Mr. Christiansen received his B.A. in Business Administration with concentrations in finance and accounting from University of Washington, and his M.S. in Taxation from Golden Gate University. He is a California Certified Public Accountant and a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He previously served as an avionics technician for the United States Navy. He began his tax career at a boutique tax firm in San Francisco specializing in international tax and foreign information return reporting. He also previously worked with Andersen Tax LLC in Private Client Services, working with entrepreneurs, high net worth families and closely held businesses. Mr. Christiansen joined the firm in 2019.