The firm members are among some of the top female accountants in Southern California

Valerie Colin, CPA, MST, Jill Massey, CPA, MST and Helena Song, CPA

Gumbiner Savett Inc., a full service public accounting firm in Southern California, is pleased to announce that one of its shareholders and two practitioners – Valerie Colin, CPA, MST; Jill Massey, CPA, MST; and Helena Song, CPA; have been named among the “Most Influential Women in Accounting” by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

“Our female leaders are both dedicated to clients and staff and committed to firm growth, said Rick Parent, Managing Director of Gumbiner Savett. “It is important to acknowledge the efforts of these mentors and role models and celebrate their success.”

Colin, a senior shareholder at the firm, has been with Gumbiner Savett for almost 25 years. Her clients include individuals and private closely held businesses in various sectors such as manufacturing, retail and wholesale distribution. She is also dedicated to working with the accounting department of her alma mater, Loyola Marymount University, where she has served on the advisory board.

Massey, a principal, has been with the firm for over 25 years. She specializes in tax planning, compliance and tax controversy for construction, manufacturing, real estate and not for profits. She believes in giving back to the profession and has been instrumental in leading much of the firm’s staff training, mentoring and evaluation process.

Song, who was promoted to principal this year, is in the audit and accounting department of Gumbiner Savett. She has been with the firm for 12 years. Song has extensive experience in leading financial statements audits, due diligence and special reports, and works with both privately held entities and SEC registered companies.

About Gumbiner Savett Inc.  ̶

 Gumbiner Savett Inc. is a full-service accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Santa Monica. Founded in 1950, the firm will be celebrating its 70th Anniversary in 2020.

Known for its diverse culture, Gumbiner Savett Inc. 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.