San Francisco, CAJames R. (Jim) Dobberstein, CPA, Managing Principal of Shea Labagh Dobberstein, a leading Northern California CPA firm, has been appointed as President of DFK International/USA. He and the other members of the Executive Committee will meet regularly to support the organization’s mission of facilitating the exchange of ideas, knowledge and information among DFK Member Firms.

Dobberstein takes over from Steve McDonald of Abdo, Eick, & Meyers. A results-driven and people-centric leader, Dobberstein has over forty years of experience with Shea Labagh Dobberstein. The firm became an independent member of DFK International/USA in January 2012 and was named DFK International Firm of the Year in 2017.

Dobberstein remarked, “Over the years, DFK has been a great resource, enabling our firm’s clients to access accounting resources on a global scale, and providing our staff with educational opportunities. I look forward to continuing my involvement with this leading accounting association, and drawing upon the collective experiences of the Board and the Executive Committee to further DFK International/USA’s mission.”

About Shea Labagh Dobberstein
For over 75 years, SHEA LABAGH DOBBERSTEIN has provided a full spectrum of professional accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services exclusively to privately-held businesses, individuals, and non-profit organizations. The business community recognizes us for having the deep expertise and specialized resources of a national firm, coupled with the personalized attention of a San Francisco-based advisor. www.sldcpa.com

 About DFK International/USA
DFK International/USA is an association of independent, full-service public accounting and consulting firms with offices serving major markets throughout the United States. The organization is affiliated with DFK International, a top ten global association with over 400 offices in over 90 countries. www.dfkusa.com