Mr. Goddard

tiny green squareTHOMAS R. GODDARD, CPA, Partner

Thomas R. Goddard (Tom) has been a partner of the Firm for 19 years. Mr. Goddard’s practice includes expertise in Corporate, Estate and Individual planning and Tax preparation inclusive of international compliance. Additionally, he is a restaurant industry expert and has been actively involved in the opening and operation of a variety of restaurants. He also heads the Firm’s Litigation Support and Forensic accounting services. Mr. Goddard assists in choice of Entity and Retirement planning for each business and reviews the overall integration into personal tax planning goals.

Education Background:

Mr. Goddard received a B.S. in Accounting from Arizona State University in 1986. As education is an on-going goal of our Firm, he engages in continuing professional education throughout the year in all areas of tax, accounting, estate planning and other financial arenas. He is committed to being in the forefront of professional education and knowledge.

Employment Background:

Prior to partnering with Nick Oliva in 1995, Mr. Goddard was a senior manager for a local accounting firm of which his tenure spanned nine years.

Client Matters:

As a foremost expert in the San Diego restaurant and food industry, Mr. Goddard advises some of the top restaurateurs. In addition to restaurant, Mr. Goddard has experience with various types of businesses and works with a client portfolio ranging from small business owners to international clientele to high net-worth individuals. His business experience ranges from companies in the Advertising, Construction, Home and Furniture Design, Engineering, Legal, Manufacturing, Medical, Retail and Real Estate as well as other various industries. Mr. Goddard draws on a wealth of experience and industry exposure has allowed for a comprehensive knowledge base from which to draw and advise clients.

Professional Affiliations:

American Institute of Certified Public Accounts
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
San Diego Chapter of the California Restaurant Association
Member of Arizona State School of Accounting and Lifetime Alumni Member
Food and Beverage Association of San Diego

Borad Memberships:

California Restaurant Association – San Diego Chapter