Dennis D. Bean, CPA, CIRA (Retired)
Dennis has been a CPA since February 1974. He is a graduate of the University of Utah, where he obtained a Bachelor's degree in Accounting in 1966. In 1971 Dennis graduated from Golden Gate University, where he received his MBA with an emphasis in Taxation. Also in 1971 Dennis moved from the San Francisco bay area to Fresno where he worked for the IRS as a Field Audit Group Manager supervising examiners in the Fresno and Modesto areas.
After fourteen years with the IRS, Dennis left the IRS to join a local public accounting firm in Fresno where he became a shareholder. In 1993 he opened his own accounting office that has grown and is now known as Bean Hunt Harris & Company.
Throughout his career, Dennis has focused on serving clients with Taxation, Bankruptcy and Insolvency issues.
Dennis' professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the California State Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA), American Bankruptcy Institute, and National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. Civic organizations include the Fresno Chamber of Commerce and Better Business Bureau of Central California.
In 1994 Dennis became a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy at an induction ceremony held at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C. and in 1995 he earned his designation as a Certified Insolvency Reorganization Advisor (CIRA).
He has served as a former board member and officer of the Central California Bankruptcy Association and the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA). He has also been a frequent speaker at various legal and professional educational programs throughout the country.
On the weekends Dennis can be found spending time with his wife, Andrea and family and friends. He also enjoys hiking in the mountains of California or Sedona Arizona and traveling periodically to see family and friends throughout the country.