Luis Rivera
Founding & Managing Partner
   


Experience
Luis Rivera has over 20 years of experience in public accounting and tax services. Luis has served a variety of industries including manufacturing, technology, software developers, wholesale distributors, construction, professional services and not-for-profit.
Prior to founding the Firm, Luis worked for international accounting firms including Ernst & Young and RSM McGladrey as a tax consultant providing tax consulting solutions. Luis managed projects for Research and Development Tax Credits and Inventory Studies as well as, maintained daily client responsibilities.
Luis has experience in financial accounting, reporting, and management. He has supervised and managed engagements from small to large-sized businesses, in addition to providing tax planning, consulting and compliance services.
  
Professional memberships
Luis is a registered tax preparer by the California Tax Education Council. Additionally, Luis’s professional memberships and affiliations include The Association of Latinos in Finance and Accounting and The American Association of Hispanic CPAs (past Vice President).

Community involvement
His current community involvement includes being a board member for the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Region 40.

Education
Luis holds a bachelors degree from DeVry University and graduated Cum Laude.



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Armando Jamjian
Founding & Managing Partner
   


Experience
Armando Jamjian has over 15 years of experience in public accounting, federal taxation, and state and local tax consulting. Armando has significant experience providing tax services to a variety of industries including manufacturing, technology, software developers, wholesale distributors, construction, and professional services.
Prior to founding the Firm, Armando worked for international accounting firms including Arthur Anderson as a tax consultant and RSM McGladrey where he solely began the State and Local Tax Credits & Incentives Group located in California (and later became the National Credits and Incentives Leader for the firm.)

Professional memberships
Armando holds a license as a certified public accountant in California. Armando is an advisor to the board of the California Association of Enterprise Zones (CAEZ), the organization which oversees the enterprise zones for the State of California. Additionally, Armando is a member of the following organizations:

  • Institute of Professionals in Taxation
  • The Association of Latinos in Finance and Accounting
  • The American Association of Hispanic Certified Public Accountants

Community involvement
Armando’s community involvement includes proudly serving his nation in the U.S. Marine Corps during Operation Desert Storm as well as being an Eagle Scout for the Boy Scouts of America and a coach for the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO).

Education
Armando holds a bachelors degree from the California State University Los Angeles.

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Jeremy Dillard

Partner

 
   


Experience
Jeremy Dillard has over 14 years of audit and tax experience serving clients operating in various industries including, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, real estate, retail, service, technology, and telecommunications. Jeremy has significant experience with technical accounting and audit research impacting privately-held middle market businesses including income taxes, purchase accounting, revenue recognition, stock options and valuations.
Prior to joining the Firm as partner, Jeremy worked for international accounting firms including Deloitte & Touche as senior manager and McGladrey & Pullen as manager. Jeremy has experience managing audit, review, compilation and due diligence engagements for small, privately-held businesses to large, multi-national corporations with SEC filings.

Professional memberships
Jeremy holds a license as a certified public accountant in California. Additionally, Jeremy is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    • Jeremy was appointed in 2011 to a three-year term on the AICPA Council, which governs the CPA profession.
    • Jeremy also serves on an AICPA technical committee representing the interest of private companies on accounting and auditing standards.
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community involvement
As a part of the Firm’s efforts to support the local community, Jeremy is a member of the following organizations:

  • Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association
  • Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA (board member)
  • FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association
  • Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council (past treasurer)

Jeremy has been recognized by the Congress of the United States of America, California State Assembly, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and City of Los Angeles for his community service involvement. Additionally, Jeremy was selected to participate in programs for the U.S. Navy and Rotary International.

Education
Jeremy holds a bachelors degree in business economics (with accounting concentration) from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Jeremy has also earned certificates in leadership essentials and management essentials from Harvard University.

 
     


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