About Founder’s CPA

Founder’s CPA is a boutique accounting firm located in Chicago that focuses on outsourced accounting services for startups and small businesses. We pride ourselves on being a trusted adviser for startup founders and small business owners across the country. Our breadth of service offerings leverage technology adoption and streamlined processes to deliver tailored accounting solutions to each one of our clients’ unique needs. We refuse to accept the inefficient and burdensome “old school” approach to accounting and seek to innovate alongside our clients to deliver scalable accounting solutions.

We believe in an outcomes based approach to work and emphasize individual accountability. We’re looking for reliable team members who deliver an exceptional work product that they’re proud to put their name on!

  • Flexible work environment

  • Team happy hours and outings

  • Technology stipend

  • Office drinks and snacks

  • Casual dress and work environment

  • Profit sharing / Performance Bonuses

Our Team

  • Curt Mastio, CPA

    Founder/Managing Partner

  • Jake Sokolowski, CPA


  • Scott Brillhart, CPA


  • Pete Rub, CPA


  • Abdul Syed, CPA

    Senior Manager, Tax

  • Chris Arlinghaus

    Senior Manager, Accounting Services

  • Colin Burton, CPA

    Manager, Accounting Services

  • Jamey Marelli

    Manager, Accounting Services

  • Jill Wade

    Manager, People & Operations

  • Megan Westcott, CPA

    Manager, Accounting Services

  • Doug Burbank

    Senior Associate, Accounting Services

  • Justin McCormick, JD

    Senior Associate, Digital Assets

  • Meg Biggart

    Senior Associate, Accounting Services

  • Patrick Shannon

    Senior Associate, Accounting Services

  • Zach Carnes, CPA

    Senior Associate, Tax

  • Gibson Chean

    Associate, Tax

  • Rebecca Berger

    Executive Assistant

  • Joe Alioto

    Manager, CFO Services

  • Jose Garcia

    Senior Associate, Accounting Services

  • David Collins

    Associate, Tax & Accounting Services

  • Tyler Butt, Esq

    Manager, Tax

  • Eliza Navarrete

    Administrative Assistant

  • Jamie Schiltz

    Manager, Accounting Services

  • Andrew Van Duerm, CPA

    Senior Associate, Accounting Services

  • John Koncar, CPA

    Senior Associate, Accounting Services

  • Srushti Gajjar