Catherine Griffith, CPA
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CATHERINE GRIFFITH, CPA
As partner in FOSTER GRIFFITH & ALLEN INC, Catherine has over thirty years of experience in public accounting. Her client base consists primarily of high net worth individuals, closely held corporations, and trusts. She provides income tax preparation and planning services for individuals, estates and trusts, and all business entities including corporations, S-corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies.
Prior to FOSTER GRIFFITH & ALLEN, Catherine was Managing Director of the Westlake Village Office of American Express Tax & Business Services. During her eight years with American Express Tax & Business Services she was involved in setting national tax compliance procedures, was in charge of local compliance, was a member of the pension consulting group, managed several peer reviews and lead due diligence projects for the TBS mergers and acquisition group as they acquired CPA firms.
From 1986 to 1995, Catherine was affiliated with a local CPA firm in Westlake Village where she focused primarily on tax compliance, tax planning and audit representation before taxing authorities. Prior to that, she held a Texas CPA license and worked with a Texas CPA firm gaining extensive experience in the areas of Oil & Gas and farming as well as estates and trusts.
Catherine is a member of The California Society of Certified Public Accountants where she was Chairperson for the Thousand Oaks Area Taxation Group from 1988 through 1995. Catherine graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration-Emphasis Accounting.