New Partners Named at Nasif Hicks Harris & Co.

Rachelle Barnier

Nasif Hicks Harris & Co. of Santa Barbara, Calif., announced that CPAs Rachelle Barnier and Elena Mund have been admitted as partners.

Founded by Bill Nasif in 1976, the firm has 50 employees and 10 partners who provide a full spectrum of public accounting services to local, regional, national and international clients.

Elena Mund

Barnier joined the firm in 2006. Her practice includes tax planning and consulting for individuals and closely held businesses. She specializes in tax planning associated with marriage dissolution, including property division such as stock options, real estate, deferred compensation and business entities, as well as obligations outlined in the divorce decree like alimony, life insurance policies and retirement plans.

Mund joined the firm in 2011. She provides tax planning, consulting, compliance and tax preparation services for individuals and closely held businesses. She specializes in international tax issues as a significant number of her business and individual clients live or operate outside the U.S. She also has extensive knowledge of inbound tax planning for non-Americans planning a move to the U.S.