Meet Our Team
Our team of talented CPAs, accountants, and financial professionals has the experience and knowledge to help our clients achieve success and their financial goals. We continually strive to promote a dynamic work environment that is rewarding both professionally and personally for all our employees.
The team at Tahim & Associates includes:
Anne Tahim, CPA
Anne Tahim has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of Washington School of Business Administration. She was Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant by the State of California in March 1982.
Tahim & Associates was founded by Anne Tahim in 1985. She has provided professional services in the realm of tax, audit, and accounting to corporations, individuals, and partnerships for over 25 years.
Anne Tahim is a member of California Society of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She has served on board of various non-profit organizations. She also served as the board member of the qualification committee of the State Board of Accountancy for the State of California.
Albert Zhang, CPA
Albert Zhang has a Bachelor’s degree in Business with a major in Accounting from California State University Los Angeles. He has been a CPA since 2001. He has over 15 years of experience in public accounting providing tax compliance services for high net worth individuals, closely held businesses and various other organizations.
Accounting and Operations Manager
Robert received his Accounting degree from S.A. College in Santa Ana, California in 2000.
He acquired knowledge in payroll processing through formal college courses and in house training provided by CPA's. His current experience includes preparing monthly accounting books, processing payroll checks, and filling quarterly and annually payroll returns, including W2 forms.
Financial Planning Consultant
Charles Reyes graduated from the University of California Irvine. Charles Reyes is our in-house advisor for retirement planning and employee benefits administrator. Prior to joining our team, Charles worked as an account executive for small businesses raising working capital. Charles joined Tahim & Associates's financial division in 2009 and serves as a personal consultant for our private client services. His expertise conducts of financial, retirement, and estate planning involving tax implications, income distribution, and analytical research for individuals, corporations and corporate pension plans. Charles also operates as a licensed insurance professional, administering employee benefits, medical expense planning, wealth transfer, disability, and senior health counseling. His ambition in the financial industry has resulted in the study of his Certified Financial Planning (CFP) designation awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.
Patty Tseng, M.S.-Tax, CPA
Patty Tseng has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting from California State University, Fullerton and a Master’s degree in taxation from Golden Gate University. Patty has almost 30 years of experience in accounting, of which 2 years in private industry and the rest in public accounting. Patty’s experience includes attest and non-attest engagements and tax compliance such as audits, review, and compilation of financial statements, tax preparation, tax planning and tax controversial. She has been serving diversified clients, including high net-worth individuals and various entities in industry such as wholesalers, retailers, manufacturers, healthcare and engineering professionals, real estate developers and investors, transportation, hospitality and nonprofit clients.
Before Patty joints Tahim and Associates, she has worked for a tax law firm for two years. Her specialty in that tax law firm is in international tax compliance.
Her main duties include performing attest and non-attest engagements such as audit, review, and compilation of financial statements. For those clients that she works on the attest and non-attest engagements, she also prepares tax returns for various business entities. In addition, she also involves in tax planning, tax controversial and tax collection matters.
In her spare time, she enjoys walking the dog, doing aerobics, swimming and reading.
Anna Kowernik has an Associates Degree in Business Administration and Logistics Management from Riverside City College. Anna also has a number of certifications from University of California, Riverside including Accounting and Finance and Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Organizations. Anna has almost 15 years of experience in business payroll operations. Anna's experience include payroll processing for clients, multi-state payroll and associated accounts with relevant jurisdictions. Payroll experience includes payroll taxes, quarterly and yearly payroll reports, W-2's and she works with clients in a variety of different industries. Anna is highly organized with the ability to plan, schedule and prioritize multiple accounts, simultaneously completing each on time and with precision.
Administrative Assistant and Pension Plan Administrator
Khusbu Marathe serves both as the office administrative assistant and as a pension plan administrator. Khusbu has 5 years of experience with Tahim & Associates. Khusbu’s currently duties include front desk administrative duties, and pension plan administration including 1099Rs, employee census, and 5558 Forms. Khusbu is currently enrolled at California State University, Fullerton.
Alvin Nguyen has an MBA in Accounting from California State University, Fullerton. Alvin also holds his CPA license from the State of California. Alvin has 5 years of experience including a QuickBooks Pro Advisor. Alvin’s current duties include performing individual, partnership and corporate income, as well as compiling financial statements.