Lauren Be, CPA is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in CA. All our CPA's hold valid CA State CPA Certificates.
Meet Our Team:
Lauren Be, CPA, MBT
Lauren has been in the public accounting field since 2007 and has since earned her CPA license and a Masters in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California. Her experience includes working with multi-billion dollar public companies to the one-man shop.
On her spare time, Lauren likes to try out new recipes or new restaurants, spend time with her family, and take short hikes.
Carl James, CPA
Bio coming soon!
Monica Norton, CPA
Monica has been in the public accounting field since 1979. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Accounting from California State University Fresno. She earned her CPA certification in 1982. She was a practice owner for over 33 years which includes experience working with companies large and small in the areas of agriculture, transportation, residential and commercial real estate, timber as well as many small businesses. She also has experience in multistate taxation as well as tax planning.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling, time at Lake Tahoe, hiking and spending time with family and friends.
Joseph James, Senior Accountant
Joseph has been in the public accounting field for over 10 years and have great reception with our clients as he helps them with bookkeeping, payroll processing and tax compliance, sales taxes, and other business needs.
On his spare time, Joseph enjoys spending family time with his wife and brand new baby as well as coaching boys' basketball.
Katie Mayo, Senior Accountant
Katie graduated from California State University, Bakersfield in 2016 with a Bachelors in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. Since then, she has worked in public accounting with tax and audit experience in various industries including medical, real estate, investments, retail, and nonprofits.
She loves being outdoors with her dog and tending her garden.
Thuan Hoa Elledge, Staff Accountant
Hoa graduated from Purdue University in 2021 with a Bachelors in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.
She enjoys spending her days with her two young children.
Misty Allen, Bookkeeper
Misty left private accounting to join our firm, but she’s has many years of experience in both public and private accounting. She is excited to help our payroll, sales tax, and bill payment clients.
On her spare time, Misty likes spending time with family and friends, enjoys the outdoors, camping, summer BBQs and pool time are amongst her favorite things to do.