Our Team


Tax Manager

Michele L. Beard, CPA


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Michele joined the GPW team in 2014, bringing two years of prior experience in private industry and leveraging those skills into to her focus in tax. Michele has a broad background of experience in tax planning, compliance services, and research for a variety of clientele from high-net-worth individuals to partnerships and closely held corporations. Her specialties include state income tax nexus and apportionment, partnership taxation, and S-corporation taxation.

Michele graduated from California State University San Marcos with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and she is currently working towards her Masters in Taxation from Golden Gate University. Additionally, Michele is a Certified Public Accountant with the state of California.

Michele is a member of CalCPA and AICPA. She enjoys spending her free time traveling and spending quality time with her friends and family.