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Profiles

Zamin Farukhi, CPA

Executive Partner

M. Zamin Farukhi, has over 35 years of experience in public accounting, tax, and management consulting, for both the public and private sectors. He also has extensive management, financial consulting and negotiating experience in business acquisitions and mergers. In addition to that, he has coordinated various governmental audits for the Department of Labor, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Aviation Administration and various Federal, State and quasi governmental agencies.

Mr. Farukhi has developed a reputation for professionalism in providing innovative tax and financial consulting services to high net-worth individuals. His business consulting services encompass business growth, buyouts, investment capital structuring and credit facilitation. He currently advises various emerging companies at different stages of growth in the Silicon Valley.

Mr. Farukhi is a member of various coporate boards. His civic accomplishments include being the Envoy of the United States International Olympic Committee for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics hosting the countries of Pakistan, Burma and Bangladesh Olympic teams. He volunteers his time to advise various non-profit entities in matters of good governance and compliance with federally mandated reporting requirements. They include educational instituitions, endowments and charitable organizations of various kinds.

Born and educated in India, Mr. Farukhi attended St. Joseph's College, where he earned a Bachelor of Commerce Degree. He also graduated from Karnataka Government College of Law receiving an LLB degree. Mr. Farukhi is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, and the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.

Fareed Farukhi, CPA

Partner

M. Fareed Farukhi, is a Partner with twenty five years of tax and public accounting experience. He has extensive management, financial and tax consulting experience with small businesses and high income earners. Mr. Farukhi is also experienced in audits within the Healthcare and construction industry.

Mr. Farukhi has developed a reputation for professionalism. Mr. Farukhi has performed extensive tax research and year end tax planning for corporations, individuals, partnerships and trusts. He has extensive experience representing clients in tax audits before the Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board, State Board of Equalization and other governmental agencies.

He has profound understanding of growth oriented busniesses and emerging companies. His consulting expertise includes advising business growth, expansion through buy outs and capital restructuring. Mr. Farukhi regularly interfaces with pension plan administrators and actuaries to facilitate pension filings and trust accounting.

Mr. Farukhi is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the California Society of CPAs. He received his Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from California State University, Los Angeles.

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