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Our Scottsdale CPA Firm – Partridge & Associates CPA’s PLC

Our CPA firm has over three decades of tax and accounting experience and has serviced thousands of businesses and families throughout the Scottsdale, East Valley, and Phoenix areas. We are proud that the members of our CPA firm have the highest standards of education, experience, and up-to-date knowledge of current tax law. We are pleased to say that we are one of the most creative and dynamic CPA firms in tax planning and strategies.

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Larry Workman, MBA, EA

CEO & Director | Managing Partner | Tax Specialist

Admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service, Enrolled Agent Larry has been in public accounting for over three decades specializing in taxation and IRS representation. He has extensive experience in all major areas of accounting, tax, and finance. He has a diverse background as a business advisor, including actively participating in IRS Tax Court proceedings and coordinating tax planning activities for mergers & acquisitions. Larry has presented at local, regional, and national seminars and is a resource to not only the firm’s clients, but to other tax professionals nationwide.

Because of his education and vast experience in taxation, Larry brings to our clients immeasurable value and knowledge of the intricacies of the U.S. Tax Code and its complexities.

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Joy Partridge, CPA

Certified Public Accountant | Director | Tax & Accounting Specialist

Joy has been practicing in public accounting for over three decades. She is a specialist in tax minimization strategies and planning for businesses and individuals. In addition, she is highly skilled in IRS audit representation and prepares and presents cases for tax court in conjunction with tax attorneys. She is also well versed in financial statement preparation including forensic accounting. She is a graduate of Arizona State University from the W.P. Carey School of Business. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in History and Music.

She has traveled to most of the major cities of the world and is a co-founder and President of the Scottsdale Philharmonic, which provides free classical symphony concerts to the community. She is a dedicated leader in enhancing the local arts and cultural environment of Scottsdale.

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Amanda Miklavcic, CPA

Certified Public Accountant | Senior Tax Specialist

Amanda grew up in Oklahoma and graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Accounting. She furthered her education by earning a Masters Degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Amanda relocated to Phoenix and came to our firm in 2006.  She has over sixteen years of both public and private experience working with clients to minimize their tax liability.

Amanda is married with three children and enjoys the music of her favorite hometown band, Hanson.

David Harris CPA

David Harris

EA | Tax Preparation Specialist

David has over 10 years of experience in managing tax preparation and quality compliance and helping facilitate client-team collaboration. He provides cross-team coordination for all tax preparation work. David’s strong background as a tax professional makes him uniquely qualified for tax, accounting, and consulting services for all areas of both personal and business returns.

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Anna Hinton

Operational Manager | QuickBooks Certified Pro Advisor

Anna has been a manager of our firm’s operations for over a decade and brings twenty years of accounting and financial preparation experience. She is a QuickBooks specialist and ProAdvisor who assists clients with their QuickBooks issues. With her expertise and knowledge of accounting, she helps clients on a very personal level in all phases of accounting and preparing financial statements.

Anna is married and the mother of three. She enjoys hiking and sightseeing.

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Craig LaForte

General Manager

Craig was a graduate from Arizona State University in the Honors Program with a Liberal Arts degree. He has been part of our management team and General Manager for nearly a decade. He primarily focuses on efficient productivity, client satisfaction, and staffing development. His past in successful sales management has equipped him to provide clients with the absolute best service possible in an industry that is widely considered to be extremely confusing.

He enjoys his spare time with his wife and two sons. He continues to be regularly disappointed by the Los Angeles Chargers.

Kat Bussey - Staff Accountant CPA Scottsdale

Kat Bussey

Senior Staff Accountant | QuickBooks Pro Advisor

Kat grew up in New Mexico and is currently attending Western Governor’s University and will be graduating with her Bachelor’s in Accounting. She intends to pursue her CPA licensing.

She has practiced in the field of accounting and bookkeeping for over 15 years and is a firm proponent of excellent customer service and support.

Kat is a self-proclaimed geek/nerd and is married with two sons and enjoys curling up with her family to watch anything sci-fi related.

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Linda Bejar

Office Coordinator

Linda was born in Thailand and became a US Citizen when she was adopted at the age of 2 by her father, who was in the Air Force. Linda has been a professional office administrator for over 15 years and specializes in customer relations.

She has 3 daughters, a step-son, and a house with lots of pets. She enjoys spending her free time with her family.

Carol Skjaerris CPA Scottsdale

Carol Skjaerris

Administrative Assistant

Carol is a native Chicagoan and has lived in Scottsdale for over 25 years. With a communications degree from Columbia College she spent decades with CBS Television and Radio as a communications specialist. Being a people person, her talents include offering the highest level of customer service. She thrives on making people feel welcomed.

Carol likes being active and spending time with family while sharing good food, conversation and wine.

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