• 10
  • Thousand sq. feet of
    laboratory committed to
    plant propagation
  • 750
  • Acres of land dedicated
    to sustainable farming
  • 1
  • Team of accountants
    devoted to cultivating
    our business

— John Duarte, Duarte Nursery,
Grimbleby Coleman client since 2007.

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  • 1.9
  • Million shiny happy cars a year
  • 100
  • Employees in this
    "pop and son" business
  • 1
  • Times a month Clive Grimbleby
    calls just to say, "How's business?"

— Evan Porges, Prime Shine Inc.,
Grimbleby Coleman client since 1998.

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  • 8%
  • more daily
    deliveries
    this year
  • 99%
  • of shipments
    delivered
    next-day
  • 100%
  • delighted with the
    business advice our
    CPA firm delivers

— Scott Blevins, Mountain Valley Express,
Grimbleby Coleman client since 1983.

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Featured Article

Featured Team Member: Marty Fox
April 30, 2015 Meet Martin "Marty" Fox! Marty Fox, Principal and CPA, has been a vital part of our Grimbleby Coleman team since 2003. Since starting his accounting career by passing the CPA exam in 1981, Marty has spent the majority of his career here in the Modesto area. Graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from California State University Fresno in 1978, Marty takes a holistic financial view with his clients as he leads our management advisory services practice. In other words, Marty analyzes all monetary aspects of a client's business and provides business valuations such as estate and gift tax issues, sales and purchases of businesses, and shareholder disputes. Marty's business consulting services include financial analysis and scenario planning, profit and growth planning, and financial reporting systems. Additionally, Marty has earned both an Accredited in Business Valuation title and a Certified Valuation Analyst title, as well being a charter member of the Consulting Accountants' Roundtable since 1997. When not in the office, Marty can be found teeing off at a golf course or rooting for the San Francisco Giants.  To learn more about Marty please check out his profile on the website. 

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Duarte Nursery Annual Friends Day

Principals Jeff Bowman and Lisa Mazza, and Experienced Associate Doug DeBoer, attended Duarte Nursery Friends Day in Hughson on May 1st. The day included nursery tours, wine tastings, presentations on the best tree and vine practices, nursery discussions and trade show. Hot topics around the event were water usage and farming succession. Jeff mentions, "We appreciate the opportunity to support innovative agriculture like this in our region and we always learn something new about our ag clients by attending events like Friends Day."  

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Manoj joined Grimbleby Coleman as an Associate after four years in banking and 2 years in the transportation industry. In this role, he assists with tax planning engagements and business returns and greatly enjoys seeing his client relationships morph from professional to friendship. Manoj holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from California State University, Stanislaus. 

A long time Livingston, California resident, Manoj stays very active in his community. He's been involved with Livingston Rotary, was a Livingston Planning Commissioner, and a Livingston Medical Group board member. He also volunteers at the Livingston Guru Sikh Mission. "And I would like to get involved with other organizations in the future." 

In his free time, you might find Manoj traveling, enjoying time with his daughter, or relaxing with friends and family. 

His favorite number is 21. "My dad, brother and I were all born on the 21st." How's that for a coincidence? 

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