San Francisco, CA – Shea Labagh Dobberstein, a leading CPA firm in the Bay Area, is pleased to announce that effective January 01, 2019, Linda Spain de Bruin, MBA, has been named a Principal of the firm.

Linda Spain de Bruin is a former owner and financial manager of a San Francisco-based business. She is also an accomplished leader in the accounting services community. As such, Spain de Bruin is uniquely positioned to provide accounting solutions to privately-held businesses.

The promotion of Spain de Bruin from Director to Principal is an acknowledgment of her leadership and experience in building the firm’s newly-formed COR2E Accounting Solutions Practice. She and her team at SLD have managed the entire accounting function at scores of companies to include payroll processing, inventory management, cash flow budgeting, and numerous local, state and federal compliance activities.

“This promotion is in recognition of the meaningful contributions Linda has made over the past year and half to strengthen and expand SLD’s COR2E Accounting Solutions practice, develop and grow our staff, maintain strong and build new client relationships, as well as expand SLD’s technical capabilities into new areas,” said James R. Dobberstein, Managing Director of SLD. “This year, SLD hits a milestone anniversary of 75 years in business. Linda’s extensive expertise will continue to play a vital role as we enter the next chapter of the firm’s history.”

Linda earned both a Master of Business Administration in International Business and a Bachelor of Arts in German, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Texas in Austin. She is a graduate of Leadership San Francisco and member of Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG). Linda enjoys traveling and has already been to five continents. She also enjoys water sports, theater, and musical performances.


About Shea Labagh Dobberstein
Since 1944, 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.