Cristen StierRIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA – February 23, 2017 – RP&B CPAs is pleased to announce the admission of Cristen Stier, CPA, MBA as shareholder. Ms. Stier has over 10 years of accounting experience to include senior-level financial executive positions at a large hospitality company. With a concentration in audits, reviews, financial reporting and general business consulting, she has worked with clients in diverse industries including manufacturing, agriculture and service-oriented businesses.

“Cristen serves as Manager in the Accounting & Audit Department where she has been instrumental in adding tools and providing training to assist the Accounting & Audit team address increasingly complex client engagements” commented Michael Kouyoumdjian, Managing Shareholder. RP&B CPAs. The firm continues to expand and grow with the acquisition of new clients and expanded services for existing clients. “Our clients rely on her expertise and business advice as their challenges become more complicated which require greater attention to the financial details. We look forward to Cristen’s continued contributions and leadership as we work to exceed client expectations and manage our growth” Mr. Kouyoumdjian concluded.

Ms. Stier becomes shareholder as the firm celebrates its 35-year anniversary and continues to expand its presence and reputation. In addition to the announcement of Ms. Stier becoming Shareholder, RP&B CPAs recently welcomed Kellie Patrick, CPA and Bryan Snyder, CPA, MBT to the firm.

Ms. Patrick joins the Accounting & Audit team with public accounting experience in manufacturing, construction, agriculture and local government with an expertise in employee benefit plan reviews.

Mr. Snyder brings extensive public accounting experience in working with large multi-state clients that have complex local, state, national and foreign tax requirements.

RP&B CPAs has a move planned for early May which will allow ample office space for its expanding staff. The firm will remain in Riverside, California.

RP&B CPAs is a premier, full-service accounting firm providing financial statement review, audit and tax compliance services, and tax, business planning and ESOP consultation to manufacturers, distributors, contractors and related privately-held businesses throughout the Inland Empire, Southern California and the United States. Known for its technical skills, as well as a sound understanding of the business life cycle – from start-up through succession – the firm is well-positioned to serve clients in all stages. For more information about RP&B CPAs, call (951) 685-7781 or visit

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