Richard A. Bender, CPA
Robert L. Golden, CPA
Irene Maryoung, CPA
Irene graduated from California State University, Northridge with Bachelor of Science degrees in both accounting and finance. Upon graduation, she spent five years at Green, Hasson, Janks LLP in West Los Angeles performing reviews and audits as well as preparing tax returns for middle market companies. She then left public accounting to become the controller of a boutique stock brokerage firm in Century City. After realizing that she wanted to return to public accounting, she joined Cohen, Bender & Wall for three years after meeting Rick Bender. While at the firm, she expanded her income tax skills to include high net worth individuals and their businesses. After her first stint with the firm, she left and joined Armanino LLP, (formerly RBZ, LLP) where she spent seventeen years providing consulting and business management services, income tax planning and preparation services for high net worth individuals and their families in the entertainment, professional services, real estate, restaurant, retail and wholesale industries. Before returning to CBG, she spent spent two years with a mid sized local firm in Century City as a Tax Principal. At CBG, Irene will be overseeing much of our tax practice and working with our middle market business clients, business owners and other individuals and their related entities including partnerships, LLC's, S and C Corps and trusts. In addition, Irene will be involved in our Client Accounting Services department.
Michael Shabtaie, CPA
Michael graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Madison with a PhD degree in Engineering and Mathematics. He then completed coursework in accounting. After obtaining his CPA license he joined a local accounting and business management firm in Century City where he spent nearly 15 years. After the firm was acquired by a large regional firm, Michael realized that he preferred the work environment of a local firm and left to join CBG. At his prior firm and continuing at CBG, Michael is involved in financial statement preparation, tax research, preparation, planning and projection work for clients. Michael is experienced in corporate tax, as well as partnerships and LLC's, trusts, individuals and non-profit organizations. He has expertise in entertainment, real estate, manufacturing, professional services and high net worth clients.
Judy Leung, CPA
Judy graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She joined a local CPA firm in West Los Angeles where she started as a bookkeeper and worked her way up to become a tax accountant. After obtaining her CPA license, she joined a mid-sized local CPA firm in Century City where she assisted and advised small business owners with various tax filings. She also worked on business management clients from various industries and expanded her tax knowledge to include real estate and high net worth individuals. At CBG, Judy will be working directly with clients providing income tax services and also helping to oversee the Client Accounting Services department.
Joy Liu, CPA
Joy graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Master of Professional Accountancy degree in 2014. Upon graduation, Joy began working at Kieckhafer Schiffer & Company (now KBF), a regional firm focused on Accounting for Income Taxes (ASC 740) and corporate tax compliance and planning. After working with sizable public and private companies, Joy recognized her desires to expand her tax knowledge into middle market and high net-worth individuals. She then joined Goren, Marcus, Masino & Marsh (GMMM) in West Los Angeles to continue to grow her professional career in tax. At GMMM, Joy worked closely with her team to provide clients with exceptional income tax services. After GMMM merged with Citrin Cooperman, Joy decided that she preferred to be with an exceptional local firm and joined CBG. Joy is experienced in corporate and partnership / LLC tax compliance and planning for entities in numerous industries. Joy is also experienced with individual tax preparation and planning. Joy enjoys client interaction and helping individual and business clients with all of their needs.