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Three New Hires Join WFY in December

Wright Ford Young & Co. is excited to announce we are welcoming three new hires to our WFY team. Kyle Le and Ben Vallotton-Crellin joining our tax department as Tax Senior and Tax Staff, and Hayley Thomas is joining our audit department as Audit Staff. WFY is pleased to introduce these new hires to our team. Kyle Le In the beginning of December, Kyle Le joined our tax department as Tax Senior. He graduated from Cal State Fullerton and has almost six years of tax work experience at a local CPA firm. His specialties in tax work include tax preparation
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WFY Title Sponsors Events for The Priority Center and VLI

On Monday, November 8th, Wright Ford Young & Co. was the title sponsor for two events presented by two amazing nonprofit organizations. The Priority Center hosted their 20th Annual Golf Tournament and Veterans Legal Institute hosted their Annual Lawyers for Warriors fundraising event. The Priority Center hosted their 20th Annual Golf Tournament at Dove Canyon Golf Club. Each team of participants played the 18-hole course with various contests such as longest drive and closest to the pin. After playing the course on a sunny southern California day, The Priority Center hosted an auction with multiple prizes and awarded the winners
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WFY Sponsors Events for HOPE Int. and In STEPPS Academy

In the beginning of October, WFY sponsored two events: HOPE International’s Living in Dreams and In STEPPS Academy’s Golf Classic. WFY was a Pathway Sponsor at HOPE International’s Living in Dreams Dinner and Auction on Thursday, October 7th. The event consisted of a wonderful dinner followed by silent and live auctions. HOPE International’s mission is to invest in the underserved families and communities around the world. They have equipped more than 2.2 million people in the last 24 years. They’ve helped build back homes and communities from economic shocks and emergencies and continue to do so for years to come.
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WFY Attends TACA’s Ante Up for Autism Dinner and Auction

The Autism Community in Action (TACA) hosted their 16th annual Ante Up for Autism event on Saturday, September 25. The night involved not only fantastic dining and good company, but it also involved a live auction and silent auction. Besides raising money with auction items, TACA reached above and beyond their donation goal of $300,000 the night of the event. All of the proceeds from Ante Up for Autism went to TACA. Along with other generous sponsors, Wright Ford Young & Co. was proud to be a Royal Flush sponsor for this amazing event. Some of Wright Ford Young &
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WFY Sponsors OCBJ’s Family-Owned Business Awards

On Thursday, August 26th, Wright Ford Young & Co. was a platinum sponsor at the Family-Owned Business Awards by Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ). The luncheon honored all the nominees and winners to celebrate and recognize family-owned businesses in Orange County. OCBJ hosted an eventful luncheon starting with drinks and appetizers in the VIP reception area. Shortly after, all attendees moved to the ballroom where they were seated for lunch and the awards ceremony.  The ceremony included presenter CEO of OCBJ Richard Reisman, keynote speakers Igor Olenicoff & Natalia Ostensen from Olen Properties, and the presenters of the individual awards.
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WFY Attends Angels 5K and Angels Game on August 14th

On Saturday, August 14th, Wright Ford Young & Co. attended two exciting events: The Angels 5K and the Los Angeles Angels v. Houston Astros game. For the Angels 5K, around 15 of WFY’s employees, families, and friends gathered to complete the run. The 5K started at the large Angel helmets by the stadium’s main entrance. It looped around Orangewood Ave. and down State College Blvd. Then, the race ran through the parking lot, down and around the “Big A” Sign, and through the field where participants were entertained by a live band. The finish line ended right back at the
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Seven New Hires Join WFY

Wright Ford Young & Co. is pleased to welcome seven new hires to our firm in June and July. Andrew Abeyta, Robert Lee, Caleb Short, Xiaoli Shu, Daniel Sur, and Esther Wood joined our tax department. Cora Hultgren joined our audit department. We are thrilled to have these new hires join our WFY team. Andrew Abeyta In July, Andrew Abeyta rejoined our firm as a Tax Senior. He graduated from CSUF and is currently in the process of studying for his CPA license. While out of the office, Andrew loves teaching at church and surfing at the Huntington Beach pier.
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Two New Hires Join Audit Department

This week, Wright Ford Young & Co. welcomed two new hires to our firm. Joy Uba and Lele Kyles will be joining our audit department. We are pleased to have these new hires join our WFY team. Joy Uba Joy Uba joined us in beginning of June as our newest Audit Senior.  She graduated from CSU Long Beach and earned a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.  Before starting with WFY, Joy has been working as an auditor the past four years.   In her free time, she enjoys photography, reading, and working with computers. Lele Kyles Lele
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WFY Partners Jeff Myers & Cyndi LeBerthon Host Upcoming Webinar

Our WFY Partners Jeff Myers, CPA, and Cyndi LeBerthon, CPA, will be presenting at MGI’s Efficiently Conducting Employee Benefit Plan Audits on June 23, 2021. If you’re looking to learn what’s new and what peer reviewers are looking for when they review employee benefit plan audits, this webinar is for you. Jeff and Cyndi will go in-depth with important topics on employee benefit plan audits. They will also cover other topics like common deficiencies and tips on working in a remote environment while performing employee benefit plan audits. Jeff Myers is WFY’s Managing Partner and oversees the audit department as
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WFY Introduces New Director of Marketing

This month, Wright Ford Young & Co. promoted Chanelle Bossert to Director of Marketing.  Congratulations, Chanelle! Chanelle Bossert Before receiving the Director of Marketing position, Chanelle was previously a Marketing & Tax Assistant for over three years at WFY. In 2017, she graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations/Advertising in Strategic Communication.  She specializes in content creation, marketing strategies, social media management, and other marketing skills. In her spare time, Chanelle enjoys learning new skills, trying new food, and spending time with her family and her dog Harley.   Interested in joining WFY in one
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