Get to know the Los Angeles Bookkeeping Professionals


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Brian Hill, CPA

Brian started his tax and accounting career as an accounting assistant while being a student. After graduating from the University of North Carolina, he worked as a tax manager and controller in Raleigh. Brian relocated to Southern California in 2004 where he worked as a tax supervisor for Ramirez International and as contract CFO for multiple privately owned companies located in Orange County. Brian opened BCH Consulting in 2007 where he served as the President of the company until the firm was acquired by Barnett & Company in early 2016. Brian stands as an active member of the California Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He resides in Dana Point, California with his wife and three children.

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Troy Barnett, CPA

Troy earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in 1994 and his Master’s Degree in Business Taxation in 2000 from the University of Southern California. Troy joined the staff of Deloitte and Touche LLP in 1995 where he was promoted from Audit Associate to Senior Manager. His primary functions included researching tax issues, verifying compliance, and seeking tax and accounting consulting opportunities with domestic multinational firms. Troy left Deloitte in 2012 to start Barnett & Company, Inc., CPA where he continues to serve as principal. He has also acquired ownership of Dudley & Dudley, LLC in 2012 and BCH Consulting, Inc. and its affiliates, Orange County Bookkeeping and Professional Tax Resolution, in 2016. Troy is also an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He currently resides in Mission Viejo, California with his wife and three daughters.

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Karri Chew

Karri’s love of math from a young age led to her interest in accounting. Her career in administrative and bookkeeping functions began at SBA, a small business and tax return preparation company located in Newport Beach, California. Kerri earned a certificate in 2005 in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Karri’s work ethic and positivity make her a great part of our team.

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Jennifer Abt

Jennifer’s career started at Gibraltar Savings and Loan where she worked her way up to Branch Savings Officer. Jennifer received a degree in Applied Mathematics from Cal State Fullerton after which she worked for the County of Orange as a transportation analyst. She then continued her career with a consulting firm that specializes in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programming. Jennifer discovered her interest in accounting while doing volunteer work and decided to go back to school to learn more about the field. She then became a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and earned an Accounting Certificate at Saddleback College. Jennifer now resides in Laguna Hills with her husband, two daughters, and two cats.

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Salina Amaro

Salina attended California State University at Fullerton where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and is currently working towards her Master’s Degree in Taxation from the same institution. Salina has served as a Tax Manager since 2006 and her current responsibilities as an Enrolled Agent are to oversee all areas of the firm’s tax services component. Salina and her husband reside in Irvine, California.

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