Our people make our firm. We each represent the whole firm whenever we interact with a client, or their other professional advisors, or our peers in the accounting profession. We strive to maintain a high standard of professionalism while remaining personable, considerate, and accommodating.
Robert A. Hawks, Jr., CPA, EA, CVA, Shareholder
As president and CEO, Rob is ultimately responsible for all quality assurance and professional standards of the firm; from financial statements to tax returns to payroll processing, Rob supervises every project and personally signs most of them. Read more about Rob…
Jennifer K. Hawks, Firm Administrator, Shareholder
In addition to her role as corporate Secretary, Jennifer is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor and is an experienced user with all versions of QuickBooks going back as far as 1994. Jennifer provides payroll compliance, sales tax reporting, all areas of accounts payable and receivable, inventory tracking and general business analysis. As the firm administrator, she is well versed in tax reporting needs and what CPAs need and like to see in financial reports. Jennifer is passionate about teaching business owners how to be efficient enough in their record keeping so that they can spend more time doing what they do best. Jen@HawksCPA.com
Tracy A. Bell, CPA, Audit Manager
Tracy is a licensed CPA, has her Master’s degree, and has many years of experience in corporate accounting, as well as bookkeeping work. Tracy works on client accounting services, audits, reviews, compilations, and is expanding into income tax preparation. Tracy@HawksCPA.com
Kimberly Snider, CPA, Tax Manager
Kimberly joined our firm in January 2023, moving to the Modesto area from Napa. She brings over two decades of experience including auditing and income tax work, focusing on individual and small business tax the last several years, operating as a sole proprietor. Kimberly@HawksCPA.com
Josh Bigelow, CPA Candidate, Tax Supervisor
Josh is a staff accountant in our Modesto office. He has completed his Masters in Accounting, and is working on his CPA exams, two down, two to go! Josh@HawksCPA.com
Matthew Manafi, CPA Candidate, Audit Supervisor
Matt is a staff accountant in our Modesto office. He has completed his Masters in Accounting, and is studying for his CPA exams. Matt previously interned with Ron Koftinow, CPA. Matt@HawksCPA.com
Joan Stampfl, EA, Tax Accountant
Joan has merged her thriving income tax and bookkeeping business into HawksCPA effective January 1, 2023, we welcome her to the team! Joan@HawksCPA.com
Larry Coombes, Tax Accountant
Larry has worked with Joan Stampfl for several years, and he is a former EA and IRS agent, so he knows his tax stuff! As of February 2023 we all welcome him to the HawksCPA team! Larry@HawksCPA.com
Anna Warthemann, CPA Candidate
Anna is a staff accountant in our Modesto office, coming on board in 2023 with one year of Public Accounting experience she is relatively new to the CPA career path but brings prior experience and we hope she is certified soon! Anna@HawksCPA.com
Judy Adamson, Staff Accountant
Judy is a part-time seasonal staff accountant in our Sonora office. She is an experienced QuickBooks consultant, and has worked at a local CPA firm in the past. Her background is largely in the HVAC and construction accounting field. Judy@HawksCPA.com
YOUR NAME HERE, Staff Accountant
We are always looking for bright, enthusiastic, and dedicated people! Email today: Staff@HawksCPA.com
Tara Perry, Bookkeeping Supervisor
Tara is a bookkeeper based in our Sonora office. She is responsible for many of our payroll and general bookkeeping engagements. Tara joined our team as a receptionist and bookkeeper trainee and has quickly risen to staff bookkeeper, and now supervising many projects. She is a Tuolumne county girl through and through and enjoys a strong family life which includes raising 3 beautiful little girls with her husband. When she is not at work Tara enjoys reading, time with close friends and spending time with her large close knit family.
Tonya Rodgers, Bookkeeper and Payroll Clerk
Tonya came aboard with our merger of the S&H Associates bookkeeping office into our firm in the fall of 2018. She is responsible for most of our payroll engagements. Tonya is a payroll rock star!
Hailey Danicourt, Bookkeeper and Payroll Clerk
Hailey joined the team in the summer of 2021. She came from a background as an internal bookkeeper at some local businesses; she is now involved with many payroll, sales tax, and bookkeeping projects, and enjoying the diversity and exposure to many different industries.
Jan Cadotte, EA, Bookkeeper and Tax Preparer
Jan (Janet) has worked with Joan Stampfl for several years and will continue with HawksCPA working on those clients’ bookkeeping and income tax projects. She is an IRS Enrolled Agent (EA) with specialized tax skills.
Karen Ackley, Bookkeeper
Karen is our first 100% remote employee – she lives in Tennessee and has worked with Joan Stampfl for a few years. Karen will continue with HawksCPA working on those clients’ bookkeeping projects.
Becky Crifasi, Modesto Administrative Assistant
Becky joined our team in early 2020, and comes to us with a customer service background and office administrative experience. She is responsible for keeping things running smoothly in Modesto and for handling our phones and scheduling. She has enjoyed getting to know our clients and meeting everyone. Becky@HawksCPA.com
Jen Staysa, Sonora Administrative Assistant
Jen joined our team in the fall of 2021, and comes to us with a customer service background and local work experience. She is responsible for keeping things running smoothly in Sonora and for handling our phones and scheduling. She looks forward to getting to know our clients and meeting everyone. JStaysa@HawksCPA.com
Ellen Meyer, Executive Secretary
Ellen and Rob have known each other for years through Modesto Rotary. Ellen joined our team in 2019 and is helping to lead the Modesto office administrative functions, and assisting Rob and Jen with special projects. Ellen@HawksCPA.com
Kattie Miller, Lead Administrative Assistant
Kattie joined our team in 2019, jumped right into tax season! She trains and supports the other admin’s and assists with admin and clerical duties, phones, filing, and scheduling. Kattie often functions as Rob’s “right hand.” She is a “new mom” with a toddler and an infant at home, and she loves them very much. Kattie@HawksCPA.com
Kimberly Rosenbaum, Sonora Administrative Assistant
Kimberly has worked with Joan Stampfl for a few years and has joined HawksCPA as a part-time clerical/admin support person. Staff@HawksCPA.com
Jose Aguilera, CPA (retired), Seasonal and Part Time
Jose is a retired CPA who consults and advises on a part time basis. Jose@HawksCPA.com