KROST Featured in LABJ: KROST Adds West L.A. Accounting Firm to Roster

KROST was recently featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal article, "KROST Adds West L.A. Accounting Firm to Roster".  Below is a teaser of the article.

"Pasadena-based accounting and consultant firm Krost has purchased West L.A.-based Gaynor & Umanoff, according to the firms.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Chris Gaynor and Richard Umanoff, Gaynor & Umanoff’s principals, and others with the West L.A. firm bring “industry depth and technical expertise” that will benefit Krost’s tax department, according to Krost Managing Principal Greg Kniss.

“We were looking for really good talent, expertise from the partners and quality of clients – and, also, location,” said Kniss in an interview. “It’s presence on the west side of Los Angeles is helpful for staff retention if you have long commutes to our offices in Pasadena and Woodland Hills. And there are clients on the west side, it helps to us to service them better.”

The last Krost acquisition came in 2015 with the addition of Douglas Venturelli & Co.

The Gaynor & Umanoff acquisition gives Krost four regional offices with Valencia and Woodland Hills outposts in..." Read full article here.

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