Who We Are

Our Team


Hal Brand

Hal Brand received a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame in 1979 and a Masters Degree in Taxation from Golden Gate University in 1983. He previously taught Accounting and Taxation courses at California State University, Fullerton and Saddleback Junior College and has been in private practice since 1982. Hal specializes in taxation and accounting for individual's and small businesses. He has been a licensed CPA in the State of California since 1981.

Patrick Brand

Tax preparer
Patrick Brand received a Bachelor's degree in History with a concentration in business from the University of San Francisco in 2006, a Masters Degree in Taxation from California State University, Fullerton in 2010 and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in May of 2012. Patrick is an Enrolled Agent and has been preparing tax returns since 2006.

Kevin Brand

Accountant / Tax Preparer
Kevin received a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of San Diego in 2012 and obtained Associates Degrees in Accounting from Saddleback College in 2017. Kevin is a QuickBooks Online Pro Advisor and became an IRS Enrolled Agent in 2018. He specializes in small business accounting and process evaluation and has been preparing taxes since 2017.

Matthew Brand

Accountant / Bookkeeper
Starting with the firm right after high school in 2011, answering phones and filing paperwork, Matthew Brand quickly discovered his love for accounting and began the pursuit of his bachelor’s degree. Working with a liquor manufacturer has given Matthew knowledge and experience in financial and managerial accounting, especially with the use of production and inventory models.
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