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Leading Business Advisory and Accounting Firm MGO Elevates Four Leaders to Partner

MGO (Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP) is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s directors have been promoted to partner. Penny Chan, Christine Choi, Craig Harner, and Daniel Marcus assumed their new leadership positions, effective July 1, 2023.

“Penny, Christine, Craig, and Daniel are all exceptional leaders who are dedicated to our high growth and high-performance culture, while delivering a unique approach to client and employee experience,” said Kevin O’Connell, CEO and Managing Partner of MGO.

Penny Chan is a leader in the firm’s Business Advisory Services (BAS) practice. Instrumental in the growth of the service line, she has extensive experience advising clients with their tax, audit, accounting, and financial advisory needs both in the U.S. and abroad, primarily in manufacturing, construction, and technology sectors.

Christine Choi is a leader dedicated to delivering bespoke service plans to some of the firm’s most complex Business Management clients. Christine leverages her tax and financial planning expertise to serve entertainers, artists, writers, and real estate developers. She has advised individual and corporate clients at all stages of their development including entity formation, residency planning, and has also successfully represented clients in federal, state and city audits

With more than 15 years of experience in the State and Local Government practice at MGO, Craig Harner provides assurance and advisory services to the State of California, cities, counties, and other special purpose governments. He is an expert in serving large public pension plans and has built upon his passion for applying data analytics to create and lead firmwide training on the subject.

Daniel Marcus specializes in serving high-net-worth clients with tailored tax solutions in the firm’s Business Management practice. He has more than 21 years of experience in multistate and international tax issues. Hyper-focused on his clients’ financial and overall well-being, he looks for new ways to more holistically advise his clients on business, tax and financial planning matters.

About MGO
MGO is a global team of financial service professionals serving the full scope of needs shaping our clients’ business and personal goals. Our team members stand ready to help our clients grow through assurance, tax, advisory, outsourcing, and private client services.  

With human care at the core of everything we do, we provide outstanding service experiences, delivered with sophisticated digital tools that work effortlessly for our clients.  

Our global platform serves clients in over 100 countries and in 40 different languages. From offices throughout the US, India, and Asia, we engage our clients in real-time when and where they need us the most.   

We are honored to work alongside innovators in culture-defining industries. Whether serving a pre-revenue startup, industry leader, high-net-worth individual, or trusted government agency, we provide holistic financial guidance to shape long-term success.