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Meet Your Team MAK Financial, Accounting & Tax

Michael A. Khalil, CPA, MBT
President & Founder

As a Certified Public Accountant, Michael is dedicated to providing the best financial tax planning to Small Business Owners and Real Estate Investors. Michael strives to develop a full understanding of his clients’ business and personal goals and to provide them exceptional personalized service to meet these goals. Tax law is constantly evolving. He takes pride in staying current with federal and state case laws and published opinions that may affect his clients.

Michael is committed to being available and responsive to his clients’ inquiries any time of the day or night. He grew up in a business environment encompassing the restaurant and real estate industries. He knows the challenges that business owners face. He combines his knowledge of these challenges with skills and higher education to provide his clients superior quality advice and guidance to ensure optimum tax savings measures.

Dylan Brady, CPA
Tax Reviewer

Dylan is a Certified Public Accountant with over 5 years of Tax and Accounting experience at various large to mid-size public accounting firms. Dylan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from SUNY College at Old Westbury and went on to earn his Master’s degree in Taxation from SUNY College at Old Westbury while working full time.

His main focus is on tax compliance and tax planning for businesses and high net worth individuals. Dylan has a track record for going above and beyond client expectations to ensure that they are more than just a number to him.

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Mario A. Plascencia
Staff Accountant

Mario graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. His accounting and tax experience spans over 7 years working with businesses, high net-worth individuals, international tax, and trusts.

Mario is a father of two and on his free time enjoys spending time with his family and coaching youth soccer in his community. Mario is bilingual and fluent in Spanish.

Natalie Dabeet
Payroll Administrator

Natalie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Administration and Accounting.

She has extensive experiense in Accounting and Payroll, with a strong background in HR and administrive operations. Natalie enjoys the San Diego sunshine and outdoors.

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Celine Abboud
Marketing & Communications Manager

Celine is an advertising professional with ten years of account and project management experience working with a variety of clients and brands. She has been employed by multinational agencies such as J. Walter Thompson, Grey, and M&C Saatchi in Beirut, Dubai, and the United States.

Celine enjoys living in San Diego and spending quality time outdoors with her husband and children.

Sarah Nelson
Administrative Assistant

Sarah joined MAK Financial as Administrative Assistant in 2018. She enjoys providing support to clients and staff.

With over six years’ experience, she has gained extensive knowledge on streamlining workflow, efficient office organization, and exceptional customer service.

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Amani Salah Al Ghassani
Accounting Intern

Amani moved from Oman to San Diego in 2012. She attended San Diego State University and received her Bachelor of Science in Business administration with an emphasis in Finance. As an Accounting Intern, Amani is learning bookkeeping, payroll, and administrative support. She will begin her Master’s program in 2019.

We take care of your books for you, so you can get back to the job of running your business and generating profits.
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We offer payroll solutions that meet your business's needs and enable you to spend time doing what you do best--running your company.
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We're here to help you resolve your tax problems and put an end to the misery that the IRS can put you through.
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