Craig Dart is a manager of accounting and a CPA at Leivas Tax Wealth Management with nearly 20 years of accounting experience. He is responsible for providing accounting consulting, individual and corporate tax preparation, business advisory, employee benefit plan consulting, bookkeeping, and payroll services to companies in a variety of industries.
Craig started his career with Ernst & Young, LLP, serving as an auditor for multiple client engagement teams in a variety of industries. He also spent several years working as an underwriter with Bank of America. Prior to joining Leivas Tax Wealth Management, he worked for 13 years with a CPA firm, managing and performing audits, reviews, and compilations for companies in the construction, manufacturing, and distribution industries. He also managed the firm’s employee benefit plan auditing practice, actively consulting with clients on establishing financial statement best practices and internal controls to ensure compliance with GAAP and ERISA.
Craig holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with minors in Management and Political Science from the University of California, Irvine. He received a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in international business from Loyola Marymount University. During his school years, he studied abroad in both Europe and Asia, where he developed an interest in international business.
Outside of the office, Craig is actively involved in his community. He participates in community service events sponsored by the City of Riverside and local services groups, including the Exchange Club of Magnolia Center and the Kiwanis Club of Riverside, where he has held various board positions. Craig enjoys spending time with his wife and their two energetic sons, participating in a number of outdoor activities, and traveling.