Management Team


Smith Dickson’s professionals have exceptional experience, qualifications and capabilities.  On the “Litigation Support” side, we provide forensic accounting, litigation support services and expert witness testimony with an emphasis on fraud and embezzlement, intellectual property, real estate, and trust and estate. These matters involve asset tracing, economic damage analysis, lost profits and unjust enrichment, estate/trust disputes, partnership/ shareholder disputes, business valuations, insurance bad faith, and IRS/FTB/EDD/ tax controversy cases.

In the areas of Accounting, Taxation and Business Consulting, we advise business clients on strategic business planning, provide tax planning and compliance, negotiate bank financing, handle tax controversy negotiations, and issue audited financial statements.

Our goal is to serve you with professionalism and technical expertise.  Our clients appreciate the personal connection that is established with our firm, as each client is handled by a highly experienced CPA who leads a team of highly-trained professionals dedicated to superior service.  Smith Dickson consistently provides outstanding service and results for our clients.

To learn more about our personnel, click on any of the links from the “Management Team” list below.

Deborah S. Dickson, CPA, CFF, MAFF

Kelly Campbell, CPA, CFP®
Director of Taxation

Richard Warner, CPA
Senior Tax Manager

Ryan Nguyen, CPA
Senior Forensic Manager

Karen Reed, CPA
Senior Audit Manager

Gina Lara, MBA, CFP®
Tax and Forensic Accounting Manager

Kenneth Hill, CPA
Accounting Supervisor

Austin Ray, CPA
Senior Accountant

Elaine Kazzi
Account Executive – Family Bookkeeping Services
Associate Accountant

Karen Martin

Beverly Ocampo

Marisa Kazzi
Executive Assistant