining the necessary licensing to operate in foreign markets, and managing ongoing operations related to accounting, tax, compliance, company secretarial, global mobility, human resources, and payroll. Additionally, Vistra’s software platform allows clients to manage their global operations from one location. For more information, visit


Contact: Matthew Campbell;
(510) 499-0381