Get to know the team behind Beverly Hills Accounting


Brian Hill

Brian began his tax and accounting career as an accounting assistant when he was a student. After graduating from the University of North Carolina, he worked as a tax manager and controller in Raleigh. Soon after, Brian relocated to Southern California in 2004 where he worked as a tax supervisor for Ramirez International and as contract CFO for many privately owned companies located in Southern California. Brian started BCH Consulting in 2007 where he served as the President of the company until the firm was acquired by Barnett & Company in early 2016. Brian stands as a member of the California Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He now resides in Dana Point, California with his wife and three kids.


Troy Barnett

Troy earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and his Master’s Degree in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California. Troy joined the staff of Deloitte and Touche LLP in 1995 where he was quickly promoted from Audit Associate to Senior Manager. His primary functions included researching tax issues, verifying compliance, and seeking tax and accounting consulting opportunities with domestic multinational firms. Troy decided to leave Deloitte in 2012 to start Barnett & Company, Inc., CPA where he continues to serve as principal. He has since then acquired ownership of Dudley & Dudley, LLC in 2012 and BCH Consulting, Inc. and its affiliates, Orange County Bookkeeping and Professional Tax Resolution, in 2016. Troy is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He resides in Mission Viejo with his wife and three daughters.


Karri Chew

Karri’s love of math led to her interest in accounting. Her career in administrative and bookkeeping functions began at SBA, a small business and tax return preparation company located in Newport Beach, California. Kerri earned a certificate in 2005 in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Karri’s hard work and positive outlook make her a great part of our team.


Jennifer Abt

Jennifer’s career began at Gibraltar Savings and Loan where she quickly was promoted to Branch Savings Officer. Jennifer received a degree in Applied Mathematics from California State Fullerton after which she worked for the County of Orange as a transportation analyst. Jennifer continued her career with a consulting firm that specializes in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programming. Jennifer discovered her interest in accounting while doing volunteer work and decided to go back to school to learn more about the field. She then became a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and earned an Accounting Certificate at Saddleback College. Jennifer now resides in Laguna Hills with her husband, two daughters, and two cats.


Salina Amaro

Salina is a licensed Enrolled Agent and her main responsibilities include overseeing and managing all areas of the firm’s tax services component. Concurrently with her employment, Salina attended California State University at Fullerton where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She is now working on her Master’s Degree in Taxation from the same institution. Salina has served as Tax Manager since January 2006. She and her husband currently reside in Irvine.