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Leading CPA Firm for Entertainers & Celebrities, MGO LLP, Announces Brandy Davis & John Blakeman Named to Top 25 Business Managers List

LOS ANGELES, September 27, 2017 – MGO LLP, a leading California CPA firm for celebrities and entertainers, is proud to announce that Brandy Davis and John Blakeman, partners in the business management practice of leading CPA and advisory firm MGO LLP, have been named as two of the “25 Top Financial Managers of 2017” by The Hollywood Reporter.

California CPA Firm for Entertainers & CelebritiesThe annual listing, which focuses on “entertainment’s top financial advisers”, lauded the pair for their influential client list, which includes mega-producer Shonda Rhimes, director F. Gary Gray, and Hawaii Five-O producers Roberto Orci and Peter Lenkov.

“We are very proud of this recognition for Brandy and John’s hard work,” said Kevin O’Connell, CEO of MGO. “We have been aggressively growing our business management practice and we directly credit the guidance that Brandy and John provide for maintaining the exceptional quality of service and personal attention we give our clients.”

Brandy Davis leads MGO’s entertainment practice and has been serving as business advisor to a diverse range of clients for nearly 20 years. Her areas of expertise include tax planning, estate planning, financial planning, risk management and consulting. Brandy has been recognized as an industry leader in Variety’s Business Manager Elite Report, 2012-2016; and was named one of the Top Power Business Managers by The Hollywood Reporter in 2013.

John Blakeman has been a partner in MGO’s business management practice since 2010. His areas of specialization and expertise include: business management services for entertainers, writers, directors, and producers; taxation of loan-out companies; and guidance on the complex aspects of insurance for the entertainment industry.

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Persons interested in learning more about the CPA firm’s industry-leading practice for entertainers, celebrities, and athletes should visit There one can find an overview to the firm’s accounting and financial services offered to those in the entertainment industry, widely defined. Persons who would like to explore available accounting and financial service offerings are encouraged to reach out for a confidential consultation with a firm accountant.

About MGO

With over 70 years of experience serving dynamic clients around the world, MGO LLP is one of the fastest growing professional services firms in the country. We combine deep industry expertise with proven accounting and advisory solutions to deliver tangible results. Our clients range from global aerospace and technology leaders to innovative start-ups and not-for profit organizations – from the largest government entities in the country, to the biggest names in entertainment.

MGO is ranked as one of the top CPA firms in the nation by Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting. And the firm was awarded the ‘Best of Accounting’ designation in Client Satisfaction by the independent research firm, Inavero.