Joanne Wiggins-Barros brings more than 20 years of tax and accounting experience serving individuals and small businesses
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 1, 2020) — SD Mayer & Associates, a San Francisco-based accounting, financial advisory and wealth management firm, is pleased to announce its continued growth with the hiring of Joanne Wiggins-Barros as Tax & Accounting Partner.
“By adding Joanne to the firm as partner, we are bolstering our tax practice and positioning the firm to better serve clients who rely on us to help them navigate an evolving tax landscape,” said Noel McNabola, SD Mayer & Associates tax partner-in-charge. “Her experience and commitment to delivering superior quality and service is a win for the firm and our clients.”
Wiggins-Barros served as a partner at Brown Adams Agbayani LLP for more than 20 years, providing tax and accounting services to individuals and small businesses. She brings extensive individual tax knowledge to her new role at SD Mayer & Associates. Her specializations include general tax planning, stock option planning, and community property allocations due to marital dissolutions. She has experience working with corporations, partnerships, LLCs, and sole proprietors.
“SD Mayer was founded on three core values: helping clients be successful in business and in life, investing in and serving the community, and having fun,” said Stephen D. Mayer, founder and managing partner. “Joanne embodies these values in her professional and personal life, and I am delighted to welcome her to the firm.”
“I am excited to be part of the incredible team at SD Mayer & Associates” said Wiggins-Barros. “I am looking forward to contributing to the growth and success of the firm and helping clients with tax planning and compliance.”
Wiggins-Barros earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with an accounting concentration from San Jose State University. She serves on the board of directors of the Financial Planning Forum and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.
About SD Mayer & Associates LLP
SD Mayer & Associates LLP (www.sdmayer.com) is a fast-growing, full-service, community-minded accounting and advisory firm. The firm can also help clients plan for their future through retirement and wealth management advisory services. SD Mayer has the expertise to help clients in a variety of industries, including creative services, financial services, hospitality & leisure, professional services, manufacturing & distribution, nonprofits, real estate & construction, retail, technology and public companies.
SD Mayer is based in San Francisco, with a Silicon Valley office in Menlo Park, along with consultants located in key locations throughout the United States. The firm can also tap into its global resources through its membership with BDO Alliance, the fifth largest association of accountants, consultants and professional services firms in the nation. The firm has consistently been named a “Best Places to Work”, and is listed as a “Fastest Growing Private Company”, “Best Accounting Firm to Work For 2019” by Accounting Today and has been named a “Top 400 Firm 2019” by Inside Public Accounting, as well as “2019’s Best Accounting Firm” by Best of Small Business Awards.