About Shaw & Blasi LLP

At Shaw & Blasi LLP, we are proud to be your reliable tax and accounting partners not just for tax season but for the entire year. Whether you are seeking assistance filing individual taxes or your company requires expert financial analysis, as your CPA, we promise to do the heavy lifting. Our team is professional, diligent, and continually educating ourselves to improve our technical and financial expertise. It is our job to stay up to date with current tax and accounting regulations, so you are free to focus on running it. Because we get new business from the people who know us best, client referrals have fueled our growth the recent years.

We have the privilege of working with many amazing clients and would like you to be one of them. Call our Long Beach, CA CPA now at 562-434-3445 or request your consultation online to discover what we can do for your business.

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David L. Blasi, CPA, CFP


David joined Jeffery Shaw, CPA in 2004 to form the accounting firm of Shaw & Blasi LLP. David has more than 30 years of business experience, including a variety of financial management positions in the accounting profession. He served as an audit manager at the Big Four accounting firm of KPMG, as corporate controller for two publicly traded companies, and as CFO of a physician group. He currently assists and advises individuals and small business owners with their tax and accounting needs, serving clients across a wide variety of industries.

David is a CPA and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). He graduated from Miami University of Ohio with a B.S. in Business Administration and completed the Financial Planning Program through Florida State University.

A native of the mid-west, David currently resides in Seal Beach with his wife, Nancy, and two young adult daughters. He is active in local community organizations and has held board positions in Run Seal Beach and the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce. Most importantly, David enjoys spending time with family and friends, staying physically fit and active by exercising, which benefits both his health and that of the family dog (Cassie).

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Lisa Kimpton, CPA

Lisa has worked in public accounting as a CPA for over 30 years. After working with a few small CPA firms, she joined Jeffrey Shaw CPA in 1996. She continued on with Shaw & Blasi LLP from its inception in 2004. Lisa specializes in accounting and taxation of small businesses (C-corps, S-corps, LLC’s and partnerships) in various industries, as well as individual taxes.

Lisa graduated from California State University at Long Beach with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She was born and raised in Southern California and currently resides in Huntington Beach with her husband, Ben, one of their four sons and their 3-pound dog named Bella. She enjoys camping, off-roading and loves to ski.

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Susan L Bender, CPA

Susan has worked in public accounting for 33 years. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, emphasis in accounting in 1989 and began her career at KPMG that same year. After receiving her certification to practice accounting in January, 1992 she left KPMG and opened her own business focusing on small business tax and accounting services and individual tax services. She also contracted her services to local accounting firms and served as a corporate controller. Susan joined the Shaw & Blasi LLP team in 2008.

Susan has been a resident of California for 40 years and currently resides in Huntington Beach. She enjoys traveling, gardening, sports and brisk walks by the ocean.

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Darla L. Hagen

Darla joined Shaw & Blasi LLP in 2018 as an Accountant and Administrative Assistant. Prior to joining Shaw & Blasi LLP, Darla held positions of Accounting Manager and Inventory Coordinator at Triangle Distributing Company/Anheuser Busch and also worked for the Long Beach CPA Firm Windes as a Senior Internal Accountant. Darla is an expert with Quickbooks and helps prepare clients with bookkeeping activities and preparation of financial statements. She processes tax returns and is eager to assist our clients with tax related questions.

Darla graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and earned her Certificate of Accounting from Golden Gate University Irvine Campus. She is a long time Long Beach resident, Spanish architecture is her favorite, she lives in one of the City’s 100 year old buildings. Darla stays physically active working out with her fitness team on the Bluffs, as well as taking her beloved dog Honey for long walks.