Aaron Stolz, CPA
Aaron has concentrated on the retail cannabis space and focused on cannabis industry issues since 2014. In 2017, he earned a Master of Accountancy degree and his background includes experience with every aspect of the industry’s administrative needs. Aaron served as an Office Manager, a Cost Accountant, and a CFO prior to joining Bridge West as a Senior Accountant.
Patty Williams, CPA
Patty Williams, CPA is Outsourced Controller/CFO for Bridge West CPAs. She has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant since 2014. Patty started working as a fractional CFO and Controller for cannabis clients in 2017. Over the past five years, she has worked with licensed cannabis operators of all sizes to bring an exceptional level of consistency and standardization to the constantly evolving landscape of cannabis finance. Her engagements focus on minimizing the impact of IRS 280E, cash management, cost accounting, financial statement preparation and internal controls over financial reporting.
Bridge West CPAs & Advisors serves more than 600 cannabis operators nationwide and has specialized in the cannabis industry since 2009.
Bridge West’s Cannabis Accounting Services Group provides cannabis businesses with customized services, whether you’re a startup with limited resources and no accounting and bookkeeping staff, or an established cannabis business with an internal accounting team. For more than a decade, we’ve worked with cannabis cultivators, processors, transporters, dispensaries, management, and intellectual companies.
If you’ve reached the point where it would be beneficial to have an in-house accounting staff, we can seamlessly transfer the day-to-day responsibilities to your team and provide more advanced Controller or CFO consulting services. Based on our in-depth knowledge of the cannabis industry, our Cannabis Accounting Services Group guides cannabis organizations through accounting issues and industry challenges. We have developed standard chart of accounts, methods to minimize 280E, properly account for inventory, and develop Key Performance Indicators. Our experienced team of professionals has the expertise and resources to meet your specific needs.