With June Pride Month celebrations taking place at the same time that we are devastated by recent events of racism and social injustice in our society, we sat down with Chief People Officer Carol Ann Nash, General Counsel Sarah Harris and Senior Consultant Brian Mullinax, to learn more about how the IDEAL (Inclusion of Diverse Employees and Leaders) team is responding.
Armanino’s Chief People Officer, Carol Ann Nash, recently shared how our COVID Recovery Tracker has been helping her check county-by-county case data. Looking at GPS data allowed the team to create even more trackers.
During this COVID-19 crisis, some of the most common questions we’re hearing are about how to secure a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan from the Small Business Administration (SBA). As you can imagine, it’s not as simple as just asking for money. And while the loans are forgivable, there is some complexity and even more questions around the requirements it takes to forgive the loan.
With offices shut down throughout the world, many businesses have been forced to adapt to a new work-from-home environment. For some, this change has not been easy. However, some businesses had already been ready, and we are fortunate enough to be one of them, which ensured our clients didn't miss a beat with us.
Looking out for vulnerable members of our communities is our Foundation’s highest priority and a mission of our firm as well. To help assist our at-risk populations we have created two guides, one for the elderly and one for low-income individuals and families.
As panic shopping due to the COVID-19 virus emptied the shelves of local grocery stores, the Armanino Foundation stepped up immediately to provide a grant of $1,500 each to the 13 food banks in our local communities.