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Stephen D. Mayer, CPA
Founder & Managing Partner
Stephen D. Mayer, CPAFounder & Managing Partner

Steve Mayer has 35 years of professional experience working with individuals, public and private businesses. His experience involves every side of SD Mayer & Associates’ practice areas, such as accounting, tax, consulting, auditing, wealth management and more. His services include audits and reviews of financial statements, implementation of computer and accounting systems, preparation of forecasts and budgets, litigation support, bankruptcy consultation, valuations, and business plan and loan package development. In addition, he has consulted with management concerning SEC requirements, mergers, reorganization and acquisition of businesses, and negotiation of venture capital financing.

Brian Ham
Controller
Brian HamController

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Chris Cardwell, CPA
Partner, Audit
Chris Cardwell, CPAPartner, Audit

Chris Cardwell joined SD Mayer & Associates, LLP in 2016. Her experience includes over ten years as an audit partner with PMB Helin Donovan, five years with BDO Seidman in Spokane, Washington, and ten years with a local firm that specialized in publicly traded companies.

Chris has significant experience in the audit of small to medium sized public companies, both domestic and foreign. Her industry specialties are in biotech, internet sales, software development, manufacturing and distribution, and extraction and renewable energy industries. Chris has been a CPA since 1998.

Jeff Stephens, AIF®, CLU, ChFC
Partner, Retirement Plan Services
Jeff Stephens, AIF®, CLU, ChFCPartner, Retirement Plan Services

Jeff is a retirement plan specialist who has been in the Financial Services industry since 1984. He is a Registered Principal, Registered Representative and Investment Advisory Representative through Valmark Securities. Jeff advises successful businesses in the areas of employee benefits and retirement planning. Since 2002 he has focused his time and energy on qualified retirement plans and the development of systems and processes that guide plan fiduciaries in their effort to oversee their retirement plans in a prudent manner.

Rick Hillsbery, CPA/PFS, CFP®, CKA®
Partner, Wealth Management
Rick Hillsbery, CPA/PFS, CFP®, CKA®Partner, Wealth Management

Rick Hillsbery has 10 years of experience in tax and financial planning working with high net worth individuals and families. Rick is passionate about doing the best that he can do to help clients reach their financial goals by optimizing resources through integrating tax know-how with financial planning and low-cost, tax-efficient investment strategies. Rick enjoys helping clients with charitable intent to maximize giving through income, gift and estate tax planning. He has also served as a principal in an Enrolled Agent tax preparation practice. Prior to entering the accounting field, Rick served in the software industry for over 20 years completing that career leading a Performance Services group

W. Noel McNabola, CPA
Partner, Tax
W. Noel McNabola, CPAPartner, Tax

Noel McNabola joined SD Mayer & Associates, LLP in San Francisco, California in 2016. Previously he was one of the senior partners of PMB Helin Donovan, LLP and has over thirty years of significant not-for-profit audit and taxation experience, including a period with the international accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) in San Francisco.

He earned a Masters in Taxation from Golden Gate University and served as the Vice Chairman of Blood Centers of the Pacific in San Francisco until December 31, 2015. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Non-Profit Committee of the San Francisco chapter of the California Society of CPAs and a member of the San Francisco Estate Planning Council.

Gail Jenkin
Firm Administrator
Gail JenkinFirm Administrator
Greg Barber
Marketing Manager
Greg BarberMarketing Manager
Wyatt Nelson
Production Control Manager
Wyatt NelsonProduction Control Manager
Greg Blanton, CPA
Tax Manager
Greg Blanton, CPATax Manager
Julia L. Mikesell, CPA
Outsource Accounting Manager
Julia L. Mikesell, CPAOutsource Accounting Manager
Ken Nguyen
Outsource Accounting Manager
Ken NguyenOutsource Accounting Manager
Yuki Yamashiro
Outsource Accounting Manager
Yuki YamashiroOutsource Accounting Manager
Gloria Holbrook
Supervisor
Gloria HolbrookSupervisor
Angelica Beas
Supervising Senior
Angelica BeasSupervising Senior
Dharmesh Patel
Senior Tax Associate
Dharmesh PatelSenior Tax Associate
Eric Anderson, CPA
Senior Consultant
Eric Anderson, CPASenior Consultant
Gina Ly
Senior Consultant
Gina LySenior Consultant
Jeff Wendt
Assurance Supervisor
Jeff WendtAssurance Supervisor
Michele Benitez
Senior Program Manager
Michele BenitezSenior Program Manager
Kevin Wang
Staff Accountant
Kevin WangStaff Accountant
Renesha Robinson-Palmer
Staff Accountant
Renesha Robinson-PalmerStaff Accountant
Adam Herrera
Advisory Solutions Coordinator
Adam HerreraAdvisory Solutions Coordinator
Ahmed Ghamgui
Senior Business Development Consultant
Ahmed GhamguiSenior Business Development Consultant
Anysabel Alvarado
Tax Associate
Anysabel AlvaradoTax Associate
Bhonifacio Zablan
Administrative Support Specialist
Bhonifacio ZablanAdministrative Support Specialist
Candice Yu
Staff Accountant & Office Service Coordinator
Candice YuStaff Accountant & Office Service Coordinator
Evan Pace, CPA
Audit Associate
Evan Pace, CPAAudit Associate
Lokesh Shivanna
Financial Systems Analyst/Consultant
Lokesh ShivannaFinancial Systems Analyst/Consultant
Rowena Mazon-Scipi
Client Systems Administrator
Rowena Mazon-ScipiClient Systems Administrator
Robert Bender
Netsuite Developer & Consultant
Robert BenderNetsuite Developer & Consultant
Pavi Rajendran
Consultant
Pavi RajendranConsultant