Gumbiner Savett Inc., is proud to announce that its shareholder, Michael Savoy, CPA, CGMA, has been elected by the California Board of Accountancy (CBA) to serve as Vice President of the board for the 2019-2020 year. His term began last month.

“Michael’s dedication to the profession and to the California Board of Accountancy is commendable,” said Rick Parent, the firm’s managing director.  As a key leader in the California certified public accounting community, he continues to guide current and incoming CPAs in California.”

Savoy was reappointed to the CBA by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in December 2018 and has been a member of the CBA since 2010. He previously held the office of President in 2017-2018 and 2013-2014, Vice-President in 2016-2017 and 2012-13, and Secretary/Treasurer in 2015-16 and 2011-2012.

“I am so honored to continue to be a part of the CBA and its leadership team for this coming year,” stated Savoy. “I’m looking forward to my year as Vice President, and the opportunity to keep working with people dedicated to quality and transparency in the profession along with protecting the consumers of California.

 About the CBA – www.dca.ca.gov/cba

Created by statute in 1901, the CBA’s mandate requires that protection of the public shall be its highest priority in exercising licensing, regulatory, and disciplinary functions. The CBA currently regulates more than 107,000 licensees, the largest group of licensed accounting professionals in the nation, including individuals, partnerships, and corporations.

The CBA’s mission is to protect consumers by ensuring only qualified licensees practice public accountancy in accordance with established professional standards.