Officers & Directors

Bean Hunt Harris & Company is a full-service Accounting firm licensed in CA. All our CPA's hold valid CA CPA certificates.

Officers and Directors:


Dennis D. Bean, CPA, CIRA

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.

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Thomas L. Hunt, CPA, ABV, CFF

Tom Hunt has been a CPA since September 1982. He is a graduate of the University of Santa Clara, where he obtained a Bachelor's degree in Accounting in 1979. In 1983 Tom moved to Fresno from the San Francisco bay area.

Tom spent seven years in the audit departments of two national accounting firms and was a partner in a local Fresno accounting firm before forming his own practice. His practice emphasis is in the areas of audit and accounting and forensic and valuation services. Tom has provided forensic and valuation services for businesses and their owners for tax purposes, litigation, marital dissolution, purchase and sales transactions, and bankruptcy.

Throughout his career, Tom has served clients in a variety of industries including agriculture, healthcare, construction, wholesale, manufacturing, services and employee benefit plans.

Tom holds current professional memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the California State Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA). Through the AICPA, he has earned and maintains the special designations of Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF).

He has served as a former qualifications committee member for the California State Board of Accountancy and is a former steering committee member of CalCPA’s Litigation Sections.

Tom is a horse show enthusiast showing his quarter horses on the AQHA show circuit and is an avid fan of the Red Sox baseball team. Tom enjoys spending his weekends with his son and dogs, doing yard work around his ranch and riding his show horses.

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David E. Harris, CPA, CTRS, CGMA

Portrait Of David E. Harris , CPA David Harris has been a CPA since December of 1977. He is a graduate of California State University, Fresno where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an Accountancy option.

He has earned the designation of Certified Tax Resolution Specialist (CTRS) as awarded by the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers. He has also earned the designation of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) as awarded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

In addition to his extensive accounting experience, David has also served as an expert witness testifying in numerous trials. He is an active member of the community, and over the years has held leadership roles in the Fansler Foundation, Fresno Estate Planning Council, Fresno Greater San Joaquin Valley Junior Golf Foundation, and the Fort Washington Golf and Country Club. David holds many professional memberships, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA), Fresno Estate Planning Council, and the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS).

In his personal life, David has been married for 42 years, and has two sons and two grandsons. In his spare time, he enjoys woodworking, camping, salmon fishing, and reading books on many different topics. David has traveled extensively during his life. He has driven across the United States twice, lived in Texas, Japan, California and Maryland. His travels include trips to Hawaii, Mexico, Canada, England, France, Italy, Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia.

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Alana S. Gabrielson, CPA, CIRA

Alana S. Gabrielson has worked in public accounting since 1999 and obtained her CPA license in February 2005. She is a graduate of California State University, Fresno, with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accountancy. Alana moved to the central valley as a child from Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

After graduating from Fresno State, Alana accepted a job in the Bay Area with KPMG, LLP. In pursuit of a better work life balance she later returned to Fresno with her husband.

At Bean Hunt Harris and Company, Alana focuses on assisting clients with tax compliance, tax audits/collection issues and Bankruptcy issues.

Alana holds professional memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA), and the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA).

When not at work Alana enjoys spending time with her family, cheering her two boys on at their sporting events, camping, cooking and listening to her husband perform percussion with many of California's orchestras.

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