Our Team


Tax Manager

Michele L. Beard, CPA


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Michele joined the GPW team in 2014 after having worked for two years in private industry and she utilized the skills she acquired in private industry and applied them 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 started her career in 2012 after having 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. Michele is a Certified Public Accountant with the state of California and a member of CalCPA and AICPA. Michele enjoys spending her free time traveling and spending quality time with her friends and family.