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John was born and raised in the communities of Bakersfield and Arvin, California.  After graduating from Arvin High School he went to Bakersfield College and then CSU Bakersfield to obtain his Accounting Degree.  To earn his Certified Public Accounting License, he attended Golden Gate University, where he also recieved a Masters Degree in Taxation. John makes it his mission to continue his education to make himself more valuable to his clients.  He is married and has three college-aged sons. John's favorite thing is to be able to travel and have unique experiences with his wife and sons.

John has a unique and varied background that has contributed to making him a valuable advisor.  Some of that background includes:

Licenses or Degrees Currently or Previously Held:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration - Accounting
  • Master's of Science Degree in Taxation
  • Certified Public Accounting License from the State of California
  • Currently enrolled at the American Institute of Certified Tax Planners
  • Series 7, 63 and 65 Securities Licenses
  • Life, Health and Disability Insurance Licenses
  • California Real Estate Agent's License

Job's In The Financial Field:

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Financial Consultant and Retirement Plan Investment Manager
  • Business Broker
  • Residential and Hard Money Mortgage Lender

Businesses Currently or Previously Owned in Full or Part:

  • Certified Public Accounting Firm
  • Financial Advisory Practice - Wealth Management Firm
  • Meineke Car Care Center
  • Alzheimer's Residential Care Facility
  • Retail Motorcycle Products Store
  • Internet Based Motorcycle Products Website

Current or Previous Non Profit Work:

  • Current Treasurer of Bakersfield Christian High School
  • Current Treasurer of Bakersfield Business Network
  • Past President of Bakersfield Active 20-30 Club
  • Past Treasurer of Bakersfield Camp Fire Boy's and Girl's Club
  • Past Member of The Executive Committee of The Golden Empire Gleaner's
  • Past Member of The Finance Committee of Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce

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