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Michael Shinault, CPA, MST

Founding Partner

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Academic Background
Golden Gate University, 2002
Masters of Science in Taxation
California State University, Bakersfield, 1977
Bachelor of Science in Business and Public Administration
 
Certifications
Certified Public Accountant, 1994
 
Professional Associations
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
 
Experience and Background
After earning his bachelor¬ís degree, Mr. Shinault remained in Bakersfield and obtained his certified public accounting experience with local certified public accounting firms. The eight years he spent working with small firms provided him with the expertise and management skills required in managing the Firm as its senior tax partner. 

 

 

 

Larry Baker, CPA

Founding Partner

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Academic Background
California State University, Bakersfield, 1977
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting
 
Certifications
Certified Public Accountant, 1982
 
Professional Associations
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
 
Experience and Background
Mr. Baker left Bakersfield upon graduation to obtain his certified public accounting experience with the Los Angeles office of the international accounting firm of Price Waterhouse & Co. As a member of the Price Waterhouse & Co. auditing department, Mr. Baker planned, supervised and managed audit engagements for large and medium sized companies such as Carter Hawley Hale Stores, Inc., The Parson's Corporation, and Kaufman and Broad, Inc.