Hood & Strong LLP Names Maga Kisriev as Partner

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 1, 2017) Hood & Strong LLP, a leading Bay Area accounting and business consulting firm, today announced that Maga Kisriev has been named partner in the firm.

Kisriev joined Hood & Strong in 2013 and has served as tax and advisory director with the Firm’s not-for- profit practice. He has 16 years of public accounting experience and spent nine years with national accounting firms, managing exempt clients. Prior to moving to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2010, Kisriev worked for RSM US Alliance (formerly McGladrey) in their office in the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area where he oversaw the regional exempt organization tax practice.

Twenty-seventeen marks Hood & Strong’s 100 th year of providing comprehensive accounting services to a diverse clientele of start-ups, small- and medium-sized businesses, corporations and non-profits in Northern California. As the Firm recognizes this important milestone, the leadership team is addressing evolving client needs and preparing for the next century.

“We are pleased to welcome Maga to the Hood & Strong partner group,” said Robert J. Raffo, Hood & Strong managing partner. “His expertise in non-profit tax is a tremendous asset for our clients and the firm. As we look ahead to our next 100 years, we will continue to develop successive generations of leaders from within. It’s good for the firm, and good for our clients.”

Kisriev holds a Master’s Degree in Accounting from East Tennessee State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration from King College. He is currently serving as treasurer of Ocean Ecology Network and audit committee chair of the Mental Health Association of San Francisco. In addition, he is on the planning committee of the CalCPA Annual Not-for- Profit conference.

About Hood & Strong LLP:

Hood & Strong has provided high-quality financial and consulting services to individuals, families, businesses and exempt organizations for 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.