Partner, Accounting Serives - Valencia
Donna Carnes serves as an audit partner in the firm's Valencia office. Donna specializes in employee benefit plans audits. She has over twenty-five years of accounting experience in both public accounting and in private industry. Prior to joining Farber Hass Hurley LLP, she also specialized in auditing employee benefit plans at Martin & Coy, CPAs. Her private industry experience includes nine years as a controller and system administrator for a manufacturing company. This experience provides Donna with an ability to view the audit from the client's perspective. As a result, she has integrated her experiences to develop her own audit approach in working with clients, allowing her to provide a more pleasant audit experience for the client.
Industries and Focus
Her public accounting experience includes audits, reviews and compilations in a variety of other industries, including not-for-profit organizations, manufacturing, service, retail, entertainment, medical, and construction industries.
Education and Affiliations
Donna received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting from California State University, Northridge. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Donna has been happily married for over twenty-five years to her high school sweetheart. They have a daughter who is working on her multiple-subject and single-subject credentials and aspires to be a middle-school math teacher. During her free time, Donna enjoys spending time with family and friends and being involved with her church.