Eric (Tony) A. Gronroos, MBT, CPA

Managing Partner

With more than 25 years of experience, Tony began his career with Ernst & Young in Los Angeles where he practiced in the areas of manufacturing, distribution, litigation support and corporate reorganizations. He later founded his own accounting practice, which he merged to create HKGLLP. Tony continues to specialize in tax consulting, mergers and acquisitions and estate planning. Additionally, he provides tax consulting and representation to businesses in IRS audit disputes. He frequently speaks at educational seminars and other industry events.

Tony is a member of the California Art Club Corporate 100 and Pasadena Rugby Football Club.

Education and Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Masters of Business Taxation, University of Southern California

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • San Gabriel Valley Estate Planning Counsel

Practice Areas:

  • Merger and acquisition tax structuring and cash optimization
  • Federal and State tax controversy
  • Estate and gift tax planning
  • Federal and state income tax planning
  • Foreign inbound and outbound tax planning and compliance

Industries Served:

  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Investment banking
  • Entertainment/Media
  • Financial institutions
  • Real estate
  • Estate and Trusts