Ball & Daddino
Ball & Daddino, Certified Public Accountants is a full service accounting firm which has established itself in the accounting community through timeliness of service, high-quality staff, technical expertise and integrity. Our staff is well balanced to assure that all work is assigned at the appropriate level of ability thus achieving quality services at a reasonable cost. Our current staff mix consists of three Certified Public Accountants, one Enrolled Agent, two CPA candidates, and administrative staff. Four of our staff members have completed the Quickbooks ProAdvisor Certification Program. The firm currently services 220 clients with approximately 60 of them receiving monthly or quarterly financial statements.
Jon N. Ball
Jon is a native of Fresno and graduated from Sierra High School as the valedictorian and student body president in 1977. He received a wrestling scholarship to California State University, Fresno and graduated Suma Cum Laude and Business Student Athlete in 1981. He began his career with Touche Ross, an international accounting firm (1981-1985) and has been a partner in various CPA firms since 1988. Jon is a member of both the AICPA and California Society of CPA’s. Jon and his wife Debbi have been married since 1981, have two grown children, grandchildren, and are active members of their church. When time allows they enjoy spending time at their cabin at Hume Lake and traveling.
Darin began working at a Ball accounting firm as in intern in December of 2004. He graduated from California State University, Fresno in 2007 and accepted a position with Ball & Associates as a staff accountant. In 2010 he attained his Certified Public Accountant license and continues to develop his client base. Darin is a member of CalCPA and has been involved and served in a committee for the CalCPA Young Emerging Professionals Program.
Darin was born and raised in the valley. He attended Sanger High School and spent his summers working for the family business Daddino’s Egg Ranch. Darin and his wife Brenda (also a CPA) have been married since 2009 and have an 8-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, golfing, watching movies or TV shows, and playing video games.
Fernando has been associated with Ball & Daddino since working as a college intern while attending California State University, Fresno. Upon graduation in 1993, he accepted a full time position as a staff accountant. He is a licensed Enrolled Agent (EA) with the Internal Revenue Service. His wife, Aidé is a teacher for Clovis Unified School District, they have been married since 2000 and have two wonderful girls. He enjoys spending time with his family. In 2013 he completed the Two Cities marathon and enjoys running at least one half marathon every year.
Tom Kozera has been a practicing CPA since 1992. He received his education from California State University, Fresno. He is a Fresno County native, the proud descendent of immigrant grandparents. Tom is married and has two children. He enjoys meeting new clients and making friends. When not in the office he enjoys time with family, going on a run or taking a hike.
Sal has been with Ball & Daddino since 2018 working as a part-time student. After graduating from California State University, Fresno in 2020 he accepted a full-time position with Ball & Daddino as a staff accountant. Now he is currently a candidate for the CPA exam, as he continues to grow in his career field.
When not in the office, he enjoys hanging out with friends and family, growing his rare football card collection, and never missing a Dallas Cowboys or St. Louis Cardinals game.
Juan Sabino Gonzalez, named after both his grandfathers (Juan Marquez and Sabino Gonzalez), is the middle child of six, and was raised in Woodlake, CA, where he attended Woodlake Union High School and graduated #3 in his class of 2015. Upon High School Graduation he moved to Fresno, to begin studying at California State University, Fresno.
Juan started his career at Ball & Daddino as a student working part time in June 2018. He graduated Cum Laude from California State University, Fresno in May 2020 and accepted a Full time position as a staff accountant thereafter. He is currently in the process of studying for the CPA exam.
On his free time, Juan enjoys playing basketball, playing videogames, managing fantasy football teams, as well as watching football and movies or tv-shows. He is a one-time fantasy football Superbowl champion for the 2021 season in 1 of his 3 leagues he participated in.
Mario is a Fresno native and proud second generation Mexican-American. After attending Edison-Computech, Mario graduated from Fresno State after serving as Senator and Financial VP committee chairman for the student body government. He joined Ball & Daddino in 2019 as a tax intern and is now a staff accountant. He enjoys being with his family to do things as exciting as snowboarding down to the mundane as chores around the family home. As much as he loves his community, ultimately Mario leaves continents & states away from everything at the peak of summer.
Victoria has been working at Ball & Daddino since 2007, she started as a part time administrative assistant in her senior year of high school and accepted the position of office manager in 2014. Victoria is a mom of two, she enjoys spending her free time traveling and is an active member of her church CrossCity.
Debbi has worked at Ball and Daddino part time for several years as office administrator. Prior to joining B&D she was a bookkeeper for a local nonprofit organization for many years. She is married to Jon and they have an adult son and daughter. They also have two grandkids that they both love to spend time with. Debbi’s greatest joy is her family and she also enjoys travel, reading and spending time in the outdoors.