PKF Member Firm Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP Announces Five New Partners
PKF member firm Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP, a leading Certified Public Accounting and Consulting Firm serving California for 97 years, is pleased to announce that five members of the firm have been promoted to Partner.
Susy Galloway, CPA, El Centro – Susy Galloway joined Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP in 2003. She works on a range of engagements in various industries both in the international and domestic fields, such as manufacturing, agricultural, construction, hospitality, medical and service industries. She is a graduate of the Autonomous University of Baja California with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She obtained her California CPA license in March of 2006.
Luba Kvitchko, CPA, Glendale - Luba Kvitchko joined Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP in 2007. Ms. Kvitchko has extensive experience in providing accounting, audit, and business consulting services to small and medium size businesses, as well as significant experience in auditing financial statements in accordance with PCAOB standards. Ms. Kvitchko’s areas of expertise also include SOC engagements; she holds an Advanced SOC for Service Organizations certification from AICPA. Ms. Kvitchko graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (Magna Cum Laude) and a Master of Science in Taxation.
Leah LeLoup, CPA, San Diego – Leah LeLoup joined the firm in 2010. She works with a variety of industries including software, bio-tech, alternative energy, professional services, and real estate. She specializes in international tax compliance for both domestic and inbound foreign companies as well as individual tax returns with a focus on US expats and those who are new to the U.S. tax system. Ms. LeLoup is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Accounting, and Psychology.
Kimbra Said, CPA, Watsonville – Kim Said joined the firm in 2012. She provides audit, tax and attest services for nonprofit organizations, HOA’s, pension plans and various other nonpublic industries. Ms. Said is a graduate of California State University, Monterey Bay with a BS in Business Administration and Management.
Sue Son, CPA, Glendale - Sue Son joined Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP in 2008. She provides tax services to various types of individuals and businesses, including consolidated, multistate, and foreign entities, trusts, and nonprofit organizations. She is an expert at dealing with the IRS and Franchise Tax Board, as well as other state agencies, dealing with a wide range of tax issues, from payroll to penalties and collections. A graduate of the University of Southern California (B.S. Accounting), Ms. Son also holds a Master of Business Taxation from the USC Leventhal School of Accounting.
Richard Preciado, Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP’s Managing Partner, commented:
“We are extremely pleased to see the admission of these highly capable and talented people to Partner. They have distinguished themselves as leaders and are tremendous assets to our Firm. Each of these appointments will keep the firm on its path of long-term success and increased customer value.”