GHJ Expands Tax Leadership Team with New Partner

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 8, 2023) – GHJ, a national advisory and accounting firm, is happy to announce it is expanding its Tax Practice with the addition of Partner Gina McLeod. A well-respected tax professional and inspirational leader, she previously served as partner at a Big Four firm.

Gina brings more than 20 years of public accounting experience providing tax services to clients across multiple industries, including filmed entertainment, food and beverage, manufacturing and distribution and media and advertising.

“Gina’s extensive tax knowledge and passion for leading and mentoring others will allow us to better serve our clients,” said GHJ Tax Practice Leader Akash Sehgal. “Our Tax Practice includes more than 100 professionals around the country. We are happy to have experts like Gina who will enhance our breadth of service offerings.”

Gina is a proud mother and passionate about philanthropy. She sits on the Board of Directors for We Are Brave Together, a nonprofit that offers support and resources for mothers caring for children with disabilities, physical and mental health challenges and other unique needs.

She is looking forward to working with GHJ’s clients and employees and contributing to GHJ’s #BeMore culture, which encourages GHJ’s team members to pursue their personal and professional goals to serve self, family and Firm.

“GHJ has experienced significant growth in the past few years and we want to continue developing a strong team of innovative leaders and collaborators,” said GHJ Managing Partner Tom Barry. “Gina brings her technical expertise and her commitment to giving back to the community, which align with our #BeMore culture. I look forward to working alongside her and my other partners as we continue to meet clients where they are.”

In 2023, GHJ was named the seventh fastest-growing firm in the U.S. by Accounting Today. This was driven by GHJ’s #BeMore culture, which GHJ won Employee Experience of the Year at the 2023 Transform Awards and was named the DEI-Focused Firm of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal and California Society of CPAs.

About GHJ

GHJ is a national advisory and accounting firm with employees in more than 27 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 and Top Regional Leader in the West 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 22 partners and nearly 250 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).