About Us

Michael Bertrand, Certified Public Accountant and  Managing Member

best infront michaelMichael, a graduate of California State University, Northridge in 1980, moved to Carson City in 1986 after working at Grant Thorton, CPAs in the Los Angeles area.  Soon after arriving in Carson City he opened the doors to his accounting practice which has now served the community for over 30 years.

He has provided a variety of services from tax preparation for small and medium sized businesses and financial statements and audits of business and government entities. He has extensive experience in consulting businesses in becoming more profitable and in assessing their controls to better protect those profits.

 

Katie Mian, Certified Public Accountant 

Katie Mian, CPA received her Masters degree in Professional Accounting from the University of Hartford. She started her career in the tax department of Price Waterhouse Coopers and later worked for KPMG as an auditor. She also worked for local CPA firms.  She has the knowledge and experience of large firms as well as  small firms. She is able to give our clients the individual attention and involvement only a small firm can provide. 

 

John Reed, Enrolled Agent

johnJohn Reed has been with us for over 10 years and is an enrolled agent and has experience in representing clients before the IRS.  A graduate of the University of Missouri, he has over 20 years experience as a divisional controller of large corporate entities among them being Federated Department stores and Schick Razor Company. Mr. Reed also has serve as a controller in a construction company. Mr. Reed brings to our clients the  broad experience he has acquired in construction, retail and manufacturing along with representing clients before the IRS.

John is an avid golfer and has played at the most well known courses on country so along with tax and business advice he may be able to share some tips on your game!

 

Siuly Bertrand,  Bookkeeper, tax  preparer  and office reception

Siuly  ensures  you are  getting the help you need from when you first  call  our office or when you visit us.   She holds an accounting degree from  Widya Mandala Catholic University in Surabaya, Indonesia. She has held the position of finance director in a textile company and had started and operated her  own business in Surabaya  managing an employment force of more than 20 people.  Speaking fluent English and Indonesian, she now works on the accounting  for clients  and  prepares  tax returns.  

Mike Prendergast, Enrolled Agent

Michael has been a practicing IRS Enrolled Agent since 2009, and has significant experience preparing tax returns for individuals, small business, trusts, as well as representing clients at all levels of the Internal Revenue Service.  Michael is a graduate of Texas A&M University – College of Engineering, and has over 20 years of professional technical sales and business management experience with a Fortune 200 corporation.  He is an avid guitarist, and has been married to his wife Debi, for over 25 years.