Mike Norwine joined the firm back in September of 1980 when it was known as Duane E. Serritslev, CPA and has been a member now for over 30 years. He first started his career as a staff accountant with a CPA firm in Encino, Ca. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with concentration in accounting from the University of La Verne.
Mike has called the Santa Ynez Valley home since 1971 where he graduated from Santa Ynez High School in 1975. He currently lives in Buellton, Ca. with his lovely wife Janice. They have 4 grown children and 6 grandchildren. Mike and Janice spend a lot of their free time visiting the grandchildren who live in Hawaii, Austin, and Santa Cruz (Nate, Bailey, Kierran, Maevyn, Hazel, & Jaxton).
Mike very much enjoys all kinds of sports. He spends many hours not only playing and watching sports but he also attends sporting events all over the country. Sports are his passion along with his beloved Kansas City Chiefs. He has been an active member of youth sports in the Santa Ynez Valley for many years as coach for Santa Ynez Boys Baseball, AYSO, and YFL.
Mike has a strong background in individual/business tax planning and tax preparation along with over 30 years experience in financial accounting and consulting. He very much enjoys the professional relationship he has experienced with his clients but more importantly is proud of all the friendships he has built over the years.