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Susan Garabedian, CPA


Susan Garabedian - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel

Susan Garabedian takes pride in providing solutions by adapting to clients personal and business needs. Susan sees her role as a trusted resource for her clients, assisting beyond the accounting and tax services she provides.


SPS’ Senior Manager has spent more than 10 years with the firm, working in all areas of accounting, and also oversees the professional staff of SPS. “I like to help people,” says Susan, who takes a particular interest in guiding new business owners as they plan and prepare for a new endeavor.


Susan has degrees in accounting and finance from California State University, Northridge. She began her professional career at SPS shortly after graduating in 2003. Susan attributes developing a well-rounded base of knowledge to learning from a strong group of diverse professionals at SPS. “It is the people here that set us apart from other accounting firms,” she says.


Focused and driven, Susan lives and learns through her experiences.


A young professional with a spirit for adventure, Susan has a passion for travel and new experiences. She enjoys taking in the local atmosphere and culture when visiting a new city, town or village. SPS provides an environment for her to grow as a professional, while allowing her to explore and venture out on her travels.




Degrees, Certifications & Memberships

  • Bachelors of Science in Accountancy and Business Administration (Finance), California State University Northridge, 2003
  • Certified Public Accountant, 2009
  • 2014 Class of Emerging Leaders, Wolters Kluwer CCH
  • Member: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member: California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)


Beyond the Office

  • Former Executive Board Member, and continued supporter: The Armenian Professional Society of Los Angeles, a nonprofit organization that promotes advanced education in both the US and Armenia through scholarships for graduate students and funding to universities.

  • Resides in Brentwood, and enjoys being within walking distance of the SPS offices. Born and raised in Los Angeles, loves the diversity of the city and all that it has to offer.


Specialties Include: Family Businesses, Professional Services, Auditing.