Lindquist, von Husen and Joyce LLP (San Francisco) Announces New Partners and Promotions

Published on February 16, 2022

Crisanto Francisco

Joe Huie

Sherman Leong

Lindquist, von Husen & Joyce LLP (LvHJ) is proud to announce that Crisanto Francisco, CPA and Joe Huie, CPA are now Partners of the firm, effective January 1, 2022, while Sherman Leong, CPA is promoted to Principal. In addition, Mr. Huie assumes leadership of the firm’s tax department. 

“Our firm is extremely fortunate to have these talented professionals take leadership roles,” said Charlotte Tay, CPA, CGMA, who serves as LvHJ’s management committee chair. “Crisanto, Joe, and Sherman all exude the energy, skills and passion for client service our firm has come to embody. They are fully-vested in our clients’ success as well as to the growth of our firm and the not-for-profit and affordable housing industries. Their dynamic leadership skills and fresh ideas will help propel LvHJ successfully into the future.” 

Crisanto Francisco, CPA has over 20 years of experience in public accounting. He entered the field, following in his father’s footsteps to join the largest CPA firm in the Philippines. A member of the AICPA and the California State Society of CPAs, Crisanto’s areas of expertise include affordable housing developers, real estate partnerships, property management companies and other not-for-profit organizations, as well as tax-credit cost certifications.

Crisanto’s advancement to partnership is due in part to his significant contributions to improving the firm’s internal processes and procedures in order to enhance client service and audit efficiency. He is responsible for supervising and training audit staff and figuring out how everyone can work together productively.

Joe Huie, CPA has over 30 years of experience in public accounting. A member of both the AICPA and the California State Society of CPAs, his areas of expertise include tax planning and compliance for not-for-profit organizations, closely held businesses and high-net-worth individuals. Joe has worked with clients in various industries, including hospitality, manufacturing and private clubs . 

Joe enjoys finding solutions to unique issues his clients deal with in both their personal and business situations. Working with LvHJ team members, he ensures clients are provided with insights and recommendations they need to make informed decisions. In his expanded role, Joe now has leadership responsibility as head of the firm’s tax department. 

Sherman Leong, CPA has over 20 years of experience in public accounting, recently serving as Senior Tax Manager in the firm before his promotion to Principal. A member of the AICPA and the California State Society of CPAs, Sherman is also a lifetime member of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. He has extensive experience in providing tax planning, compliance and consulting to high-net-worth individuals, partnerships, corporations, fiduciaries and not-for-profit organizations. Sherman is also knowledgeable in multi-state taxation and has helped clients with unique cases, such as cost segregation studies and sale of businesses.   

Sherman has always had a love for numbers, math and problem-solving and enjoys providing tailored solutions to each client. He makes the best of technical skills in combination with accounting software and tools he is well-versed in during the engagements to increase efficiency and ensure timely delivery.