About us

Tony Hoong, CPA

The CPA Dude, Founder & CEO

Tony grew up in his parents’ mom-and-pop restaurant. From a young age, he developed a peculiar interest in counting and organizing the cash earned at the restaurant each day.

 

Before he started The CPA Dude, Tony accumulated years of experience working for Big Four accounting firms and advising top tier companies. He earned his Accounting and Management Information Systems degree at the University of Minnesota’s business school; and shortly after, he put his accounting skills to test and obtained his license as a Certified Public Accountant.

 

When Tony isn’t elbow deep in tax returns, you can find him in the Bay Area lifting weights, bullet journaling, and keeping up with the latest tech gadgets.

Stephen Kwong

Accountant & Consultant

Stephen is an entrepreneur with firsthand experience starting and operating a business. Self-taught and self-made, Stephen has now spent years helping others find success too. He has a deep understanding of various business functions, including Accounting, Project Management, Marketing, and more. In fact, he runs his own consulting business as well – Zeal88 Business Consulting. Check out his services if you’re interested in help with other aspects of your business! In his free time, you can find Stephen and his taste buds in Minnesota trying out new foods.

Our values

What drives the way we work

Honesty is the best policy

We do what we say we're going to do. Whether it's up front or behind-the-scenes, we always act with honesty and integrity.

Communication is key

We know that communication starts by listening. We hear your needs and we deliver.

Quality always

We focus on putting ourselves in the shoes of others and so it is our utmost priority to produce high quality work.

Knowledge is power

We want to use our expertise not only to help advise you but also to help educate and empower you to make informed decisions.

One team, one dream

We're here to work with you as a team and build a long-lasting relationship. We are future thinking and always want the best for you.

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"I needed help deciding on going with a LLC or DBA and this man truly helped me get the confusion all squared away! I'm so glad I was able to connect with him and would definitely recommend him to anyone needing help of a CPA!"
Matthew A.
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"He had my trust immediately due to his knowledge and professionalism. He's also very personable, which made me feel comfortable asking any and all questions to which he responded very promptly."
Freya B.
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"I worked with Tony on my 2019 taxes and I was very impressed. He was knowledgeable about the current tax code and how that could help me save money on my taxes. He was also expedient and pleasant to work with."
Mike B.
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Industry experience

Years of experience advising leading companies across industries