Ganze & Company is a full-service Accounting firm licensed in CA. All our CPA's hold valid CA CPA certificates.
Meet Our Team:
Tony Ganze, CPAPrincipal/Owner
Tony’s passion is working with individuals and closely held businesses to improve their financial position through tax planning and business development services. He represents the trusted advisor that every accountant aims to be. Tony is the well-respected leader of our team.
Tony has been in public accounting since he graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1979. He became licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1985. Tony is certified in estate planning by the California Society of CPAs. In addition, he has had intensive training on increasing the value of a business through Results Accountants Systems.
During his time off, Tony enjoys sailing, skiing and spending time with his lovely bride.
Joseph Calise, CPASenior Manager
Joseph has been working closely with clients to maintain their financial health since 1997. His loyal clients include businesses, as well as individual taxpayers. Joseph is well versed in the world of taxes and accounting. He supervises the team's financial reporting engagements, including the preparation of audited, reviewed, and compiled financial statements. Other members of our team look up to Joseph as both a mentor and as a respected colleague.
He is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento with a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration and Accountancy. Joe became licensed as a CPA in 2005. He is currently on the Board of Trustees for the Napa Valley Museum.
When Joe isn't in the middle of a home improvement project, he enjoys spending quality time with his wife and three children. He also enjoys playing golf when he gets the chance.
Matthew Moreno, CPASenior Manager
Matthew is the man to ask if you have a question about individual, corporate, partnership or trust taxes. He has over 30 years experience in preparing tax returns and facilitating tax planning. Matthew is also known for his financial reporting experience for non-profit organizations.
He graduated from California State University, Sacramento in 1982 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration. Matthew has been working in public accounting since 1983. He became licensed as a CPA in 1994. After working for a local CPA firm for 30 years, Matthew joined our team at Ganze & Company in 2013.
Matthew lives in Napa with his wife. His two grown sons live nearby. He enjoys tennis, camping, brewing beer, and spending time with his family.
Debra M. Haverstick, CPA
Debbie is the person in the office that steps up to a challenge and is always eager to solve any problem that comes her way. She has a passion for helping clients with tax compliance issues. She worked as an auditor for the California Franchise Tax Board and Employment Development Department, so she understands what an auditor needs. She is very compassionate and knows how to put a client at ease during difficult situations.
Debbie graduated from Sonoma State University in 1993 with a Bachelor's of Arts in Business Management with a concentration in Accounting. She received her CPA license in 2011. She has been with Ganze & Company since 2018, bringing with her 25 years of accounting, tax, and business management experience.
In her spare time, she volunteers for the Napa High Robotics Team and the Vintage High Music Boosters, loves to crochet, and spends her most treasured quality time with her husband and children.
Joel Momsen, CPA
Joel specializes in tax compliance and planning for individuals, estates and trusts. Due to his wealth of knowledge and experience, Joel enjoys the opportunities that he receives as a mentor to everyone on our team.
Joel is a native Napan – a 1957 graduate of Napa High School, and a 1961 graduate of the University of San Francisco. He became licensed as a CPA in 1974. His professional career began with the firm now known as KPMG, followed by 19 years as a sole practitioner. Joel then worked with a regional CPA firm for 16 years prior to joining Ganze & Company in 2010.
Joel is a former Board Member of PSI and the Alzheimer’s Association, and a past President of the Justin Siena High School Foundation.
Monica Teng, CPA
Monica has earned dual degrees in Accounting and Arts Management. She attended Ohio State University for her undergraduate studies and worked for the Ohio Department of Taxation for a year as a tax commisioner agent. Monica then wanted to enjoy some California sunshine, so she attended UC Irvine and earned a master’s degree in Accounting. During her summer breaks in college, she took the opportunity to experience different industries such as investment, insurance, arts and administration to gain a more diverse background.
Monica is very enthusiastic, ambitious and willing to learn. She has a bubbly and friendly personality and is always willing to help.
In her spare time, Monica enjoys photography, reading, hiking and hanging out with her friends and family. Monica is big in environmental protection, and during past tax seasons, she has volunteered to work for local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs.
Kathy Cranston, EA
Kathy is our resident expert in all things involving non-profit organizations. She also has substantial experience preparing tax returns for commercial organizations, including several wineries.
She received her Bachelor's of Arts in Management with an emphasis in Accounting from Sonoma State University. Kathy worked as a Bookkeeper and in public accounting offices for 10 years before she joined our team at Ganze & Company in 1999. Kathy became an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor in 2010. She became an Enrolled Agent in April 2006, and belongs to the California Society of Enrolled Agents.
Outside of work, Kathy loves to spend time with her two grandchildren.
Dawn Tait, EA
Dawn has worked in public accounting since 1997. She likes her career choice because she appreciates that it allows her to do work in a variety of areas. Her experience includes tax preparation for individuals, corporations, partnerships and non-profits. She is also proficient in bookkeeping, and assisting clients with adjusting their books. Generally the first one in the office in the morning, Dawn is cheerful even while working the extra hours needed during tax season.
Dawn is a Napa native. She received her accounting degree from California State University, Hayward in 1997. She worked at a local firm for 17 years before joining the team at Ganze & Company.
During her free time, Dawn spends quality time with her family.
Jason comes to us with a variety of experience which makes him a well-rounded asset to an already robust team. With an extensive account management background that has won him numerous awards for his services, Jason’s clients find him in tune with their needs as well as highly responsive to their requests and inquiries.
Jason is a graduate of California State University Sacramento and most recently earned a master’s in accountancy from University of Phoenix, graduating in the top 10% of his class. Prior experience in real estate, accounting services and his role as a payroll advisor together round out his skill set and make him a valued resource.
As a proud fourth generation Napan, Jason is especially fond of the Napa Valley and has chosen to raise his family of four daughters in this beautiful location. His down time is primarily spent coaching his daughters’ activities which include dance, softball, soccer, lacrosse and basketball.
Lee Robertson, EA
Lee is an Accountant at Ganze & Company. He graduated from Pacific Union College with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. He interned at Ganze & Company in 2017 as part of a college business program and continued part-time tax season work until becoming full-time in 2020.
Currently emphasizing on the tax side of accounting, he is working to become an Enrolled Agent and has recently passed the first section of testing.
During his free time, he enjoys trail running in the Napa Valley and traveling.
Karen L. Dotson, CPA
Karen’s passion is handling the detailed work of recording financial transactions. Karen has been working in the accounting and auditing field since 1986. She is well versed in the world of accounting transactions and financial statement preparation for businesses and non-profits.
She is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento with a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting. Karen became licensed as a CPA in 1990. She is currently serving as Treasurer on the board of the Napa High School Choral Boosters.
When Karen is not working on home improvement projects and in her garden, she is spending time with her grown son.