Announcements

We are pleased to announce that McGowan Guntermann has joined the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting and service firms, effective March 1, 2017. We provide accounting, tax and consulting services to individuals and privately-held firms with practice specialties that include not for profit, employee benefit plans, peer review, litigation support, M&A services, estate planning, and personal financial management. To learn more about the BDO Alliance USA, you may visit their website at:

www.bdo.com/about/bdo-alliance-usa

We are pleased to announce that McGowan Guntermann has joined the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting and service firms, effective March 1, 2017. Our main Alliance Contact is Lorraine McIntire and our Managing Partner is David Larson. We provide accounting, tax and consulting services to individuals and privately-held firms with practice specialties that include not for profit, employee benefit plans, peer review, litigation support, M&A services, estate planning, and personal financial management. To learn more about the BDO Alliance USA, you may visit their website at:

www.bdo.com/about/bdo-alliance-usa

We are extremely pleased to announce that Stephen Smith, CPA has been promoted to Partner effective January 1, 2017. In his new role as Partner in the Audit and Accounting Department, Steve will manage engagements, coordinate staff development and continue his focus on the most important aspect of our business, client service. He currently works primarily in the areas of audit and review, small business accounting and consulting, and non-profit, individual, partnership and corporate taxation and planning. Steve places high importance on quality relationships with each client and he is excited to have the opportunity to continue his contribution to McGowan Guntermann’s branding as a firm of choice.

McGowan Guntermann
Mission Statement

  • To increase the value and worth of our clients’ assets
  • To exceed clients’ expectations for quality and performance
  • To create a unique approach to meeting each client’s needs
  • To identify clients’ problems, recommend solutions, and assist in implementation
  • To build and maintain trusting, long-term relationships

McGowan Guntermann is the oldest CPA firm in Central California. Founded in 1945, our full-service firm based in beautiful Santa Barbara, California offers service above and beyond those of traditional CPA firms. We are the team committed to provide quality driven service in delivering value to our clients that exceed their expectations while they achieve their business objectives.