Ludmila Popper founded her accounting firmin 2012. Her mission is to better people’s lives financially. She has earned two master’s degrees—one in accountancy from the University of Nevada, Reno, and the other is a Master of Arts in French/English from Rostov Pedagogical University in her home country of Russia. She has been a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) since 2007 and holds the Professional Financial Specialist (PFS) designation. She is also a long-standing member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Nevada Society of CPAs (NVCPA).
Prior to forming her own accounting firm in Reno and Incline Village, Ludmila was senior auditor at Deloitte in Reno, then a partner at Crandall & Company CPAs in Reno. Her strong educational background and financial experience serve all financial aspects of individuals and small businesses.
Ludmila was named “The 2005 Top Nevada CPA Scoring Candidate” when she sat for her CPA exams—a title which makes her especially proud. When preparing for the exam, Ludmila was inspired by Charles Carlslaw, one of her favorite UNR accounting professors who had scored the second in the nation on CPA exam at his time.
A natural educator, Ludmila extends her expertise and knowledge to various organizations in the Reno/Tahoe community. Ludmila serves as Treasurer for the nonprofit CYMBAL (Club for Youth Music and Band Lovers) Foundation and the Estate Planning Council of Northern Nevada.
Past involvement with nonprofits includes Reno Chapter of Nevada Society of CPAs, where she served as chapter president in 2012-2013; Reno Tahoe Express Network of American Business Women’s Association, where she was treasurer and named Reno Tahoe Express Chapter’s Woman of the Year in 2014 for her dedication to the community; and the Incline Elementary School PTA, where she was treasurer from 2016 to 2018.
Ludmila is proficient in four languages and is currently studying her fifth: Italian. She is a firm believer in the importance of work-life balance and recently started taking piano lessons from Brad Perry in Incline Village. When she’s not crunching numbers, Ludmila enjoys traveling the world, skiing, yoga, and meditation.
Building relationships are at the foundation of a good accounting firm Reno. This is Jaime’s philosophy and what she enjoys most about her job. Jaime enjoys providing the opportunity to alleviate the financial burden. Watching the stress melt away from her clients is the reason Jaime enjoys working at Ludmila CPA. This Incline Village and Reno accountant began her career by receiving her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Her emphasis was in accounting. It was earned at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2015. Before joining Ludmila CPA, a full-service accounting firm, Jaime was a volunteer with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA). She is a member of the Reno Chapter Society of CPA’s. Jaime is currently a CPA candidate and will earn her CPA license in February 2019.
When Jaime isn’t helping people with their taxes or studying for her CPA exams, she can be found enjoying the outdoors, hiking, camping, or visiting Lake Tahoe. CLICK HERE to reach Jaime.
Jose is the most recent addition to the Ludmila CPA team. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2016. Jose brings with him a keen attention to detail and his recent coursework experience in Tax Accounting. When he isn’t reviewing spreadsheets Jose trains for marathons. He is currently training for a half marathon and is considering going for a full one next. CLICK HERE to contact Jose.