Lavine, Lofgren, Morris & Engelberg, LLP Welcomes New Director and Manager

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Lavine, Lofgren, Morris & Engelberg, LLP   Welcomes New Director and Manager

The accounting firm Lavine, Lofgren, Morris & Engelberg, LLP announced today that Bill Dempsey has joined the firm as tax director and Larisa Strijicova has joined as tax manager.

Dempsey has more than 25 years of experience providing tax compliance and consulting services to medium-sized, closely held businesses and related owners in industries including health care, senior living, retail, manufacturing and distribution, professional services and real estate. Prior to joining LLME, Dempsey was a tax principal at CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP. Active in the community, Dempsey serves as board director and treasurer of Capital Matrix (an SBA 504 lending institution) and board trustee and member of the finance committee for Riverstone International School. He is also a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Idaho Society of CPAs. He received his bachelor’s degree in personal finance from the University of San Francisco.

Strijicova is a CPA with more than 10 years of experience providing accounting and tax services to corporate and pass-through entities as well as individuals in the technology, real estate and professional services industries. Prior to joining LLME, Strijicova was a tax manager at Chawla & Chawla, where she focused primarily on corporate tax, multi-state filings and international compliance. She received her bachelor’s degree in economics with an emphasis in business administration from Saint-Petersburg State Technical University in Russia and her master’s degree in business administration from the International Graduate School of Management, a joint program between the University of Texas at Dallas and Saint-Petersburg State Technical University.

About Lavine, Lofgren, Morris & Engelberg, LLP

Founded in 1985, Lavine, Lofgren, Morris & Engelberg, LLP is San Diego’s largest independent certified public accounting firm. The firm provides tax, audit and review, strategic consulting and client accounting services to individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses in a broad range of industries including hospitality, real estate, construction, software, manufacturing, distribution, retail, technology, sports and entertainment and professional services. For more information, please visit