Moss Adams, the accounting, consulting and wealth management firm, has agreed to combine with Ryan and McDonald LLP, a public accounting firm located in Salinas, Calif. effective Aug 1, 2021.
The firm revealed that 16 professionals from Ryan and McDonald, including its two partners, will join Moss Adams.
The firm added that with “significant, in-depth expertise in food and agribusiness and other industries”, Ryan and McDonald has been providing tax and accounting services throughout the California central coast since 2001.
Jonathan Ryan, partner, Ryan and McDonald, said: “We are proud to combine with a firm that shares our core values and sincere passion for the food and agribusiness industry.
“This move allows us to expand our capabilities and provide a greater range of service offerings while maintaining the same commitment to client service.”
Bryan Powell, national practice leader, agribusiness at Moss Adams, added: “Ryan and McDonald has a long history of providing excellent and forward-looking service to the agribusiness industry.This combination and the addition of their talented staff further grow our presence in the California Central Coast, one of the most significant food production regions in the U.S.”
Moss Adams will maintain an office in Salinas, with plans to continue to expand its workforce in the region.
Rebecca Pomering, chief practice officer at Moss Adams, concluded: “Moss Adams has had solid growth in our footprint and services over the last several years. There’s a strategy behind this expansion: We go where our clients need us to be.
“This combination falls in line with that strategy, building our capabilities in an important region for the agribusiness industry.”