Krikorian & Company Accountancy Corporation is dedicated to providing our clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of financial and business needs at a reasonable fee. The lineage of our firm dates back to the late 1940's and we are proud to still be serving many of the original clients and their next generations. We strive to earn this kind of loyalty from all of our clients by providing excellent, value-added service.
Ben has been practicing public accounting since 1972 after graduating Summa Cum Laude from California State University, Fresno with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration with an Accounting specialization. In 1978, Ben became a shareholder in Kazanjian & Krikorian Accountancy Corporation, which was the predecessor to our firm today.
Ben has extensive experience in estates and trusts, corporations, partnerships, and individuals, as well as preparing compiled and reviewed financial statements.
Aaron has been practicing public accounting since 2001 after receiving a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. For the next five years, he gained valuable experience working for the large accounting firms Arthur Andersen and Deloitte & Touche in San Francisco, CA.
Aaron moved back to Fresno in 2006 and has been with the firm since. His specialties include corporation, individual, and trust income tax issues and compliance, as well as preparing compiled and reviewed financial statements.
Kelly began practicing public accounting in 2002 after receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting, from California State University, Sacramento. She became a Certified Public Accountant in 2007.
After moving back to Fresno in 2008, Kelly joined our firm in 2014. She has worked exclusively in the tax arena since beginning her career in accounting and has prepared tax returns for individuals, partnerships, corporations, LLCs, trusts and not-for-profit organizations. Kelly’s experience also includes preparation of compiled and reviewed financial statements, tax planning and problem solving IRS, FTB and EDD issues. Finally, she has helped clients with their bookkeeping and accounting solutions at their business locations.
Kelly has been a CalCPA Fresno Chapter leader for the Tax Committee since 2018.
Michelle is a graduate from California State University, Fresno. She received her degree in Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting from the Craig School of Business. In early 2016, she started working at Krikorian & Company as an intern and was brought on permanently after proving to be a great asset to the firm.
Michelle's expertise includes bookkeeping, payroll, individual tax and entity tax. She is also in the process of sitting for the CPA Exam.
Jeanie is a graduate of Fresno Pacific University with a degree in Business Marketing/Management and has worked in the CPA industry since 2005. She gained experience in the tax and accounting field for five years and in 2010 switched rolls. She moved into firm management where she was able to utilize her administrative and HR skills gained from owning an IT company with her husband for ten years.
Jeanie joined Krikorian & Company in 2018 as the Office Manager and Bookkeeping Manager. Her focus is firm management, tax processing and assisting staff and clients with bookkeeping and payroll needs.
As the Administrative Assistant at Krikorian & Company, Terri answers all incoming calls and greets our clients with warmth and professionalism. She also assists with various administration duties. Previously, Terri has worked in customer service for 20 years. She assisted her clients with excellent service as her main goal. She has brought that same enthusiasm to our firm.
Terri has lived and worked in Fresno and the surrounding San Joaquin Valley most of her life.
Rani graduated from California State University, Fresno, in December 2017 with her degree in Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting. As a student, she paved her way onto her career path with experience as an Office Assistant at a local CPA firm and an accounting internship. In early 2018, she joined our firm as an intern and jumped on board as a full time staff accountant. In the future, Rani has plans to grow her career and sit for the CPA exam.
Jonathan joined Krikorian & Company as an intern at the start of 2019 and was hired permanently at the close of tax season. He has a degree in Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting from California State University, Fresno.
Isaiah started with the Krikorian team in July 2021 with over 12 years of experience in the accounting environment. As a staff accountant he assists with individual tax returns, payroll tax returns, and bookkeeping needs. He truly enjoys fast paced work near filing deadlines. Outside of crunching the numbers, Isaiah likely can be found playing pick-up basketball.
Nancy Xiong earned her Bachelor’s in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accountancy, from California State University of Fresno in 2005 and has over 15 years public accounting experience. She joined our firm in August 2021 and her expertise includes the preparation of tax returns, tax planning, and resolving tax notices for individuals, corporations, pass-thru entities, trusts, and not-for-profit organizations. Throughout her career, she has also prepared compiled financial statements, bookkeeping, payroll, 1099, sales tax returns, etc. Nancy’s industry portfolio includes, but is not limited to, real estate, agriculture, professional services, and retail. Moreover, Nancy is bilingual in Hmong and has assisted various organizations in the Hmong community with tax and accounting services.