About Me

I am the founder of The Guardian CPA firm, a tax preparation firm based out of Santa Barbara that focuses on detailed, personalized tax prep and consultations for small businesses and those in the real estate industry. 

 

I have knowledge of various aspects of accounting, financing, and investing. I specialize in tax preparation, financial modeling, and financial planning for businesses and investors. I’ve worked extensively with a range of clientele, including owners of million dollar companies, small business owners, and individual investors. 

I’m always happy to share my knowledge with you!

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John Duston IV

CPA

(310) 683-8769

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EXPERIENCE

 

2018-PRESENT

The Guardian CPA

Founder

2019-PRESENT

Ridgeway & Warner CPA

Accountant

2017-2018

Palius, O'Kelley & Janzen CPA & Consultants

Staff Accountant

EDUCATION

 

2014-2018

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

2016-2018

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA

Graduate Technology Management Certificate

2010-2014

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

High School Diploma

 

SKILLS

 

Public Speaking

Leadership

Microsoft Office

Tax Preparation

Accounting

Bookkeeping 

INTERESTS

 

Archery

Hiking/ Backpacking

Sailing