Accounting You Can Trust — From People You Know
Comprised of business leaders with decades of experience both locally and abroad, California Accounting is unmatched with the attention, value, reliability and piece of mind we offer our clientele. At California Accounting, everyone has an accounting background—from our accountants to our CEO.
Interested in joining the team? Learn more on our Careers page.
Matthew S. Delaney, CPA - Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer, Matthew S. Delaney, has been a catalyst for positive change in both community and business across Hawaii for much of the past two decades. Most recently, Mr. Delaney has leveraged his experience gained locally and abroad to help revolutionize the state’s outsourcing landscape. Under his progressive, flexible,...
Evans Pierce - Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining California Accounting in 2017, Evans had over four years of experience as the Director of Business Operations and Office Manager at a restaurant group in Washington DC. She has experience in restaurants, professional services, retail, manufacturing, constructions, not-for-profits, charter schools and other various industries. Evans has passed...
Ira Einhorn, CPA - Director of Tax Services
Ira Einhorn began Einhorn & Company CPAs, now California Accounting, in 1996 and has grown the firm to more than 1,000 clients by providing hands-on, personal service. His experience includes working with individuals, corporations and partnerships; non-profit organizations; and a large auditing clientele. A member of the American Institute of...
Vel Taniguchi - HR Manager
Hometown: Kaneohe, Hawaii
Education: Payroll Specialist
Experience: Vel joined California Accounting a division of The Hawaii Group in 2015 and has grown into our HR Manager specializing in payroll processing, employee benefits, time and attendance, human resource management. She is able to identify the payroll processing needs of small and medium sized businesses and helps...
Citrus Heights Team
Danny Wong - Senior Tax Accountant
Hometown: Central Valley, California
Education: California State University of Sacramento, B.A. in Business Administration (Concentration in Accounting)
Experience: Originally coming from Central Valley raised in a household of restaurant owners, Danny moved to Sacramento for college. After graduating, Danny went straight to work in the tax accounting industry. With two years of tax...
Liam O’hAimhirgin - Tax Accountant II
Experience: Liam is a fifth-year student at the University of Utah, where he is finishing a degree in Economics, with minors in both business and computer science. He swam for four years in college, which helped cultivate time management and teamwork.
Fun Fact: After graduating, Liam plans to explore options in the accounting...
Nick Snyder - Tax Accountant
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Experience: Nick recently graduated from Gonzaga University with an Economics degree and plans to go back to Gonzaga to earn an MBA degree. He is excited to start his new career with California Accounting.
Fun Fact: Nick has a 3 legged dog named Skippy!
Melissa Hoekstra - Senior Accountant
Hometown: Citrus Heights, California
Education: Melissa received her Bookkeeping certification with Penn Foster.
Experience: Melissa is reaching her 3rd year with the California Accounting team.
Fun Facts: Her family are Huge San Jose Shark fans and when not watching the games, they are baking or outdoors riding bikes together.
Billie Jo O'Brien - Bookkeeper
Hometown: Warsaw, Virginia
Education: Associates Degree, Rappahannock Community College
Experience: Billie Jo has accounting experience in the industries of specialty retail, education, media/newsprint, and transportation. Most recently, she was involved in the family accounting firm where she was responsible for payroll processing, bookkeeping, and assisting with income tax preparation. Transitioning to her...
Maya Mapeso - Brand & Marketing Specialist
Hometown: Burson, CA
Education: UI/UX Design; Georgia Tech
Experience: Before joining California Accounting a Division of The Hawaii Group Maya worked as a UI/UX designer creating brand identities as well as marketing strategies for start-up companies. Her primary objectives are to coordinate and assist management with marketing and sales through brand consistency,...
Hopemary Calip - Business Support Specialist
Hometown: Santa Rita, Guam
Education: Hopemary is working towards her Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in finance.
Experience: Hopemary worked on many projects with AmeriCorps during the three years she was with them. She also has experience mentoring youth at local resource centers and schools.
Fun Fact: Hopemary enjoys spending free time...
Mateo Calip - Tax & Accounting Assistant
Hometown: Santa Rita, Guam
Experience: US Navy Reserves(Jan 2021-Present), Prior to joining CA Accounting I was working at Our Lady Of Grace School as a Teacher’s Assistant. Before leaving Guam in summer of 2022, I was working with Americorps while also serving as a Ramp Agent at the Guam International Airport.
R. Wayne Yost, CPA - Director of Tax Services
Hometown: Kelseyville, California
Education: St. Marys College of California - Moraga, CA, B.A. in Business Administration
Experience: R. Wayne Yost received his BA from St. Marys College of California and holds Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner licenses. He brings 35+ years of experience to the team with a focus on small to medium...
Jamie Fernandez - Tax and Payroll Specialist
Hometown: Upper Lake California
Education: Mendocino Community College
Experience: Jamie received her CTEC in 2007 and continues building on her 18 years of experience working in accounting. Her sharpened accounting skills comes from the multiple industries in which she worked including car dealerships, alarm company and tax offices.
Fun Facts: Jamie owns her...
Tiffany Landers - Staff Accountant
Hometown: Lake County, California
Education: Mendocino College, Associate’s degrees in the General Studies of Natural Science, Business Management and Business Accounting
Experience: Tiffany is currently attending Colorado State University to complete her Bachelor’s in Accounting and she plans to sit for the CPA exam in the near future!
Fun Fact: Tiffany enjoys being outdoors and boating on...
Dalleen White - Client Advocate
Hometown: Lakeport, CA
Education/Degree/School: Mendocino Community College
Industry Experience: Dalleen began her career with California accounting as Tax Intern and was latter offered a full time position as Client Advocate.
Dalleen’s Primary objectives as Client Advocate are to be the face of the company while advocating and building relationships with clients to help...
Samantha Re - Office Ambassador
Experience: Samantha recently joined the workforce after being a stay at home mother for 11 years raising her three children. She is excited about this new chapter in her life. Samantha is a happy, fun, energetic addition to the Lakeport office, greeting all clients with a welcoming smile and a...
Cynthia Johnson - Administrative Assistant
Education: High school diploma at Clear Lake high school
Industry Experience: Cynthia has been a temp for various tax & accounting firms for the last 20 years.
Fun Facts: Cynthia enjoys spending time with her family, that includes her grandson Micah . She also enjoys spending time with her friends.
Velaye Skipper - Tax Accountant
Hometown: Albany, IL
Education/Degree/School: Bachelors of Science, Accounting/University of Hawaii – West Oahu
Industry Experience: Velaye worked in the Accounting industry for 6 years; working with small businesses, sole proprietors, and corporations in taxes, payroll, and bookkeeping.
Primary Objective: Velaye's primary objectives are taxes and bookkeeping.
Fun Facts: Velaye moved 6 times in the...