About Rood & Dinis
Every business needs to be on top of its taxes, but getting it right takes time. A lot of time. That’s why you need an experienced and knowledgeable CPA to act as your business’s financial arm, so you can focus on the work that matters to you.
Meet your team
After graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a bachelor’s degree in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting, Brandon began his career working in the Bay Area. After obtaining his license to practice as a Certified Public Accountant, he worked for two established public accounting firms in Silicon Valley.
In 2017, Brandon joined forces with his father, Keith, to found Rood & Associates. He has enjoyed working with a plethora of clients over the years, including high-net-worth individuals, small to medium-sized businesses, and non-profits across the professional service, manufacturing, construction, real estate, and non-profit industries.
Brandon specializes in tax and attest services, offering individuals and businesses the guidance and tax planning they need to navigate the complex compliance landscape. Brandon has worked with many successful small businesses and their owners to optimize their accounting, internal controls and save them money. Brandon has audited numerous federal and state agricultural marketing orders, commissions, and boards and has worked alongside numerous non-profits and trade associations.
Outside of the office, Brandon can be found exploring the great outdoors, socializing with family and friends, traveling and staying active.
Member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, BA in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Family man Manny has proved time and time again that going ‘above and beyond’ really has no limits. There’s nothing he won’t do for his clients, whether that means completing audits on the top deck of a U.S. aircraft carrier or standing in a freezer for hours on end counting fish.
Over his career, he has been fortunate enough to work with a wide range of businesses. After mastering the art of the audit, he expanded his tax consulting expertise, going on to help numerous clients grow their businesses.
In 2021, Manny took the next step in his journey, joining Rood & Dinis alongside former colleague Brandon Rood. Manny specializes in assurance services and auditing, having audited large non-profit organizations, and has provided attestation services in the retail, manufacturing, construction, and social club industries.
As his partner in crime is an expert on the Internal Revenue Code, together they form the perfect foundation for a strong CPA firm.
A part-time walnut farmer, in his spare time, Manny can be found with his family, watching sports or camping.
Member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, BS in Business Administration from San Jose State University.
With over 40 years of experience in the public accounting field, Ronald is an expert in Tax and Estate planning, tax law compliance, tax preparation, compilations, reviews, and quality control.
Previously a shareholder of a public accounting firm in Monterey County, Ronald’s career has seen him perform audits of public and private hospitals, manage and supervise audits of construction contractors and small cities, and represent clients during tax audits by government agencies.
After graduating from Sacramento State University with a bachelor’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting, Amy obtained her master’s in Professional Accounting from Colorado State University in 2019.
In her six-year career in public accounting, Amy has managed audits of large and mid-sized non-profit organizations, small for-profit entities, and retirement plans. Amy has extensive experience in Single Audit reporting, Government Auditing Standards, and providing attestation services in the manufacturing, construction, and healthcare industries.
Amy enjoys spending time with her husband and their three dogs or playing soccer in her free time.
Since achieving her BA in Sociology from the University of California Santa Cruz in 2005, Brittney has enjoyed an impressive career in business development and operations.
Brittney is a native Californian, and after exploring much of the state, she decided to settle in the Sacramento area. When not ensuring everything at Rood & Dinis is running like clockwork, Brittney enjoys spending time with her young daughter and their labradoodle Penny. She always goes above and beyond to help, volunteering her free time to raise funds for student enrichment at her daughter’s school.
With over twenty years of experience, Michelle is responsible for providing accounting, compilation, financial reporting, and advisory services. A QuickBooks® Pro Advisor, she helps clients adapt their accounting system and reports to their needs.
For clients that require payroll and bookkeeping assistance, Michelle offers specialist support and training. Michelle’s career has seen her work with clients in a range of industries, including home health, hospice caregiving, advertising, pest control, and construction.
When not in the office, Michelle can be found exploring the Amador and El Dorado wine country with her adorable Old English Bulldog, Zeus.
Modesto-born Jodi began her administration career with Bank of America in 1981, working with corporate real estate clients. In her five-decade-spanning career, Jodi has supported engineering, real estate, and non-profit organizations. Jodi began her public accounting career in 2005, working with Dunker & Aced and Yoder CPA before finding her way to Rood & Dinis.
In her free time, Jodi enjoys garage sales, thrifting, and advocating for animal rights.