Staff Profile


Richard W. Wenger, CPA - Retired

Richard W. Wenger, served as tax partner and has been a CPA since 1970. Mr. Wenger is a graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. He worked for the big eight firm of Peat, Marwick & Mitchell and established the Newport Beach office for the national firm of Main Lafrentz in 1975. Mr. Wenger also served as Finance Manager of Sealy Mattress Company in Denver, Colorado. As a public speaker, Mr. Wenger has lectured in the areas of real estate taxation and understanding tax returns for corporations, partnerships and individuals. Mr. Wenger is also a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

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Email: rich@wbcpas.net


Mark E. Bauer, CPA

Mark E. Bauer serves as audit and accounting partner and has been a shareholder since 1982. Mr. Bauer is a graduate of California State University at Long Beach with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and has experience in both public accounting and private industry as a corporate controller. Mark has focused his career goals in the areas of auditing and accounting for closely-held companies. He has been involved in such industries as manufacturing, construction/development, professional service, high technology, import/export, agriculture and non-profit. Mark currently is serving as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the Rotary Club of San Juan Capistrano.

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Email: mark@wbcpas.net


Tammy Schmitz, Senior Accountant

Tammy has been on staff since July 1981. She specializes in the area of corporate tax, accounting, payroll, sales tax, and QuickBooks consulting. Ms. Schmitz is also a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

Email: tammy@wbcpas.net


Debbie DeRose, Office Manager

Debbie joined our firm in 2013. She is in charge of making our office run smoothly for our clients and staff.

Email: debbie@wbcpas.net