Jeff Foster, CPA

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Education: I have a Bachelor of Science Business Administration with Emphasis in Accountancy.

Family: My parents Mike and Cindy Foster and my brother Alan Foster.

What qualities does it take to work at an accounting firm? Working in an accounting firm takes a desire and passion for helping others. Being good with numbers helps also!

What’s the most rewarding part of what you do? The rewarding part of my job is improving the quality of life of our clients’ by giving them peace of mind in their personal and business accounting service needs.

What innovations in the accounting world are you most excited about? I'm most excited about is that accounting is becoming more encompassing. It is moving in the direction of providing additional services beyond the traditional bookkeeping and tax work.

What do you feel you have accomplished and what would you still like to accomplish in life? I have obtained my B.S. degree from CSU Fresno. I still want to obtain a MBA degree and/or another license that will further enable me to improve the quality of our clients, team and community.

What was your first job and what did you learn from it? My first job was working at the front desk at Millennium Sports Club in Merced, CA. It taught me to "go that extra mile" in providing great customer service.

What are your roots in the San Joaquin Valley? I was born and raised in Merced, CA. My Dad was born in Sacramento, CA and raised in Atwater, CA. My mom was born in Los Angeles and raised in Merced, CA.

What do you do in your spare time? I like to travel and someday wish to visit South America, Italy and Greece. I enjoy excercising regularly, taking hiking trips to Yosemite, playing basketball and have participated in a couple half marathons.