Hood & Strong LLP Names Chad McArthur and Jerry Zhou as Partners


Jen Gainza
Senior Director
MacKenzie Communications, Inc.
(415) 403-0800

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 28, 2018) — Hood & Strong LLP, a leading Bay Area accounting and business consulting firm, today announced that Chad McArthur and Jerry Zhou have been named partners in the firm.

McArthur, who previously served as a tax director at Hood & Strong, has more than 12 years of public accounting experience and specializes in advising high net-worth individuals and closely-held businesses in a wide variety of industries. He consults on a variety of tax issues including multi-state income tax complexities, flow-through allocations, like-kind exchanges, and cost segregation studies. Prior to Hood & Strong, he worked at both large and small CPA firms, with an array of clients.

Zhou, who previously served as an assurance and advisory director at Hood & Strong, joined the firm in 2004. He leads the firm’s merger and acquisition transaction advisory practice providing due diligence and quality of earnings analysis for lower to middle-market companies throughout the U.S. In addition, he has extensive experience working with nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining Hood & Strong, Zhou worked in the private industry at a publicly traded company.

“On behalf of the Hood & Strong partners, I am thrilled to welcome Chad and Jerry to the partner group,” said Susan N. Malone, Hood & Strong managing partner. “Chad and Jerry’s diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise complement our leadership team and will help us continue to be the accounting firm of choice for individuals, businesses and exempt organizations in the U.S.”

McArthur earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting at California State University, East Bay, and Zhou holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

About Hood & Strong LLP:
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, audit and business consulting services.

For more information, visit www.hoodstrong.com.