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Bourque CPAs + Advisors

Ryan Bourque

Past, Present, and Future

He has practiced in Orange County since college and wrote the curriculum for UCI's DCE Accounting Program which he currently teaches for and is on the board. In 2018, Ryan received the UC Irvine Distinguished Board Member of the Year Award. Ryan has served on the Board of the Chapman University Accounting Society and was the Director of Firm Relations. Ryan also was an instructor for one of the largest Educational Institutions in the Country, Becker Professional Education for the better part of a decade. Ryan has mentored and taught several hundred accountants studying to become CPAs. Ryan lectured on topics such as Taxation, Auditing, GAAP Accounting, Information Technology Risks, Cost Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Business Law, UCC Regulations, CPA Ethics, Contracts, and others.

While still practicing as a CPA, he founded & seeded a successful start-up company in the Consumer Electronics Industry in 2009. Ryan closed on a successful MBO in 2014 to dedicate his energies into growing his clients' businesses through the practice's Business Advisory Services and to spend mentoring and raising his two sons.

Ryan has handled and represented many IRS audits and appeals for the area of the Real Estate Professional Status under IRC Sec 469. Ryan has been very successful in this area of tax controversy. Ryan has also represented manufacturing companies before the IRS and the Defense Contract Audit Agency. Ryan has worked with Defense Contractors for most of his career.

A message from our Principal

"Thank you so much for taking the time to get to know me better. I look forward to getting to know you and your goals. Understanding where someone has been, where they are now, and where they are going is such an important and overlooked part of the CPA Client relationship."
- Ryan Bourque