In 2015 Jim Rider’s CPA practice was acquired by Gentile, McCloskey and Company and merged into our practice.  Prior to this Jim had his own local firm for over ten years.  Jim has been a licensed CPA in California for over 24 years.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from California State University, Fullerton. He also holds a Master’s in Business Taxation.  Jim has served on the Enforcement Advisory Committee of the California Board of Accountancy. He has also been an adjunct professor at both California State University, Fullerton and the University of California, Los Angeles.  Jim is also an active community member, coaching baseball at a local high school, and is an active member of the Rotary Club.