Santa Maria, CA Accounting Firm | Margaret S. Hesse, CPA Page | Lapp, Fatch, Myers & Gallagher, Accountants

Vice President


B.S., Accounting,
Aurora University
Aurora, IL

Professional Affiliations

California Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Originally certified in Florida, Peggy practiced public accounting in the Bradenton, Florida area from 1982 to 1988. She joined the firm in 1989, specializing in accounting and auditing, and became a partner in January 1999. Peggy oversees the firm's audits, reviews and compiled financial statements, and is well versed in corporate and personal tax issues. She works with clients in a diverse range of industries, including medicine and dentistry, law, agriculture, construction, and retail.

Peggy is a past President and current Board Member of the Central Coast Chapter California Society of CPA's and has served in various capacities at the state level. She is past President and Treasurer of the Rotary Club of Nipomo and past Treasurer of the Rotary Club of Nipomo Foundation. She is currently a member of the Foundation Board of Allan Hancock College and serves on their Investment Committee and Scholarship Waiver Committee. Peggy recently joined the Boys and Girls Club Foundation Board, and has been an active member and past officeholder in the local chapter of California Women for Agriculture.

In her spare time, Peggy enjoys playing golf, cards, dominos, traveling and camping and her newly arrived grandchildren!