A tax advisor and consultant with nearly 20 years of experience working in a large corporate setting as well as with individual clients, Troy Barnett has developed a business rooted in professionalism, responsiveness, and quality service. He is the founder and principal of Barnett & Company, Inc., Certified Public Accountants, a full-service tax and accounting services firm that handles financial matters for individuals and private companies in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. Since 2004, Troy Barnett has grown the firm into one of the leading tax consulting and accounting businesses in the area. Among the key tenets of Barnett & Company is to provide close and personal attention to each client. Troy Barnett and his staff endeavor to earn clients’ trust in financial matters and seek to deliver the best in customer service. The firm’s business philosophy is based on the principle that individuals and businesses should not have to pay more in taxes than their fair share. Therefore, Troy Barnett develops financial planning for his clients that helps to minimize overall tax burdens and to protect interests and assets. Mr. Barnett is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Business Taxation. After earning his undergraduate degree, he worked as an Audit Associate with Deloitte & Touche in Los Angeles, California, one of the “Big Four” international accountancy firms. After transferring to the tax department and then moving to the Costa Mesa office, he was ultimately elevated to the position of Senior Manager with Deloitte and stayed with the firm for over nine years. Troy Barnett worked on tax review for federal and state compliance and sought out consulting opportunities for the firm before founding his own accountancy corporation in 2004.