W. Noel McNabola, CPA, MS

Partner, Tax

San Francisco office

About Noel

Noel has worked in the accounting field for over 40 years, beginning with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) in San Francisco. After leaving Coopers & Lybrand, Noel went on to start his own firm, joining Tony Pohl and Mike Berg to form Pohl, McNabola Berg & Co. In 2006, he merged his firm with Helin, Donovan, Trubee & Wilkinson of Austin, TX to form PMB Helin Donovan (PMBHD), which grew to 150 employees and 22 partners. In 2016, Noel left PMBHD to join SD Mayer, joining Steve Mayer whom he'd worked with at Coopers & Lybrand, completing the full circle.

At SD Mayer, Noel serves as the partner-in-charge of the tax department, having significant nonprofit audit and taxation experience. He has also served as the Nonprofit Committee chair of the local chapter for CalCPA.


Golden Gate University, Masters Degree in Taxation





Fun Facts

My third grandchild arrived on Christmas Day, 2019.