- John W. Anderson, CPAFounder & CEO+
John founded the firm in 1991 to fulfill the underserved needs of emerging growth businesses and their owners. He recognized that this market segment would benefit from the same resources available to larger companies, but his “Big 4” firm was too pricey.
As a result of his vision, The Anderson Company has helped clients transform their ideas into multi-million dollar businesses and has helped hundreds achieve the peace-of-mind of financial security.
When not teaching clients about the path to financial health, John coaches his kids’ baseball teams.
Golden Gate University, San Francisco – Masters of Business Science – Taxation, 1987
UC, Santa Barbara – B.A. with Honors, Economics, Emphasis in Accounting, 1983
- Christine Anderson, CPACFO+
Christine’s broad background includes 5 years working for Deloitte & Touche, Los Angeles, in-house at large corporations including DirecTV, and as a controller for start-up companies. She blends these experiences to advise clients and serve as the firm’s CFO.
Owners of small and mid-sized businesses benefit from Christine’s calm and insightful approach to managing their diverse challenges. Outside of the office, Christine applies these same skills as a volunteer at her three kids’ schools. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, running, and yoga.
University of Washington – B.A., Business/Accounting, 1989
- Carlos GutierrezDirector of Tax Services+
Carlos applies over 18 years of experience in public accounting and tax compliance to supervise the preparation, review and filing of business and personal tax returns. He proactively advises on tax planning issues and analyzes tax compliance.
Clients benefit from Carlos’s exceptional client service, which is driven by his passion and desire to help people. He communicates in simple English so clients understand complex tax strategies that save them money.
Carlos and his family are actively involved with his daughters’ schools and various other charitable organizations. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and listening to music.
California State University, Long Beach – B.S., Business Administration, Concentration in Accounting, 1996
- Giuliana Fanucchi, CPADirector of Client Services+
Giuliana provides clients with exceptional tax advice to help them achieve their growth goals. She spent 8 years at a “Big 4” firm prior to joining Anderson in 2005 in pursuit of a more holistic approach to helping clients. Giuliana is instrumental in developing and managing client relationships, new business development and human resources.
Clients appreciate Giuliana’s direct approach to communications. As a result of her personable approach to client management, they consider her an essential part of their team. When not helping clients, Giuliana can be found chasing her 2 young children, at the beach, or cooking with friends.
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo – B.S., Business, Concentration in Accounting, 1997
- Tome Baldocchi, EASenior Tax & Accounting Manager+
Tome is an accomplished tax and accounting professional with more than 12 years of previous experience as an Enrolled Agent at a respected Westside Tax Firm. Tome has extensive experience providing tax and accounting solutions for closely held businesses and high net worth individuals. His experience includes tax planning and compliance for individuals, corporations, partnerships, and LLC’s, as well as representation of clients for Federal and State government Notices and Examinations.
Like all Anderson Company Team Members, Tome prides himself on providing his attention to detail service in a professional, yet approachable style. We are thrilled that he chose The Anderson Company as his home and look forward to introducing him to you all!
Tome lives in Manhattan Beach with his wife and three sons.
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo – B.S., Mathematics, 1995
- Arisbeth Hernandez, CPASenior Tax & Accounting Manager+
Aris has an exceptional eye for detail – a trait that benefits all of our clients. She is instrumental in all aspects of client service, from tax returns and projections to business management and corresponding with the IRS and FTB.
Clients appreciate Aris’s thoughtful approach to educating them about the importance of accuracy in accounting and tax preparation. In her spare time, she can be found walking her dogs and riding bikes with her husband.
California State University, Long Beach – B.S., Business, Concentration in Accountancy, 2008
- Jeff Fideler, JDTax & Accounting Manager+
Jeff is a well-rounded tax and business manager and a key member of our team. He enjoys simplifying the tax preparation process for clients, helping them save money and time. His wide-ranging experience – from working in the Fiscal Department of the UCLA School of Medicine’s Dean’s Office to operating a small business, and as a stockbroker – combine to provide Jeff with tremendous insight on business and financial planning.
Jeff is very active in the South Bay and presently is president of the Mira Costa Football Boosters, on the executive board of the Manhattan Beach Foundation, a board member of the Mira Costa Field Development Committee and chairman of his church’s capital campaign committee.
Creighton University School of Law – J.D. , 1985
Iowa State University – B.A., Finance, 1982
- Amy SuTax & Accounting Manager+
Amy is exceptionally organized, helping clients save time and money. She provides tax preparation and management services for individuals, partnerships and corporations, as well as property accounting.
With her friendly demeanor, Amy contributes a sense of calm to clients as well as to colleagues. She has two young boys and spends her free time picking up Legos and cars.
UCLA Extension – Certificate in Accounting, 2003
University of California, Irvine – B.A., Social Science, 1999
- Diane Schaeffer, CPAAccounting Manager+
Diane is passionate about helping people succeed. She joined the firm in 2005, attracted by our client-service oriented, collaborative culture.
In managing clients’ financial reporting and preparing tax returns, Diane makes a point of learning about their businesses and families to help her provide the best advice to achieve financial success. Diane is a dedicated community member and volunteers at a local soup kitchen weekly.
California State University, Long Beach – B.A., Accounting
- Pamela Davidson, CPATax & Accounting Consultant+
Pam has been advising our clients for over 15 years, providing comprehensive business tax services with an eye to each client’s needs. She works with businesses and individuals, specializing in owners of real estate investments. Clients appreciate her timely responses and accessibility.
Previously, Pam spent 5 years in audit at a “Big 4” firm, serving real estate and banking clients. Pam and her husband are avid international travelers. They enjoy experiencing other cultures and recently visited Africa and Myanmar. After getting to know people in Nepal, they helped for The Didi Project, a non-profit organization comprising professional women working to provide educational opportunities for women and children in Nepal.
California State University, Dominguez Hills – B.S., Accounting, 1989
- Donna GeraghtyAccounting & Administrative Consultant+
Donna began consulting for our clients in early 2015. She provides excellent accounting services, while also supporting our administrative staff. She has a background in client service, as well as corporate accounting.
University of Denver – B.S., Business/Accounting
- Danielle KrasnoffSenior Executive Assistant+
Danielle is a Senior Executive Assistant, joining the firm in 2000. She supports John and the rest of the team in fulfilling clients’ needs. Danielle has extensive administrative experience managing an office and anticipating its demands. She strives to reduce clients’ stress associated with tax planning by facilitating communications.
As an active member of the community, Danielle volunteers at the Best Friends Animal Shelter and American Martyrs’ Family-to-Family support program. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, yoga, and hiking.
- Tara AlexanderExecutive Assistant+
Specializing in customer service and organization, Tara strives to make every client feel relaxed and exceptionally cared for in any situation that is presented.
A professionally trained operatic singer, Tara is the resident office entertainer here at the Anderson Company! Tara’s voice can be heard at venues such as The Walt Disney Concert Hall, Santa Anita Racetrack, and The Warner Grand Theatre with the California Philharmonic and the Golden State POPS Orchestra.
Tara looks forward to meeting you all!
At The Anderson Company, we are passionate about helping small and mid-sized businesses and their owners – helping them to succeed and achieve financial security by efficiently managing their tax issues. We also are passionate about living life to its fullest and giving back to our communities. Learn more about our exceptional team below.