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About Our Firm

Since 1993, Shapiro & Co. has been providing quality, personalized tax and financial guidance to individuals and businesses. Shapiro & Co.'s expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as tax and financial planning, consultation on management decisions, and compilation of financial statements.

By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards and personalized service is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to become a valuable resource and partner for our clients. We are very responsive to our clients needs and always make it a top priority to respond promptly to any inquiries and/or issues that arise. We have many contacts throughout San Diego in the legal, insurance, mortgage, IT, and banking fields should you need a referral.

Our Team

Ron Shapiro, CPA

Ron is the President and managing shareholder of the firm which he founded in 1993 with his father Irving Shapiro. Ron gained valuable experience working with his father's previous firms prior to forming Shapiro & Co.. His experience includes audits for hospitals, client representation for income tax and sales tax audits, litigation support including expert witness testimony, due diligence and tax planning for sales and acquisitions of businesses, and multi-state tax preparation. Ron has extensive experience working closely with individuals and small and medium sized business owners on tax and accounting matters in a wide variety of industries including restaurants, import/export, professional practices, retail, mortgage brokers, manufacturing, and entertainment.

Ron is a graduate of San Diego State University and is a member of The California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Tam Dang, CPA

Since joining the firm in 1998, Tam focuses on accounting for small and medium sized businesses, tax preparation and tax planning for corporations, LLCs, LLPs, trusts, non-profits, and individuals, and QuickBooks consulting. Tam has years of experience working with clients in many industries including restaurants, professional services, wholesale, contractors, non-profits, property management, and personal services. We are a family oriented firm, and therefore; we can cater to family owned businesses for their accounting needs and advise them and their family on tax matters.

Tam graduated from University of California, San Diego and earned a Master of Science in taxation from San Diego State University. On January 1, 2009 Tam became a shareholder of Shapiro & Co. and the Vice President of the firm. He is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Vy Pham, CPA

Vy has worked at Shapiro & Co. since 2002 where she has a great amount of experience in accounting for small businesses and tax preparation and tax planning for corporations, LLC's, partnerships, trusts, non-profit organizations, and individuals. She has worked in many industries including restaurants, professional services, property management, personal services, wholesale, and retail.

Vy graduated Summa Cum Laude from San Diego State University with a B.S. degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. She is also a member of the California Society of CPA's and the international business honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Leah Morales, EA B.S. Business Adminstration emphasis Accountancy
Enrolled Agent

Sloane Briles

Sloane is a tax and accounting assistant that has been with Shapiro & Co. since January 2016. He is pursuing an Accounting degree at CSU San Marcos and will graduate in December 2017. Sloane previously served in the United States Marine Corps.

Stephen Linn

Stephen is a tax and accounting assistant that started with Shapiro & Co. in October 2016. He is currently studying Accounting at San Diego State University and will graduate in 2018. Stephen serves as an officer in the Student Accounting Society at SDSU.

Lucas Huerta

Lucas is a tax and accounting assistant that joined Shapiro & Co. in January 2017. He is studying International Business with a minor in Accounting at the University of California, San Diego. Lucas will graduate in January 2018. He is also a part of the mentorship program at the Undergraduate Accounting Society at UCSD.