Joe graduated from the California State University, Long Beach in 1996 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting and joined Almich & Associates in 1997. Since joining Almich & Associates Joe has held the positions of Staff Accountant, Senior Accountant, Manager, Senior Manager and was promoted to Partner in 2005.

Since joining Almich & Associates in 1997, Joe has been involved in over 400 engagements with postsecondary educational organizations. As a result Joe has significant expertise in educational institutions’ financial statement audits, non-profit educational institutions’ audits as required under the Single Audit Act, educational mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, and numerous regulatory compliance matters, such as Gainful Employment and “90/10”.

Joe is licensed to practice as a CPA in the State of California and is a member in good standing of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.