LARRY HAWORTH, PEGGY CLARK AND SASHA BALUKA HONORED BY THE LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL

Three partners of Bessolo Haworth CPAs honored as accounting leaders in Los Angeles

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., November 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Bessolo Haworth, CPAa leading West Coast tax, accounting and business advisory firm, announces recognition of three Sherman Oaks based partners as accounting leaders in Los Angeles. Larry HaworthCPA, managing partner and co-founder and Sasha BalukaCPA and Partner were recognized as two of the top 100 CPAs in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Peggy ClarkCPA and co-founder and Sasha Baluka have also been recognized as Women of Influence – Accounting, also by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

“The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to present these awards to outstanding CPA leaders,” said Josh SchimmelsCEO and Publisher of Los Angeles Company newspaper. “Accounting professionals such as Haworth, Clark and Baluka reflect the quality of accounting talent we have here at Los Angeles. They are truly invaluable trusted advisors to our business community.”

Haworth is the managing partner and co-founder of Bessolo Haworth CPAs. The firm opened in 2007 has grown from an office to Sherman Oaks at the offices of Gig Harbor, WA and from the north California. Haworth has been practicing accounting, auditing and tax for over 40 years. He has extensive experience providing professional services to a wide variety of private mid-market and closely held companies. Haworth has been recognized by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal as one of the Top 25 CPAs. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. Haworth holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from California Polytechnic State University in Pomona, California.

clark is co-founder of Bessolo Haworth. In addition to his more than 30-year career in public accounting, Clark also spent 10 years in commercial banking. It offers services in accounting, auditing, taxation and financial planning. She works with private mid-market and closed businesses and their owners. In 2008, Clark was nominated for a “Women in Business” award from the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. In 2020 and again this year, Clark was recognized as a “Women of Influence – Accounting” by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

Clark is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. She earned a master’s degree in taxation from Golden Gate University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California.

Baluka joined the firm in 2018 and was promoted to partner in 2020. She has over 15 years of experience as a tax and accounting professional. She has experience in tax, audit and financial planning and has created an international tax practice within the firm. Prior to joining Bessolo Haworth, she was the founder and owner of TarzanaB&G Accounting Services and

Consultant. In 2017, the San Fernando Valley Business Journal recognized her as a “Trusted Advisor.” She was also nominated as a “Women in Business” by the same publication. In 2020 and again this year, Baluka was recognized as a “Woman of Influence – Accounting” by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Baluka is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is also a Certified Global Management Accountant with the Association of Certified Professional Accountants. Baluka earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a second bachelor’s degree in finance, both from California State University, Northridge.

About Bessolo Haworth

Sherman Oaks-based, Bessolo Haworth was founded by John Bessolo, Larry Haworth and Peggy Clark in 2007. Comprised of CPAs, licensed tax and investment professionals and other experts, the independent firm’s core expertise includes accounting and auditing, tax planning and preparation income advice, estate planning and compliance, investment advice and business advisory services. The firm serves middle market businesses and high net worth individuals across California and beyond. The company has two other offices in San Rafael, California and in Gig Harbor, Washington. Visit the office at www.bhcpagroup.com.

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