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Staff Profiles

Coast-to-Coast Tax Service is a full-service income tax firm with clients from New Brunswick to California. All of our Enrolled Agents hold valid EA licenses.


James H. Stevens
James H. Stevens
Enrolled Agent

Jim joined Coast-to-Coast Tax Service in 2005. He started his career in the tax industry in San Marcos, California,in 2001. Jim’s emphasis is personal and estate planning utilizing tax strategies to help our clients meet their goals. Prior to joining the tax industry, Jim worked for a government contractor after retiring from the Air Force.
jim@coasttax.com

 


Maurice P. Holzman
Maurice P. Holzman
Enrolled Agent

Morey joined our firm in 2001. He started professionally preparing taxes and representing taxpayers in 1995. He graduated from Fresno State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and earned his MBA from National University.

Prior to joining Coast-to-Coast Tax Service, Morey received a Fortune 500 training during his eight years as a corporate controller. Prior to becoming an accountant, Morey spent five years as a newspaper reporter.

A hockey researcher, Morey authored Deceptions and Doublecross, a highly respected book about the founding of the National Hockey League, and has been published in The New York Times and Pravda.
morey@coasttax.com


Kate Gaunt
Enrolled Agent

Kate joined Coast-to Coast Tax Service in 2018. She started her tax and accounting career in 1986, with a degree from UC Berkeley. Her specialty is helping small businesses and rental owners to maximize the tax benefits between their business and personal income tax returns. She has experience with S Corps, LLC’s, Partnerships, C Corps, Sole Proprietorships, Rental Real Estate, and Non-Profit Organizations, as well as all aspects of personal income tax returns.

After 20 years of working in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley, Kate moved back to San Diego in 2000 to handle the affairs of her elderly parents, and now manages their home care.
kate@coasttax.com

 


Jennifer Jones
Tax Preparer

Jennifer joined Coast-to-Coast Tax Service in 2017. She has a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire and is currently well on her way to obtaining her Enrolled Agent status. She has lived and worked in Escondido since 1998. In her spare time, she enjoys creating in her woodworking shop.
jen@coasttax.com

 



Ana Soto
Tax Preparer

Ana joined Coast-to-Coast Tax Service in 2017. She is CTEC certified and is currently working on obtaining her EA license. She earned an AA in business accounting and is a student at San Diego State University.

Additionally, she speaks fluent Spanish.
ana@coasttax.com

 


Rio Sison
Rio Sison
Accounting Manager

Rio joined Coast-to-Coast Tax Service in 2013. She graduated from San Diego State in 2014 with a degree in accountancy. Rio works year-round and is managing our accounting and payroll services, our front-office workflow and is responsible for securing our client’s data.
accounting@coasttax.com

 


Cinthya Solano
Cinthya Solano
Office Manager / Junior Accountant

Cinthya joined the firm in January 2015 and is responsible for the daily operations of the company. She is in charge of scheduling as well as assisting with payroll and accounting responsibilities. She is a student at Cal State University of San Marcos, with a major in accountancy.
pr@coasttax.com

 

 

 

 


Annette Holzman
Annette Holzman
Operations Manager

Annette joined the firm in 2001 and is responsible for the operations and planning for the company. She graduated from California State University Long Beach with a Bachelor’s degree in statistics.
annette@coasttax.com

 

 

 


Meet Independent Staff

Iain R. Fyffe
Iain R. Fyffe
Chartered Accountant

Iain is a Canadian Chartered Accountant based in Fredericton, New Brunswick. He specializes in Canadian Income Tax returns. Iain graduated in 2000 from the University of New Brunswick. Prior to opening up his own practice in 2009, he spent several years at one of the six global audit and accountancy firms.

If you know who Bouse Hutton or Minnie McGiffin were, you and Iain can have a fascinating discussion.

iain.fyffe@gmail.com