Our People

Edward C. Spinardi, II
CPA Shareholder

Ed joined the firm in 1986, after three years in KPMG San Francisco's audit department. He has extensive experience in tax preparation and planning for individuals, partnerships, corporations, trusts and estates, as well as financial statement preparation, litigation support, business consulting and trustee services. Ed became a shareholder/owner in 1988 and currently serves as the firm's President. Born and raised in Merced, Ed attended high school at Bellarmine Prep in San Jose and obtained his bachelor's degree from UC Santa Barbara in 1983. Ed's community involvement includes past president and current Treasurer of the Merced Rotary Club.  Ed is also a past president of the Merced County Estate Planning Council. An avid sports fan, Ed is often found with his wife Karen at various Bay Area sports venues.  Ed and Karen are also avid cyclists and have taken cycling vacations to Maine, Hawaii, Oregon and the San Juan Islands.  Ed and Karen have two children, Kimberly and Jeffrey. Kimberly graduated from San Diego State University and is currently living in San Diego, working as a CPA with Hamilton Tharp LLP in Solana Beach. Jeffrey graduated from UC Berkeley and is currently living in Turlock and working as an Engineering Project Manager with Sterling & Wilson Solar Solutions, Inc.

Email: espinardi@spinardiandjones.com
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Randie Jones
CPA Shareholder

Randie joined the firm in 1997 after retiring from the US Air Force. A Merced resident since 1984, Randie became a shareholder/owner of the firm in 2004. His specialties include tax preparation and tax planning for individuals, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, non-profit entities, trusts and estates. In addition,Randie provides business management and organizational consulting to business clients.  

Email: rjones@spinardiandjones.com
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Sheila Livingston

Sheila has been with the firm since 1993, with a 7 year sabbatical to specialize in high-tech corporate tax at KPMG and other Silicon Valley companies. She has extensive experience in tax preparation and planning for individuals, partnerships, corporations, trusts, and non-profit entities, as well as in financial statement preparation and trust accounting. Sheila is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor and past treasurer of the Boys and Girls Club of Merced.

Email: slivingston@spinardiandjones.com
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Janice K. Jimenez
Senior Staff Accountant

Janice joined the firm in 1996 and specializes in Non-Profit accounting and tax as well as QuickBooks consulting. Janice grew up in Merced, where she earned her 30+ years of accounting experience. An active community member, Janice has been a Kiwanis member since 1997, the Key Club advisor for Merced High School since 1998, and she is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor. 

Email: jjimenez@spinardiandjones.com
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Robin Maiorino

Robin, a long-time resident of Dos Palos, joined the firm in 1985. She is our longest enduring employee, even more so than the current partners. Robin puts her QuickBooks and Quicken knowledge to good use throughout the year in addition to processing tax returns.

Email: rmaiorino@spinardiandjones.com
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Stefani Mealy
Administrative Assistant

Stefani is a lifetime Merced resident who joined the firm in 1999 as our receptionist. She is now our office manager, in charge of pretty much everything, as well as our tax processor and efile expert. When asked about her hobbies, Stefani responds, "I have kids. I'm too tired for hobbies.

Email: smealy@spinardiandjones.com
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Darla Andres
Staff Accountant

Darla, a Merced High graduate and longtime resident of Merced/Atwater, joined the firm in 2015.  Following in her father’s footsteps, while attending college, she found a job as a bookkeeper.  Darla has 25 years experience and specializes in bookkeeping, payroll and QuickBooks.  Darla is a past treasurer and 12 year former coach of Atwater Little League.  As a mother of 2 active boys, Darla is very active in her sons’ sports and when not at work can be found at some sport practice or game. 

Email: dandres@spinardiandjones.com
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Nancy Moua

Nancy is a bookkeeper and payroll specialist. She grew up in Merced and settled here in her home town after relocating to San Francisco for a time. She started out as our Girl Friday, moved up to front reception, and is now a bookkeeper while she studies to become an accountant.

Email: nmoua@spinardiandjones.com
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Kirstin Parolini

Kirstin is our newest staff member, who joined the firm in July 2018. She has experience in accounting and tax preparation services for individuals, partnerships, corporations, trusts, and non-profit entities. She has lived in Merced for the last 15 years where she raised three children and was an avid MOMS Club Member, Soccer Coach, Girl Scout Leader, and Band Booster Board Member. She can often be found in a pilates class or with a book in her hand – studying taxation.

Email: kparolini@spinardiandjones.com
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Katrina Johnson
Administrative Assistant and Receptionist

Katrina joined the firm in August 2018, bringing her 17 years of experience in customer service. She is a long time resident of Merced and has coached girl's basketball for the past 20 years at various Merced high schools, most recently JV Girl's Basketball at Golden Valley. Katrina enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, travelling, trips to Disneyland, and playing basketball and softball. 

Email: kjohnson@spinardiandjones.com
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