John grew up in San Diego and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in California. John has been practicing in public accounting for close to a decade, mostly at top 10 national firms where he was responsible for addressing the tax consulting and compliance needs of clients in the real estate, private equity, manufacturing, cannabis, and other entrepreneurial business industries. With his prior technical experience, John has been successful at helping his clients identify opportunities to minimize their tax liability by assisting with structuring business sales and acquisitions, planning tax-free reorganizations and like-kind exchanges, and other CFO services that have helped his clients better understand how their business is operating from a financial position.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting at San Francisco State University and is currently working towards earning his Masters of Business Taxation at University of Southern California. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. During his time outside of the office, John enjoys playing golf, and spending time with his wife, son, and dogs.