Sammy Soto- Partner
Sammy Soto is an accountant and financial consultant with more than eight years experience providing accounting services to businesses. From 2013-2015 he served as the Director of Finance and Operations for inDinero, an accounting services firm which reached #146 on the Inc 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies and manages the bookkeeping and taxes for over 750 small businesses and startups.
Following his tenure at inDinero, Sammy founded TaxBestimates, an online application that provides customized tax analysis to individuals. In 2016 Sammy co-founded Ledger Leaders, and serves as general partner in charge of accounting operations. Sammy holds a BS in accounting and finance from Portland State University. He lives in the Portland area and enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children.
Joshua Garrison - Partner
The son of a serial entrepreneur, Joshua grew up working for his father as an aerial blimp pilot and restauranteur.
After receiving his Bachelor's from Westminster College, Joshua worked at the world's largest foreign currency brokerage. He then co-founded PoseidonFX. At PoseidonFX Joshua was featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and Yahoo! Finance.
In 2014 Joshua joined inDinero, where he oversaw account management for inDinero's portfolio of over 750 companies. In 2016 Joshua co-founded Ledger Leaders to bring affordable, quality bookkeeping to small business owners and entrepreneurs. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and enjoys playing guitar and exploring California's exquisite natural beauty.
BRIAN LEIP, CPA - Accountant
Brian is a results-oriented CPA with a sharp attention to detail and a drive for continuous improvement. After graduating with honors from CSULB, he went on to pass the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) level I exam, then the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam, while working full time and progressing in his career as an Accountant.
With over fourteen years of full-cycle accounting under his belt, Brian is comfortable in nearly all areas of accounting from A/P to Financial Statements to managing the month-end close. He has also successfully completed multiple audits, working in tandem with big 4 Accounting Firms such as BDO Seidman, and Deloitte & Touche.
Outside of Accounting and Finance, his lifetime love of tech pushed Brian to learn how to program (Swift, C#), and is currently pursuing Machine Learning/A.I., Data Science, and Business Intelligence. He loves to go to the beach, play guitar, hike with his dog, travel, and take landscape photography.