About Us

We’ve been serving our valued clients for more than 100 years. Learn more about our business philosophy.

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We serve a range of industries, including biotech, construction, manufacturing, social impact organizations, technology, venture capital, foundations, and education, to name a few.

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We provide tax, assurance, and business advisory services for businesses, individuals, non-profits, and start-ups.

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To help clients and friends of the firm navigate the business impacts of COVID-19, we are providing an online resource center.

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Areas of Expertise

Manufacturing & Distribution

In order for you to maintain a competitive edge, you must proactively manage global competition, rising costs, asset management and liquidity.

Private Equity

Hood & Strong has been providing services to the private equity community for more than 10 years.


The Bay Area is home to many of the world’s most innovative and fastest growing technology companies.

Biotech/Life Sciences

Unlike other traditional industries, most biotech/life sciences companies face unique challenges as a result of industry-specific technological and regulatory factors.


Hood & Strong understands the challenges that educational institutions face. We serve a variety of clients including Pre-K-12 to universities.

Real Estate and Construction

Our legacy of serving the construction and real estate industries dates back to the earliest days of the firm.


At Hood & Strong, we serve a wide range of significant grant-making organizations including community foundations and private foundations.

Search Funds

Hood & Strong has been providing services to the private equity community for more than 10 years.

Arts and Culture

We have experienced partners and managers who specialize in understanding the unique needs of arts and cultural organizations.


Hood & Strong has provided high-quality financial and consulting services to individuals, families, businesses and exempt organizations for more than a century. With offices in San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo and Petaluma, Hood & Strong has grown to meet the comprehensive financial needs of a diverse range of clients throughout the West, offering a complete complement of tax, accounting, assurance and business consulting services.

Artfully Balanced.™

At our firm, art is close to the heart. The Hood & Strong collection spans the firm’s history and showcases both well-known and emerging painters, photographers, folk artists and sculptors.

Artfully Balanced.™

People think accounting is black and white, but at Hood & Strong we see a full spectrum of color in our work, and like to characterize our approach to business as artfully balanced.™ From the nuances of understanding and serving the particular circumstances and needs of our clients to the high-touch approach we bring, the human side of our business truly is the art of accounting.