ERK Financial Consultants, Inc. is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in CA. All our CPA's hold valid CA State CPA Certificates.
Meet Our Staff:
Erica A. Roach CPA, CGMA
Erica A Roach is a co-founding shareholder of ERK Financial Consultants, Inc. She offers individuals and small to medium size businesses solutions in tax, accounting, bookkeeping, retirement, personal financial planning, and business consulting services. Prior to starting her firm, Erica worked for a couple local accounting firms and served as an operations manager/business consultant for not for profit hospitals.
Her professional experience includes a diverse background in financial analysis, grants administration, regulatory compliance, business process development, and the design and implementation of business information systems.
She has taught workshops on the use of accounting systems and tax mitigating strategies.
Erica graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the Leventhal School of Accounting at the University of Southern California (USC). She is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the USC Alumni Association. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, traveling, sailing, and fine spirits.
Robert Korpas CPA, PFS
Robert Korpas is a founding Partner of ERK Financial Consultants serving for profit, not for profit, and individual financial needs and requirements. Prior to starting the firm, he was with a number of CPA firms serving both Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area.
His professional experience extends across a broad spectrum of industries and individual clients, ranging from business service firms and entertainment firms, to high net worth individuals requiring complex estate and trust planning. He specializes in preparing and reviewing proposed incorporations, preparing amended individual and corporate tax returns, and preparing multi state returns and private foundation returns. In addition, Robert is an expert in court, fiduciary and conservatorship accounting.
He has taught workshops on the benefits and challenges of the different types of business entities, on methods of entity formation and incorporation, on ways to maximize tax benefits from real estate investments, and on ways to increase opportunities related to passive activity limitations.
Robert graduated with a Bachelor of Science and a double major in Accounting and Marketing from the College of Notre Dame and is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Jessica Yi - Manager / Business Consultant
Jessica Yi serves as a Manager at ERK Financial Consultants, Inc and has been part of the ERK team since May 2012. She is a graduate from UC San Diego with a Bachelors in Economics and a Minor in Japanese Studies. Jessica's experience is versatile, having worked in both for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, which includes financial analysis and modeling, contracts and grant accounting, business process development, design and implementation of business information systems, tax preparation, and other general accounting and attest services. One strength is her understanding and usage of excel that attributes to developing efficiencies both internally and externally.
Ratu Miranda - Client Relations Coordinator
Ratu Miranda serves as a Client Relations Coordinator at ERK Financial Consultants, Inc. She graduated from UC Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s in Business Economics and a Minor in Accounting. She also received her Masters of Business Administration with a Marketing concentration from International American University. In her free time, she loves watching TV shows and reading books by the beach in the Summer.
Sabrina Chowdhury - Staff Accountant
Sabrina Chowdhury serves as a Staff Accountant at ERK Financial Consultants, Inc. She went to school at UC San Diego and received her Bachelors in Business/Communications with a minor in Accounting. On her free time, she likes to hang out with my family and friends, go on road trips, and discover new places to eat! Her favorite type of food is Thai, and she loves drinking boba!
Danielle Singer - Adminstrative Assistant
Danielle Singer serves as the Administrative Assistant for ERK Financial Consultants, Inc. She graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Communications with a Computing Specialization. When she is not at work, you can find her cooking new recipes, taking care of her house plants, and binge-watching her favorite tv shows.
Scottie - Mascot