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Ariel E. Drachenberg

Ariel has been in the accounting profession since 1983, including four years in the private healthcare industry. He provides personal tax planning and business advisory services to closely held corporations and high net worth individuals, helping clients minimize the total impact of business, income and estate taxes.

Ariel has specific expertise in the areas of professional service corporations, estate and fiduciary taxation, real estate development and management, not-for-profit entities and multi-state activities.

In addition, Ariel represents clients during governmental audits. Ariel was born in Argentina, lived 10 years in Paraguay and moved to Southern California in 1975. He is fluent in Spanish.

Professional Qualifications and Education

  • Certified Public Accountant, California
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, La Sierra University
  • Master of Science in Taxation, Golden Gate University

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Society of California Accountants, SCA
  • Los Angeles Chapter Taxation Committee, CSCPA
  • Fiduciary Round Table
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Non-attorney Associate Member

Civic and Business Associations

  • Member, Pasadena Rotary Club
  • Past President of Sunland/Tujunga Kiwanis
  • Past President San Fernando Valley Chapter of SCA
  • Former City of Glendale Audit Committee: Chairman