• Cathy began her accounting career at Grant Thornton in Sacramento, CA. She left Grant to become a founding partner of the predecessor firm to Patrick & Buzarellos, Certified Public Accountants, LLP. As Managing Partner, Cathy’s duties at the firm include its vision, personnel and marketing responsibilities.

  • Twyla provides a broad range of services to her clients, primarily in the area of federal and multi-state tax planning, research and compliance, estate planning and ERISA (pension plan) audits. Her clients range in size from $400 million in sales and 200 employees to sole proprietorships.

  • Malia joined Patrick & Buzarellos, Certified Public Accountants, LLP as a staff accountant in 2001. Her experience includes individual and business tax services, court accountings and preparation of all levels of financial statements.

  • Cristopher joined Patrick & Buzarellos, Certified Public Accountants, LLP after 12 years in the retirement services field. Cristopher comes to us from a nationally recognized retirement services firm where he was responsible for a portfolio of clients whose revenue generated over millions of dollars annually.

  • Tammy joined Patrick & Buzarellos, Certified Public Accountants, LLP in 2000 as a staff accountant. Tammy has since relocated back to her hometown Missoula, MT, where she gained an extensive accounting background as the controller of a large trucking company.

  • Carrie joined Patrick & Buzarellos, Certified Public Accountants, LLP after coming from the downturn in the real estate market. Her background includes Design and Space Planning for several well-known Sacramento Corporations.

  • Elena joined Patrick & Buzarellos, Certified Public Accountants, LLP as the Payroll Administrator. She has fifteen years experience in payroll administration including multistate pay, Fair Labor Standard Act, payroll tax compliance and benefits management.

  • Donna started her public accounting career at Grant Thornton. Over the last 25 years she has continued to perfect her accounting skills. She has a wide range of experience including payroll, sales and property tax returns as well as assisting businesses with QuickBooks start up and maintenance.

  • Denise recently joined Patrick & Buzarellos, Certified Public Accountants, LLP as a paraprofessional. She started her career in the health insurance industry prior to finding her passion for accounting. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and her Master’s Degree in Accounting, both from The University of Phoenix.

  • Just a day at the office

  • Catherine L. Patrick, CPA, MST
  • Twyla M. Buzarellos, CPA, MST
  • Malia Kendrick, CPA, MST
  • Cristopher Gibson
  • Tammy Mehlhoff
  • Carrie Schaffer
  • Elena Timonichev, CPP
  • Donna Azevedo
  • Denise Meredith
  • Just a day at the office


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