Our Founder, Steve Newman, has had extraordinary business experiences not typical of your average accountant.
Steve obtained an MBA from UCLA in 1989 and pursued a career in public accounting with Price Waterhouse (now PWC). He was awarded his CPA license from the state of California in 1992.
Steve joined Nestle Food Company in 1992 and rose to the level of Director of Finance for the $1.2 billion Confectionery division, responsible for all aspects of financial budgeting, reporting, and new product profitability analysis.
Steve left Nestle in 1999 to serve as president of GreatDomains.com, a company he founded that created the secondary market for domain names. GreatDomains.com was sold to Verisign, a public company, in 2000.
Because of his passion for Rock music, Steve founded RockMerch in 2001 and it has became one of the leading online destinations for vinyl records, music apparel and merch. Steve knows what it is to be an entrepreneur.
Steve founded Steve Newman, CPA to offer his decades of experience to help others to achieve personal and business success, providing accounting, tax, and financial planning services.
Steve is also an expert in dispute resolution and mediates commercial and divorce matters much more effciently and with less stress than litigation. He was awarded the Certifed in Financial Forensics credential by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® credential by the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts.