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About Us


John Baerg founded the firm in 1991 after spending twelve years with the international accounting firm of Ernst & Young. While at Ernst & Young, John served publicly traded and privately owned companies based in the Los Angeles and Fresno areas. Since opening his own firm in Fresno, California, John has provided audit, accounting, tax, and business management and advisory services to clients throughout California and the United States.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to provide you with the highest quality, forward thinking business management advisory services, as well as accounting, audit, and tax services, to help you achieve your business and financial goals. Our goal is to provide you with proactive solutions to your business needs so that you can focus on running and growing your business. You can trust in our experience.

Our Team

Each staff member can be reached through their appropriate email address provided below, or by calling our office at 559-472-3500. Thank you!

John L Baerg, CPA, CGMA – Partner

William E Chaltraw, CPA – Partner

Larry Jensen, CPA – Senior Manager

Kristin Chaltraw-Lee, CPA – Manager

Aubrey Tejeda, CPA – Manager

Cindy Schilder Saito, CPA – Manager

Miranda Baerg – Manager

Jenna Reed, CPA – Senior Accountant

Grant Gustavsen, CPA – Senior Accountant

Gabriele Dvariskyte – Staff Accountant

Betsy Paramo – Staff Accountant

Laura Weimer – Staff Accountant

Aaron Serrano – Staff Accountant

Erik Munoz Hernandez – Staff Accountant

Charlotte Mitchell – Bookkeeper

Janean Retz – Bookkeeper

Karlien Steenberg – Private Schools Finance Director

Rosita Burton – Private Schools Finance Assistant

Kay Garcia – Executive Assistant

Arwen Blanks – Administrative Assistant

Becky Baerg – Firm Administrator