Team

Fleetridge Financial, Inc.

Darren started his tax firm from scratch in 2010. As a result of word of mouth referrals and exceptional support from the local community, Fleetridge Financial, Inc. is here to stay.

Prior to founding Fleetridge Financial, Inc., Darren was an Associate at Cooper & Associates, a San Diego based CPA firm specializing in tax planning, compliance, business valuation and litigation support. Prior to his tenure with Cooper & Associates, Darren was a Tax Analyst at ValueClick, Inc. (NASDAQ:VCLK) one of the world’s largest integrated online marketing companies. Darren is a Certified Public Accountant registered in the state of California, holding Series 7, and 66 securities registrations.  He is a proud alumnus of the University of South Florida where he was awarded a B.S. in Accountancy.  His favorite activities include surfing and traveling the world.

Maria Busalacchi, QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Maria joined Fleetridge Financial, Inc. in 2013 bringing many years of experience in office management, accounting, and client relations.  She was born and raised in San Diego and started working for the family business  at a very young age. Prior to joining Fleetridge Financial, Inc., Maria spent ten years in banking.  She brings a strong work ethic  complemented with knowledge and experience of back office and accounting systems.  Her favorite activities include spending time with her two daughters, skiing California’s beautiful mountains, and traveling all over the world.

Alani Cullen, EA

We are very excited to add Alani to the team this year.  She is an Enrolled Agent in the state of California with over six years of tax preparation experience.  Prior to her work as a tax advisor she was a staff accountant at a local small business for over 5 years.  Alani has extensive tax knowledge and all of the tools necessary to provide exceptional tax preparation services for individuals and small businesses.  In her spare time Alani is an avid surfer and world traveler.

Tony Pulli, CPA

Tony brings over 40 years of tax and accounting experience.

Jessica McKay

Jessica has 5 years experience managing a CPA office.

Neil Barton, CPA

Neil joined Fleetridge Financial, Inc. in 2015 as Audit Manager.  He brings almost 30 years of audit experience to the firm.  Neil is a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor degree from the University of Nebraska.

Sherry Register, CPA

Sherry is a CPA with over 30 years of public accounting experience.  She has extensive experience in the areas of taxation, auditing and accounting.  Her primary focus is in working with individuals and small businesses.  She graduated from California State University, Sacramento.

Tony Pulli, CPA

Tony is a tax expert adding nearly forty years’ experience to our team.

Jessica McKay

Administrator with over 5 years working with the firm.