Fernando Ayala, CPA
, Tax & Compliance

Practice Focus

Tax, Compliance

Industry Expertise

Manufacturing, Construction, Professional Services, Non-Profits
(951) 684-7781 ext. 142

Professional Experience

Fernando Ayala joined RP&B in 2013, prior to that he worked in private industry, as well as in large and small CPA firms. He enjoys working with clients to plan in advance and helping to identify opportunities to minimize taxes. Fernando feels a sense of accomplishment when he has completed a return that accurately depicts the business and/or the individual.

He started his career in accounting, as a volunteer income tax-preparer which led to an internship with a general contractor where he worked on bank reconciliations, documented internal controls for accounting processes and worked on various general ledger account reconciliations. After graduation, Fernando worked with a large CPA firm in Redlands, California before moving to Oregon where he spent three years in a small CPA firm focusing on business and individual taxation, as well as compliance audits.


University of Redlands, Redlands, California – Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)
California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Personal Note

Fernando is a Southern California native. After living in Portland, Oregon for three years, he is happy to be back in Riverside and close to family. A man of passion and priorities, he focuses on faith, family and career.

In their free time when not attending family events, Fernando and his wife like to take road trips and listen to music. They each play an instrument and are always up for enjoying live music. Fernando enjoys watching and playing sports, especially his favorite team, the Lakers.

Community Involvement

Leaps & Bounds Pediatric Therapy
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Inland Empire
Olive Crest
United Way of the Inland Valleys
Riverside Meals on Wheels