Armanino Plans Significant Technology Offerings to Support Evolving Needs of its Growing Manufacturing and Distribution Client Base

Tony Caleca Elevated to Manufacturing Leader to Oversee Firm’s Growth Initiatives as it Continues to Deliver Holistic Digital Transformation and Business Advisory Services for Manufacturing Clients

SAN RAMON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Armanino LLP, one of the 20 largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the U.S., announces the firm is expanding its in-house analytical and operational technology offerings to better service its manufacturing client base, from complete digital transformation support to audit, tax and financial services, as well as other business advisory needs. To lead this initiative, Armanino has named partner and Midwest Market Leader Tony Caleca to Manufacturing Industry Leader.

Whether it be supply chain management or improved customer service, the manufacturing industry is facing a growing need to better leverage technology, including artificial intelligence, to increase productivity and efficiency as businesses look for an edge to remain competitive and adapt to changing demands of their customers. From food and beverage to durable goods, industrial manufacturing and more, Armanino has a strong track record of delivering high-touch digital business solutions and professional advisory services to a range of manufacturing clients.

Caleca, who is based in St. Louis, leads the firm’s Midwest operations and a core area of the firm’s manufacturing client base, and will now spearhead the development of key technology service offerings to directly address manufacturer and distribution client needs such as inventory management systems, ERP software, advanced pricing tools, IoT and automation to reduce production downtime and other customizable solutions that can be tailored to a client’s direct needs.

“Having Tony at the helm of our manufacturing services industry will ensure that we can best support these clients through every stage of their growth as we deepen our industry focus,” said Matt Armanino, CEO and managing partner of Armanino. “Tony is leading a Manufacturing and Distribution leadership team that brings an exceptional understanding of how advanced technology can revolutionize business operations, as well as extensive experience in guiding mergers and acquisition strategies. His leadership will elevate the client experience for manufacturing industry businesses, giving them the expertise they need to solve today’s operational challenges and developing strategic roadmaps for a successful future.”

Armanino’s success in the manufacturing sector stems from the firm’s highly qualified Strategy and Transformation consulting practice. This team of consultancy experts works closely with each client to lay out a business strategy that comprehensively addresses all facets needed to ensure success. Utilizing feedback and Armanino’s deep understanding of the complex needs of the manufacturing industry, the firm intends to roll out new service offerings throughout 2023. Beyond technology, Armanino intends to expand its ESG-related advisory services to support the manufacturing industry’s transition into more sustainable and environmentally-friendly business efforts.

“We’ve spent significant time working with manufacturing clients across the country helping them navigate the many disruptions these businesses have faced over the past few years and we understand their pain points and needs,” said Caleca. “Our technical and skilled team know the importance of staying ahead of the curve and constantly improving our offerings to meet the needs of our clients. We look forward to bringing the manufacturing industry innovative solutions to drive their success.”

Learn more about Armanino’s work with manufacturing, distribution and wholesale clients.

About Armanino

Armanino LLP is one of the 20 largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. A Certified B Corporation®, Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, business management, consulting and technology solutions to companies in the U.S. and globally. The firm helps clients adapt and change in every stage of business, from startup through rapid growth to the sale of a company. Armanino emphasizes smart technology, leading a cloud revolution of financial, operational, sales and compliance tools that are transforming the way companies do business. Armanino is an independent member firm of Moore North America Inc. (MNA), which is itself a regional member of Moore Global Network Limited (MGNL), one of the world’s major accounting and consulting membership organizations. All the firms associated with MNA and MGNL are independent entities, owned and managed in each location. Their membership in, or association with, MNA or MGNL should not be construed as constituting or implying any partnership between them. In addition to its core consulting and accounting practices, Armanino operates its division, AMF Media Group (, a media and communications services agency.


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