Sacramento-based MGO announces merger with Bernstein Fox

Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP (MGO), a statewide public accounting and consulting firm, has announced a merger with Bernstein, Fox, Whitman, Goldman & Baumblatt LLP (Bernstein Fox), a Century City, CA-based public accounting and business management services firm. 

MGO, established in 1987, provides assurance, tax and consulting services to organizations in the communications, government, manufacturing, nonprofit, real estate, and technology industries through six locations throughout California. Bernstein Fox is a full-service CPA firm specializing in business management services for high net worth individuals, families, and their companies along with providing accounting, audit, taxation, litigation support, and consultative services. Bernstein Fox has provided service to clients in the Los Angeles region for four decades.

“We are proud to merge with a firm that shares our dedication to unparalleled client service and limitless opportunity,” said MGO Managing Partner Kevin O’Connell. “I’m excited to be bringing over this highly talented and dedicated group of partners and staff.”


The merger was effective January 1. Bernstein Fox will retain its name during a transitional period before becoming part of the MGO name and brand. It will continue to operate out of the current location at 2029 Century Park East, Suite 500 in Los Angeles. MGO Partner James Godsey will be relocating from MGO’s downtown Los Angeles location to the offices in Century City. Employees at both businesses will be retained.



About Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP (MGO)

Founded in 1987, MGO is a statewide certified public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Sacramento, Walnut Creek, Oakland, Los Angeles, Century City, Newport Beach, and San Diego. The firm offers a diverse array of professional services to clients ranging from startup companies to middle market public and private companies and the world’s largest public pension system. MGO is an independent member of the BDO Seidman Alliance, providing services to clients with operations throughout the world including China, India, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Malaysia. MGO is consistently ranked among the fastest growing CPA firms in the nation.  

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