GS Shareholder Valerie Colin, CPA, MST takes the position in the new decade.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Gumbiner Savett Inc., a full-service public accounting firm based in Southern California, has a new leader for its tax department. Valerie Colin, a senior tax shareholder in the firm, will now hold the position.
David Thaw, CPA, MST, also a tax shareholder, steps down after seven years at the helm. Thaw is also the co-leader of the real estate group in the firm and is responsible for overseeing tax compliance with regards to client income tax reporting obligations for public and privately held companies.
"I have been honored to have the opportunity to run this department and help develop young talent for the last seven years," said Thaw. "Valerie is an excellent tax practitioner and will be a very effective leader for the department."
Colin celebrated her 25th anniversary with the firm last year. She has over 35 years of experience in tax, accounting and business consulting. A former auditor turned tax practitioner, Colin has devoted many hours as a mentor to several tax practitioners within the firm as well as to students at Loyola Marymount University, her alma mater.
"I am looking forward to the challenge that the role of departmental leader brings," said Colin. "David has a done a wonderful job navigating the changing needs of the firm and the profession. I hope to do the same and help the department continue to grow."
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Gumbiner Savett Inc. is a full-service accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Santa Monica. Founded in 1950, its purpose is to enrich its clients' lives by facilitating the achievement of their financial objectives and providing career fulfillment for its employees.
Gumbiner Savett is dedicated to being a preeminent assurance, tax and business advisory firm for growth oriented businesses, middle market enterprises and high-net worth individuals in Southern California. In addition to traditional private and public company accounting and tax services, it specializes in general business consulting, estate and trust planning, fraud examination studies, business services and bookkeeping and litigation support. Gumbiner Savett Inc. is an independent member firm of BKR International.
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