Management Team
Bernard J. Riel, CPA, EA, MBA
Co-founder & CFO
B.J. Riel is the Chief Financial Officer and co-founder of Skybird Financial. He is a licensed tax professional and is authorized to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the Internal Revenue Service for audits, collections, and appeals.

  • CPA, Certified Public Accountant – California Board of Accountancy
  • CPA, Certified Public Accountant – Illinois Board of Examiners
  • EA, Enrolled Agent – U.S. Treasury, Internal Revenue Service
  • MBA, Accounting, National University, San Diego, CA
  • B.A., Mathematics, San Diego State University - SDSU
  • Adjunct Faculty Member – Instructor of Accounting
  • Member, National Society of Accountants – NSA