93720, California [CA], Fresno
93720, California, CA, Fresno
Kathleen Bates, CPA, of Torosian & Walter has been elected president of the Fresno Chapter of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA.org) for 2015 – 16. She succeeds Sally Cook, CPA, of Baker Peterson & Franklin.
The CalCPA Fresno Chapter serves more than 1,200 members in Fresno, Inyo, Tulare, Kings and Madera counties. They offer a broad range of services — from business consulting and personal financial planning to tax and estate planning.
Formerly the chapter’s vice president, Bates is a client manager at Torosian & Walter. The firm provides tax planning and preparation, business valuation, estate planning, and numerous other accounting services for businesses and individuals.
Bates holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Texas, Austin, as well as a bachelor’s degree in management and marketing from the University of Houston.
Joining Bates on the board of the CalCPA Fresno Chapter are Arthur Moye (vice president) of MBS Accountancy, Henry Oum (secretary) of Price Paige & Co., and Nick Andrade of Andrade & Co.