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Steven is a CPA with over 30 years of broad experience and is the founder of the current firm, formed in 2002. He started out professionally with the international firm of Ernst & Young; Steven later went on to become a partner at the Los Angeles based CPA firm of Parks Palmer Turner & Yemenidjian…. Read more

Graham’s entrepreneurial spirit, born from running his own business for many years, is well suited to his media and entertainment clients who are mostly individuals, such as television producers and directors, and owner-managed businesses. Clients value his unique insight into the daily issues and challenges they face, and continually benefit from his significant experience and… Read more

Gareth is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant with considerable experience advising media and marketing services clients. Gareth works primarily with owner-managed businesses, enabling them to set up and successfully run their business on both sides of the Atlantic. Prior to his move to the Los Angeles office, Gareth spent five years in our London office… Read more

Steven R. Pines joins Kingston Smith Barlevi with over 40 years of experience as a CPA/Business Manager to some of the most talented Directors, Producers, Writers, Actors, Cinematographers and Set Designers in the Entertainment industry. He brings with him a team of highly skilled staff who all recognize the need for prompt and effective service of… Read more

Joanne Leung is a Director of Business Management with over 30 years of experience in business management, tax accounting, payroll accounting, and financial planning for individuals and corporations. She has a strong background in business management and is currently overseeing a team of account managers for high-net-worth clients in the Entertainment Industry. She has been… Read more

Chris obtained a degree in Economics from the University of Southampton in 2013 and qualified as a UK Chartered Accountant in 2017. Chris mostly works with assisting owner-managed businesses set up and operate their business on both sides of the Atlantic. Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Chris spent three years in our London city… Read more

Samuel has diverse industry experience in hospitality, technology, real estate and the nonprofit sector. In real estate, he served in administration and accounting in the areas of development, construction, and property management. Before joining Kingston Smith Barlevi in 2013, he was the controller for a Real Estate property management and investment company. Today, Samuel leverages… Read more

Oranuch Ferrell joined the firm in 2006 and has grown with the firm to be one of the firm’s senior accountants.  Oranuch specializes in the preparation of financial statements, tax matters, real estate transactions, cash flow projections, overseas business management, financial planning and overall accounting matters.

Karen has over 20+ years of experience working in the accounting field. Her experience spans many aspects including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, production accounting, preparation of financial statements, and cash flow projections.  Before coming to Kingston Smith Barlevi, Karen gained great experience working in an animation studio and a commercial post-production house. Today she… Read more

Susan has extensive experience working with the firm’s business management clients in the entertainment and related media industries. Susan specializes as a liaison to the firm’s extensive international client base, and is known for solving complex problems and cash flow projections. Susan initially oversaw the firm’s marketing, public relations and special events, and is now… Read more