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About the staff

Stephen S. Sobul, January 17, 1936 – February 5, 2017


On February 5, 2017, Steve Sobul, the founder of our firm, passed away after a long illness. Steve founded our firm in August of 1981, bringing with him David Primes, Rick Schenkel, Trish Axt and Chris Morris from an accounting firm that we all worked for. Steve’s decision to set up his own firm offered David, Rick and Chris a Read More »

Moving Up at SPS

We have had some significant promotions in the last month. Emily Huang, Brandon Gattis and Carrie Chiang have been promoted to Manager. Leonalyn Khanh and Dave Berman have been promoted to Senior Accountant.  We congratulate them on their hard work and commitment to Sobul, Primes & Schenkel, and look forward to their continued valuable contributions to the success of the Read More »

SPS Spotlight: Jeff Cameron Acknowledged by Nature of Wildworks

Nature of Wildworks, Jeff Cameron, Los Angeles CPA

We are very proud of members of the SPS team and all that they do away from the office. One of our principals, Jeff Cameron, was recently honored by the charitable organization, the Nature of Wildworks, for his long service to the organization. The Nature of Wildworks was founded in 1998 by Mollie Hogan, to continue her work of providing Read More »

SPS Spotlight: Mark Umemoto and AthletesTouch

AthletesTouch - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA - Los Angeles

Sobul, Primes & Schenkel is excited and proud its newest principal, Mark Umemoto, exemplifies the spirit of community service that we cherish at SPS. Mark is an active member in the networking organization, AthletesTouch (www.athletestouch.co). AthletesTouch is a collective of over 300 former college and professional athletes who work together to grow and succeed in the business world. Mark played Read More »

Taiwan: a Native’s Perspective

Carrie Chiang USC Accountant - SPSCPA Los Angeles

Questions and Answers with Carrie Chiang, SPS staff accountant and recent USC graduate What do you miss most about living in Taiwan? I miss its convenience. Taiwan is a small but very densely populated island, especially in Taipei, the capital. Different kinds of public transportation are easily accessible and convenience stores are everywhere offering everything from meals and books to Read More »

Sobul, Primes & Schenkel Annual Volunteer Day

Volunteer Day at Book Ends - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA Los Angeles

The SPS workforce spends the day with BookEnds BookEnds is a Southern California-based nonprofit that, as they say on their website (BookEnds.org) “…recycles quality children’s books through student-run book drives and places them in schools and youth organizations.” Since 1998, BookEnds has donated more than two million books. BookEnds not only provides books to schools, but also teaches their student Read More »