HLB Wins Network of the Year

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 24, 2024) – HLB, the global accounting and advisory network that includes GHJ among its members, was named Network of the Year at the 2024 International Accounting Forum and Awards held in London. The awards are presented by the International Accounting Bulletin and The Accountant teams.

“Our success hinges on our people. By prioritizing trust, respect and our shared values, we have created a culture primed for long-term success,” said HLB Global CEO Marco Donzelli. “Promoting trust and transparency among our clients worldwide is crucial to our success. To do this, we maintain high quality standards across the network and offer a top-class service across audit, accounting, tax and advisory services. Together we make it happen.”

Network of the Year is awarded to a multi-firm organization that has demonstrated profitable growth strategies during the past 12 months and has excelled in key strategic and operational areas. HLB stood out due to its innovative offerings to clients worldwide and its global growth — it was named the 8th largest network in the world earlier this year.

“HLB has continued to lead the industry by offering innovative services and investing in its people,” said GHJ Managing Partner and HLB USA Chairman Tom Barry. “We are happy to celebrate this win with our HLB colleagues and proud to be part of a network that shares our values.”

GHJ leverages the HLB network to serve multi-location clients in a timely and efficient manner. Additionally, several GHJ leaders contribute directly to the success of HLB in global leadership positions: Tom serves as HLB USA Chairman and is a member of HLB’s Executive Committee, GHJ Partner and Advisory Practice Leader Anant Patel serves as HLB Global Leader – Network Capabilities and GHJ Partner and Chief Strategy Officer Mari-Anne Kehler serves as HLB Global Leader of Client Advisory Services.

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).