Clement & Associates Join SVHS

Michael Velazquez, a senior partner in the firm of Sadd Velazquez Higashi Shammaa LLP, (SVHS) CPAs and Advisors, announced the merger of the Clement & Associates firm with the SVHS family. The newly combined firm will continue to be known as SVHS, LLP, and was effective Jan. 1.

“It means a lot to us and our business model to combine resources with Clement & Associates. The biggest winners are our clients, who will benefit from a robust menu of services. Steve Clement and his team bring a lot of enhanced capabilities and experience to our professionals and the clients we serve,” said Velazquez.

Clement will continue to serve his clients as a partner of SVHS, and will be accompanied by his entire staff who will join SVHS as associates. Clement has achieved credentials and prominence as one of the top Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors in the nation receiving recognition as a Top 100 QuickBooks ProAdvisor by Insightful Accountant in 2015. Jeremy Craig also received the same recognition for three years in a row. Craig will be serving clients as a tax & accounting manager.

John Sadd, senior partner added: “In the business community of Southern California, Steve Clement has been associated with integrity, quality of work and indispensable service to his clients. As CPAs and trusted advisors, SVHS shares similar values and we are all ecstatic that we get to leverage each other’s specialties and talents.”

SVHS provides integrated solutions to tax, accounting and financial needs. For more information, contact Mike Velazquez at (818) 547-5701 x 112 or email