Gumbiner Savett Inc. (Los Angeles) Shareholder and Two Practitioners Named Most Influential Women in Accounting by Los Angeles Business Journal

Published on November 21, 2019

Gumbiner Savett Inc. is pleased to announce that one of its shareholders and two practitioners – Valerie Colin, CPA, MST; Jill Massey, CPA, MST; and Helena Song, CPA; have been named among the “Most Influential Women in Accounting” by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

“Our female leaders are both dedicated to clients and staff and committed to firm growth, said Rick Parent, Managing Director of Gumbiner Savett. “It is important to acknowledge the efforts of these mentors and role models and celebrate their success.”

Colin, a senior shareholder at the firm, has been with Gumbiner Savett for almost 25 years. Her clients include individuals and private closely held businesses in various sectors such as manufacturing, retail and wholesale distribution. She is also dedicated to working with the accounting department of her alma mater, Loyola Marymount University, where she has served on the advisory board.

Massey, a principal, has been with the firm for over 25 years. She specializes in tax planning, compliance and tax controversy for construction, manufacturing, real estate and not for profits. She believes in giving back to the profession and has been instrumental in leading much of the firm’s staff training, mentoring and evaluation process.

Song, who was promoted to principal this year, is in the audit and accounting department of Gumbiner Savett. She has been with the firm for 12 years. Song has extensive experience in leading financial statements audits, due diligence and special reports, and works with both privately held entities and SEC registered companies.