Get to know the team behind Beverly Hills Accounting
Troy Barnett - President and Owner
Troy earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California in 1994 and a Master’s Degree in Business Taxation from the same institution in 2000. Joining the staff of Deloitte and Touche LLP in 1995, he was rapidly promoted from Audit Associate to Senior Manager.
During his nine years with the company, his primary functions included researching specific tax issues, verifying compliance and seeking tax and accounting consulting opportunities with domestic and multinational firms. In 2004, he left Deloitte to open Barnett & Company, Certified Public Accountants where he continues to serve as principal. He has since then acquired ownership of BCH Consulting and its subsidiaries and now oversees the operation of both companies under one umbrella. Troy holds his CPA license with the State of California and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He lives in Mission Viejo with his wife and three daughters.
brian Hill- Managing Partner
Jennifer abt - Quickbooks pro advisor
Jennifer started her career at Gibraltar Savings and Loan, working her way up to Branch Savings Officer. After graduating from Cal State Fullerton with a degree in Applied Mathematics, she worked for the County of Orange as a transportation analyst and then for a consulting firm specializing in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programming. While doing volunteer work for non-profit organizations, Jennifer found that she enjoyed accounting and went back to school to learn more about this field. She became a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and earned an Accounting Certificate from Saddleback College. Jennifer lives in Laguna Hills with her husband, their two teenage children and two cats.
Salina Amaro - Tax manager
Salina is a licensed Enrolled Agent and is responsible for 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 currently 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 reside in Irvine.
Karri Chew, Accounting Manager
Karri attributes her interest in accounting to her love of math which started in her early childhood years. She gained a strong foundation in administrative and bookkeeping functions while working for SBA, a small business and tax return preparation company in Newport Beach. In 2005, she earned a certificate in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and has been doing accounting and bookkeeping ever since. Karri’s hard work and positive personality make her a great asset to our team.