Karla Chavez Luna of Gumbiner Savett Inc. (Los Angeles) Elevated to Tax Shareholder


Gumbiner Savett Inc. is pleased to announce that Karla Chavez Luna, CPA, MST, has been named to the Shareholder group of the firm effective January 1, 2019.

“Karla is an excellent practitioner who has proven her skill and commitment to her clients over her tenure at the firm. She is a valuable addition to our Shareholder group, especially in the Tax Department,” said Rick Parent, Managing Director of Gumbiner Savett Inc. “We are thrilled to see dedicated employees, like Karla, rise through the ranks.”

Karla Chavez Luna began her career with Gumbiner Savett immediately after graduating from UCLA, joining as a staff accountant and earning promotions and leadership roles. Luna is the first Latina to become a Shareholder at the firm. She specializes in tax planning and compliance for high net worth individuals and their multi-generational families, with a special emphasis in estate and trust planning. Karla also serves business clients in the manufacturing, real estate, gaming and retail industries. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. She most recently held the distinction as a CalCPA Women to Watch and was a 2018 LABJ Influential Women in Accounting.

“She is a recognized leader in the department and an excellent mentor and role model to younger staff,” said David Thaw, Tax Department leader. “I look forward to working with Karla within the Tax Department as it continues to grow.”


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