Dennis McLean is the Founder of McLean & Associates, Certified Public Accountants, serving small business, families and individual clients, as well as governmental agencies. Dennis’s professional experience includes working with clients with accounting, auditing, financial reporting, controllership, income tax, technology and employee benefit services. Current and past clients of McLean & Associates include small business start-ups, corporate executives, city managers, retirees, students and high-income and net worth clients. Dennis has also served a southern California city as its finance and technology director. Prior to moving to California, Dennis served clients in Michigan as a partner of a regional CPA firm and CFO of a multimillion dollar agribusiness and commuter airline.
“It’s not about the numbers, its about you”.
Phone calls, texts and emails are free. McLean believes that a relationship that encourages conversation about new ideas, challenges and questions is essential to providing successful professional services.
Dennis is an avid cyclist, enjoys film, music and sports. Dennis serves as a part-time Adjunct Faculty Professor at CSU Dominguez Hills, teaching advanced accounting and taxation. Dennis is a member of AICPA Tax Section, Certified Global Management Accountant Section of the AICPA, California Society of Municipal Finance Officers, CalCPA’s.
Aaron McLean has been serving as a Senior Tax Advisor for McLean & Associates since its inception. Aaron is a graduate of CSU Long Beach, obtaining a Bachelor of Business administration degree with a concentration in Accounting. Aaron is a member of the California Society of CPA’s and a CPA candidate. Aaron has five years’ experience serving clients in the world of certified public accounting, management services and taxation. His client experiences have included real estate, service businesses, insurance and especially the music industry.
Aaron is an avid athlete who loves to swim, kayak, mountain bike and paddleboard. Aaron also hikes, backpacks and enjoys music.
Ana Valdivia recently joined McLean & Associates as an experienced Staff Accountant.
Ana is the QuickBooks expert for McLean & Associates with more than five years of hands-on experience. Ana’s love for accounting began at a non-profit cultural center in Downtown Los Angeles. Ana has been serving a local IT company as its Accountant, even while pursuing her bachelor degree. She earned her Business Administration and Accounting degree from California State University Dominguez Hills where she impressed the founder of the firm with her understanding of accounting in the real world. Ana expects to be a CPA exam candidate – encouraged and supported by the firm.
Ana is an active leader outside the firm, heading a youth group for her local community. When she’s not skateboarding along LA beaches, she enjoys spending time with her family and frolicking with her dog.
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- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Adjunct Faculty, Accounting, CSU Dominguez Hills
- Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor
- Member Of The CSMFO
- American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Member Of The Tax Section Of The AICPA