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Clients rely on us for accounting expertise, but what satisfies them most is how they are treated personally. Much of our new business comes from referrals because clients appreciate our attentiveness to their needs. We're a large and respected firm and our entire corporate culture is about supporting each other in and out of the office, working as teams within our practice areas and promoting positive morale. So from the very beginning, our people are oriented towards making a difference in their own lives—and in yours.

Gursey | Schneider LLP attracts top personnel—and keeps them—as we encourage advanced credentials and education, offer training opportunities, mentor new employees at all levels and offer fun company social activities. We encourage teamwork and promote a family atmosphere to keep morale high and give diverse work assignments, thereby drawing some of the most talented recruits, including experienced professionals from well-known firms.

Stacey S. Summers

Stacey Summers, director of the tax and accounting department, joined the firm in 2006 as a manager. She has 25 years of experience in tax, accounting and business consulting to individuals, corporations, partnerships, and estates and trusts. Stacey values client interaction and strives to help her clients navigate today's complex tax issues and understand tax matters that impact their financial futures. She provides a broad array of services to family wealth and high net-worth individuals, real estate and middle-market companies, the entertainment industry, private equity, and non-profit entities. Stacey often handles unique tax situations and nonrecurring transactions which can involve in-depth research on behalf of individuals and businesses. She represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and California State Franchise Tax Board.

Stacey is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics with a minor in Accounting from University of California, Santa Barbara.