About Scott Porter, CPA
Scott Porter, CPA is a highly skilled North Bay CPA firm offering innovative accounting services and tax planning solutions for business owners in Sonoma County. Our mission is to remove financial obstacles and skillfully manage your tax obligations to improve your business and your bottom line.
You'll be glad you chose to work with us because we truly appreciate our clients and endeavor to develop a long-standing relationship with each one. As your financial partner and business advisor, we’re continually looking for ways to lower your taxes, reduce expenses, and take time-consuming accounting and bookkeeping tasks off your hands. Our knowledgeable staff has a wealth of accounting experience and is always personable, courteous, and professional.
We extend a free initial consultation to new clients. Call us at 707-664-5200 today to learn more or request your consultation through our website now. We serve clients from our offices in North Bay, San Francisco, and Colorado Springs.
Scott Porter, CPA
Scott specializes in tax planning and wealth strategies for high net worth individuals and business owners. Scott also specializes in real estate accounting, hedge fund administration, and trust and estates. In a nutshell, Scott’s focus is on minimizing your tax obligations and maximizing your long term wealth while balancing risk.
Scott holds a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting from San Francisco State University. He currently holds CPA licenses in both California and Colorado. Scott has been working in public accounting since 1990 and established his own firm in 2001.
An out of the box thinker from the get go, Scott’s approach to taxation and business consulting is solution oriented and highly client focused. Always looking for the solution that leaves his clients with the most assets, Scott’s tag line is “it’s not what you make, but what you keep that counts!
"It is so important to deliver what’s valuable to the client and I’m always looking for the unique tax advantages in each and every situation”.
Scott has been married to his wife Aliene since 1989, has three grown daughters, and is an avid fly fisherman, outdoorsman, and guitarist.
Rachel Rowe, EA
Rachel is a native of Colorado. After working a number of "jobs" she found her love of Accounting and more specifically Tax in 1999. Starting as a receptionist, she worked her way up quickly to preparing tax returns. She received her Associates of Science in Accounting and passed the Enrolled Agents exam in 2008.
Rachel lives in Colorado Springs with her husband Sean and her three girls, Caitlin, Violet, and Madison. When she is not working, Rachel enjoys gardening, camping, biking and playing with her girls.
Barbara Smith, Manager
Barbara Smith was born in New York but considers herself a native to Marin County. She graduated from San Rafael high school in 1987 and then received her BS degree in accounting from San Francisco State University in 1992. Barbara has known Scott Porter for close to 27 years. After college graduation, she worked for Scott’s father in his accounting firm, where she met Scott. Barbara has worked as a staff accountant/office manager for Scott’s father's firm until Scott began his own firm in 2001. She also has been preparing individual, partnership, and corporation returns for over 17 years and has been with Scott Porter Corporation since its inception.
Barbara has an 11 year old daughter, who she enjoys spending all her extra time with playing tennis, walking, and mountain biking.