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Windes Partners Recognized in 2022 Top 100 Accountants List

The Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ), in partnership with CalCPA, has recognized three Windes partners in its 2022 Top 100 Accountants list. One hundred of the region’s top accounting professionals are being honored for their achievements as outstanding stewards in the fields of finance and accounting.

Tax Chairman and Partner Guy Nicio heads the firm’s Client Accounting Services Group which provides bookkeeping, payroll solutions, sales and use tax compliance, business property tax returns, accounting software implementation and conversions, and fractional outsourced accounting solutions.

Tax Partner Christy Woods, recently recognized by the LABJ as a 2022 Woman of Influence in Accounting, was also named a Top 100 Accountant. Christy is the Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Long Beach Tax office and leads the firm’s Real Estate practice. She also specializes in mergers and acquisitions and tax compliance for corporations, partnerships, and LLCs.

Audit & Assurance Partner Michael Barloewen leads the firm’s nonprofit practice and is an active presenter who conducts seminars and workshops targeted at nonprofit management, board members, and audit committees.

“This is an impressive recognition for the firm,” says Managing Partner James Cordova. “Congratulations to Guy, Christy, and Mike for making this prestigious list. Their leadership within the firm and in the accounting profession is unparalleled. They are experts in their respective fields, and Windes is grateful for their depth of knowledge and dedication to our clients.”

Click here to view the LABJ’s special issue of the 2022 Top Accountants.

For more information, please contact Windes marketing at or toll-free at 844.4WINDES (844.494.6337).

Guy Nicio

Guy Nicio, CPA, MST
Chairman – Partner, Tax

Christy Woods, CPA

Christy Woods, CPA, MST
Partner-in-Charge, Tax – Long Beach

Mike Barloewen

Michael Barloewen, CPA, CGMA
Partner, Audit & Assurance Services













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