EXPERIENCE. INTEGRITY. COMMITMENT.
At Fleischmann Holmes White & Vuong (FHWV Partners), we pride ourselves on our dedication to the success and long term growth of our individual and business clients. We offer our clients the service capabilities of a large firm with the personalized service and attention of a family office. For over 60 years, FHWV Partners has earned a reputation as one of Orange County's leading boutique accounting firms, offering a broad range of high quality, personalized tax, accounting and consulting services. FHWV Partners has extensive experience in working with high net worth individuals, partnerships, exempt organizations and closely held small to mid-size businesses across multiple industries, including manufacturing, real estate, construction, healthcare/medical, food and beverage, and hospitality. In addition to our experience and commitment to our clients, we are also committed to integrating technology into our work processes to improve our client response time. As a result, we are able to ensure that every client receives the personal attention, expert guidance, and support structure needed for them to succeed and grow.
MISSION & VALUES
FHWV Partners' mission has been to provide the highest level of professional services with a personal, proactive approach to our individual and business clients. We strive to build long-term relationships with our clients and understand that these relationships are vital to our firm’s success and indicative of our clients’ satisfaction with the level of service they receive through us. We take great pride in that many of our new clients have been referred to us by existing clients. As a trusted advisor, we conduct ourselves with honesty and integrity and continue to earn the trust of each client through the quality of our work and advice. We have a genuine interest in each client’s well-being and have taken the time to gain an in-depth understanding of our clients and their businesses so that we can meet their needs and provide them with insightful solutions.
FHWV Partners’ leadership team is seasoned with an average of 28 years of public accounting, business consulting and transaction advisory experience. Our leadership team is supported by CPA licensed managers, highly trained staff accountants, and operations personnel.
JAMES A. WHITE, CPA
Principal – Tax & Accounting Services
Jim is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Central Michigan University. Jim began his accounting career with Deloitte Haskins & Sells (which later became Deloitte LLP), one of the top 4 accounting and consulting firms in the US and internationally. Jim has over 30 years of tax experience in working with high net worth individuals, partnerships and closely held corporations.
NHAN Q. VUONG, CPA, CVA
Principal – Tax & Business Valuation Services
Nhan is a Certified Public Accountant and accredited in business valuation by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). He graduated from Chapman University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Before joining FHWV Partners, he worked for BDO Seidman, a top 10 US accounting firm. Nhan has over 20 years of accounting, tax, business valuation, and business advisory experience.
MELVIN JAY, CPA
Principal – Tax & Accounting Services
Melvin is a Certified Public Accountant, a graduate of California State University, Long Beach and a recipient of the California Society of CPAs’ Distinguished Service Award. Melvin has over 30 years of tax and audit experience in working with small to mid-size closely held businesses, partnerships, and exempt organizations.
LINH X. VUONG
Principal – Transaction Advisory Services
Linh is a graduate of UCSD and has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry in advisory roles serving high net worth individuals, middle-market business owners, private equity firms and corporate acquirers in the areas of wealth management, M&A advisory, capital raising, business value creation, exit planning, business and corporate transactions. Prior to joining FHWV Partners, Linh was a partner of a financial planning and wealth management group for 15 years at Smith Barney (acquired by Morgan Stanley) and a licensed M&A advisor. Linh is a is Registered Representative of Finalis Securities LLC Member FINRA/SIPC.
1952 – Robbins & Lake was formed through a partnership between Kenneth Lake and Lowell Robbins. Ken and Lowell formed their partnership shortly after graduating from UCLA and established their CPA practice in Huntington Beach.
1992 – Robbins & Lake was acquired by Fleischmann & Homes upon the retirement of Ken and Lowel. Fleishmann & Holmes' principals, Jim Holmes and Steve Fleishmann both graduated from California State University, Long Beach. Jim worked at Arthur Andersen and Steve worked at Balser Horowitz Frank & Wakeling before partnering in 1988 to form Fleishmann & Holmes.
2005 – Fleischmann & Holmes merged with Aluran Partners, forming FHBV. Aluran Partners' principal, Nhan Vuong, graduated from Chapman University and worked at BDO Seidman prior to forming his own CPA and business consulting firm. FHBV continued to expand its staff and moved its headquarters to Los Alamitos.
2007 – FHBV acquired the practice of retiring CPA, Theodore Strawn, a UCLA graduate and CPA in the Long Beach area for over 30 years.
2013 – FHBV merged with the CPA practice of James White. Jim is a graduate of Central Michigan University and began his accounting career with Deloitte prior to forming his own CPA firm.
2016 – FHBV changed its name to Fleischmann Holmes White & Vuong, LLP (FHWV Partners).