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Tony Perazzo

Tony is Grant Thornton's West Region Managing Partner. He leads a team of audit, tax and advisory experts working with senior management, board of directors and other key decision-makers across geography and industries.

San Jose, California

Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Technology and telecommunications
  • Transportation, logistics, warehousing and distribution
  • Retail and consumer products
  • Hospitality and restaurants
Service Experience
  • Audit
  • International audit
 

Tony Perazzo

 

 

 

Executive summary


Tony is Grant Thornton’s West Region Managing Partner. He leads a team of audit, tax and advisory experts working with senior management, board of directors and other key decision-makers across geography and industries.

Tony has over 25 years of experience serving public and private clients primarily in the technology and consumer and industrial products industries. While he has focused his career on the middle market, Tony has also worked extensively with large multi-national companies. He has assisted clients with initial public offerings, mergers and acquisition due diligence, and various process consulting projects. Tony also understands the dynamics of closely held ownership due to his experience with private equity-held, family owned and venture capital backed companies.

As a senior Audit partner, Tony works closely with audit committees and management teams to provide high quality results and valuable business insights. In his leadership role, he ensures that clients are receiving the client service, expertise and tailored resources necessary to provide innovative, forward-thinking solutions that consistently exceed our clients’ expectations.

Tony previously served as Grant Thornton’s Greater Bay Area audit practice leader and office managing partner as well as the firm’s California Market Leader.

Prior to joining Grant Thornton back in 2002, Tony spent the first eight years of his career with Arthur Andersen LLP.

Throughout his career, has gained experience in a number of industries, having worked extensively with public and private SAAS, software, leasing, medical device and consumer products companies.

He also served as the firm’s Northern California Consumer and Industrial Products Industry leader and continues to be a resource for Grant Thornton’s national food and beverage and retail industry sub segments.

 

 

Professional qualifications and memberships

  • CPA – California
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association for Corporate Growth – San Francisco Chapter

 

Education

  • BS, Accounting, University of San Francisco
 
 

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