RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA – February 25, 2019– RP&B CPAs, a premier CPA firm located in Riverside, California is pleased to announce the admission of Michael Zermeño, CPA as shareholder. Mr. Zermeño has been working with entrepreneurs for over 15 years helping them interpret financial results, make improvements and achieve their goals. At RP&B CPAs, Michael is an integral part of the Accounting & Audit Department where he works with privately held businesses to review, audit and prepare financial statements for compliance requirements, year-end and consulting projects.

“Michael is a welcomed addition to our management team. In addition to having strong technical skills, he is well-versed in working with companies that are classified as ESOPs. He is particularly experienced in GAAP, ESOP accounting and employee benefit plan audits. He has spent the past six years working with ESOP companies assisting them before, during and after their transactions. As a result, Mr. Zermeño is routinely asked to speak to industry organizations on the topic ” commented Michael Kouyoumdjian, Managing Shareholder of RP&B CPAs. ESOPs have specialized accounting needs. ESOP Accounting is a unique specialty of RP&B CPAs. “We experienced considerable growth in 2018 and are poised to continue to grow in 2019. With strong growth, you need strong leadership in order to manage the growth. Michael already takes an active leadership role in the development of our professional staff. We are thrilled that he is up for the challenge” Mr. Kouyoumdjian concluded.

Mr. Zermeño becomes shareholder as the firm continues to expand in presence and reputation. RP&B CPAs moved the office location to 3550 Vine Street, Suite 110, Riverside, CA 92507 in late 2018 to accommodate for additional staff and planned growth. Bryan Ramirez, CPA, Devin Tamayo and Lindsey Garcia have recently joined the firm in the Tax & Compliance Department.

RP&B CPAs is strong community partner. The firm recently participated in the Manufacturers’ Council of the Inland Empire 8th Annual Manufacturers’ Summit. Each year, the firm selects a local charity to collectively support and collected over $12,000 in 2018 for Leaps & Bounds Pediatric Therapy in Norco, California.

About RP&B CPAs
RP&B CPAs is a premier, full-service accounting firm located in Riverside, California. We have been serving clients for over 35 years in the Inland Empire, Southern California and throughout the U.S. We provide financial statement compilations, reviews, audits and tax compliance services and tax/business planning and ESOP consultation to manufacturers, distributors, transportation, contractors and related privately-held businesses. Known for our technical skills and for our sound understanding of the business life cycle – from start-up through succession – we are proud to serve clients in all stages. For more information about RP&B CPAs, call (951) 685-7781 or visit RPBCPA.com.

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