GHJ Announces Gina McLeod as Tax Practice Leader

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 1, 2024) – GHJ, a leading national advisory and accounting firm, is proud to announce the appointment of Gina McLeod as the new Tax Practice Leader. With over 20 years of public accounting experience and a significant tenure at a Big Four firm, Gina is uniquely positioned to guide GHJ’s Tax Practice through its next phase of expansion and innovation.

In recent years, GHJ has seen tremendous expansion and was named the 7th fastest-growing firm in the U.S. by Accounting Today in 2023. Throughout this period, the Firm maintained its commitment to excellence. Gina’s proven track record equips her with the expertise and insight necessary to scale GHJ’s Tax Practice effectively and ensure the Firm continues to exceed the evolving expectations of its clients.

“Gina's leadership is not just about guiding our Tax Practice; it is about embodying and furthering our Firm’s mission and vision on a larger scale. Her strategic approach is perfectly in sync with our core values of #BrightMinds, #BraveHearts and #BoldActions,” said GHJ Managing Partner Tom Barry. “Gina's unique blend of technical expertise and passion for excellence will undoubtedly propel GHJ towards achieving greater heights to reinforce our commitment to help our clients and our people #BeMore.”

“As I step into this role, I am committed to leading our team towards delivering high-quality and exemplary service that exceeds our clients' expectations,” Gina explained. “My decision to join GHJ was driven by a strong alignment with the Firm’s #BeMore culture and a passion for leading teams in a supportive and authentic environment. I will lead our team guided by these same tenets and continue GHJ’s commitment to fostering a culture of excellence and collaboration.”

Gina's contributions extend beyond her professional achievements. She actively participates in community service by serving on the Board of Directors for We Are Brave Together and has held various leadership roles in nonprofit organizations. Her holistic approach to leadership emphasizes both professional excellence and community involvement and aligns with GHJ's core values and mission.

Gina’s appointment as Tax Practice Leader is a testament to GHJ's commitment to leadership, innovation and excellence in client service. Under her guidance, GHJ's Tax Practice is poised for a new era of growth and success to reinforce the Firm's reputation as a leader in the advisory and accounting industry.

About GHJ

GHJ is a national advisory and accounting firm with employees in nearly 30 states and clients around the world. Our team of experts meet clients where they are and provide personalized service for nonprofit, food and beverage, entertainment and media and health and wellness companies. Ranked as a Top-100 Firm, 7th Fastest-Growing Firm, Top Regional Leader in the West and Best Firm to Work For by Accounting Today, GHJ is passionate about helping clients and its people #BeMore by focusing on building thriving businesses and creating a better future.

Through its affiliation with HLB International, a global network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers, GHJ is able to partner with other top firms around the world. GHJ’s audit, tax and advisory teams leverage the HLB network to partner with its clients and give clients access to member firms in over 157 countries across the globe. GHJ has 20 partners and more than 200 staff members, who serve thousands of clients. The Firm is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC), the California Society of CPAs and the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofit).