Ileana has over seven years of public accounting experience, with a specialization in international tax. Ileana’s clients have included foreign businesses entering the U.S. market, U.S. businesses expanding abroad, and U.S. and foreign businesses with established global operations. Her clients have operated in a wide range of industries, including real estate, technology, entertainment, manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, and retail services. Some of Ileana’s more well-known clients included American Apparel, Billabong International, and famous celebrities in Hollywood.
Ileana was previously a senior supervisor for RBZ (recently acquired by Armanino) where she provided tax consulting, compliance and return preparation services to U.S. start-up and middle market businesses with foreign operations. Ileana began her career and spent two years with Moss Adams where she gained a strong tax compliance foundation servicing large multinational companies and individuals on a personalized basis. Ileana’s international tax compliance experience includes the preparation of forms 5471, 8858, 8865, FINCen 114, 1042, W-8BEN.
Ileana joined BPM in January of 2014 and focuses on the IC-DISC U.S. export tax incentive provisions. Her IC-DISC clients operate in a wide range of industries, which include agriculture growers and processors, high-tech, consumer goods, software and engineering.
Ileana is fluent in Spanish.
Member – California Society of CPAs (CalCPA)
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)