Passionate, dedicated, highly trained finance professionals and fractional CFOs who tailor our services to meet your specific needs.
Our team of highly trained financial professionals works side by side small to middle market clients guiding them through all aspects of internal accounting, monthly financial statement production, profitability analysis and strategic advisory services. We ensure each client employs growth strategies and adheres to best-in-class financial practices to realize profitable growth.
Matt Garrett, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Matt Garrett is the Founder and CEO of TGG. For over 20 years he has focused his career on the development of small business, personal finance and advanced tax and compensation issues. As a serial entrepreneur, Matt has founded and sold a number of businesses. Calling on his own experience as a business owner and his desire to reduce the business failure rate, he founded TGG Accounting in 2006 to provide small to medium size businesses the vital financial infrastructure they need to succeed.
Matt is a regular speaker across the country on behalf of Vistage educating business owners on the need for sound financial practices, and is Vice President of the Board of Directors of FINACA. Under Matt’s leadership, TGG has received the following recognition: INC. 5000 top companies in the U.S. four years in a row; one of “San Diego’s Fastest Growing Companies” the past four years; and is among San Diego’s “Best Places to Work.” He received his B.S. from Vanderbilt University.
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J. Andrew Ruff, President and Chief Financial Officer
Andrew is President and CFO of TGG. He is instrumental in all aspects of the business from growing TGG client businesses and shaping their client experience and service to building the TGG team. This is a direct result of his ability to relate with entrepreneurs and business executives with similar experiences.
Prior to joining TGG, Andrew served as Controller and Budget Officer in the Marine Corps with responsibility for annual operating budgets in excess of $125 million per year. Andrew received his B.S. in Economics from the U.S. Naval Academy where he graduated second in command of the Brigade of Midshipmen. He is a recipient of two Navy Commendation Medals, and holds the following professional designations: QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor, an Accredited Investor Fiduciary (AIF), Life, Health and Property & Casualty insurance licenses in California.
Greg Sonzogni, Chief Operating Officer
Greg is responsible for all internal operations, client service, sales, marketing, overall execution, and strategic direction of the firm. Greg is charged with generating profitable growth at TGG by providing the highest level of client service and delivering tangible value to all of TGG's clients.
Prior to TGG, he was Vice President and Senior General Manager at Active Network (formerly ACTV) where he led two strategic business units with a focus on turning around underperforming businesses across multiple industries and business models. Greg was a key part of the management team that sold Active to a private equity firm at a valuation of over $1 billion. Prior to Active, Greg ran a promotional marketing agency, where he doubled revenues and tripled profits before engineering a successful sale to a strategic buyer. Greg built his financial foundation with experience at Deloitte and Touche LLP, The Walt Disney Company and PaineWebber (now UBS). He received his MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and his B.S. in Accounting/Finance from the University of Arizona, and his CPA from the State of California.
Jessica McCarthy, Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Jessica is responsible for driving TGG’s business and marketing strategy and oversees the firm’s business development and client experience efforts. She ensures TGG delivers on its promise to clients. With a focus on delivering strategic solutions to further clients’ business goals, she is a keen advocate for clients bringing the right team to each that aligns with your culture and your specific needs.
Jessica has played a pivotal role in TGG’s growth and expansion into additional markets. She received her B.A. from the University of San Diego. Jessica is a member of ProVisors, previously served on the board of directors of Chula’s Mission and served as vice president of the San Diego Chamber Business Alliance Group.