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About Us

here at gulla cpa

 

Our mission is to assist our clients in their business endeavors and help them achieve financial proficiency and compliance.

We envision becoming the backbone of every community we serve as we expand throughout the nation, emerging as a trusted resource for our clients while advising and empowering them through their tax matters.

We strive to embody the underlying values of professionalism, responsiveness, excellence and integrity in all that we do.

Who We Are

Company Profile

An accounting firm is known for the quality of its service. Our firm's reputation reflects the high standards we demand of ourselves.

Gulla CPA is an up-and-coming firm based out of Southeast Michigan. Established in 2019, we have grown to four locations and are focused on rapidly expanding both our geography and our knowledge within the field. Combining our expertise, experience and the dedication of our staff, we are committed to ensuring each client receives close, personal attention and the best professional advice in the field.

Meet The Team

President

Waseem Gulla

Waseem Gulla is a Certified Public Accountant and the President of Gulla CPA. His business portfolio began in 2011 with the acquisition of a failing gas station in Metro Detroit. Within months, Waseem was able to turn it into a profitable operation, and within a few years he was able to sell it as a six-figure business. Waseem obtained his bachelor’s degree in accounting in 2015 from Walsh College and started his career in the field with the Big 4. He obtained his Master of Accountancy and CPA License in 2016, and a few years later, decided to put his skills to the test and open his own firm. Aside from work, Waseem spends his time investing in real estate and with his beautiful wife and two daughters.

Tax Director

James Stibich

James Stibich is a certified public accountant and the Tax Director at Gulla CPA, PLLC. He began his tax and accounting career in the automotive industry in 2012 before switching to public accounting at one of the world’s largest firms, where he spent nearly 7 years specializing in individual/business taxation and real estate. James received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Oakland University and currently resides in Rochester Hills with his wife and children.

Caity Bejster
Tax Manager

Caity Bejster

Caity is a Certified Public Accountant and Tax Manager at Gulla CPA, PLLC. She received a BSBA in Accounting from Central Michigan University in 2017 and went on to start her career in Big 4 Accounting, where she remained until January of 2021. Her experience at the firm included individual, estate, gift, trust, partnership and corporate tax compliance. After a brief period in corporate accounting, Caity joined Gulla CPA in August of 2021, where she plans to center her career on individual taxation with a focus in estate/trust and cryptocurrency law. Outside of work, Caity enjoys spending her free time exercising, trying new things and with her friends and family.

Tax Manager

Chase Kallil

Charles (Chase) Kallil V, CPA is a Tax Manager at Gulla CPA, PLLC. Chase earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting with a minor in Philosophy and Law from Michigan State University, where he graduated with honors in 2017. He began his career at one of the world’s largest public accounting firms, where he spent just over three years working in their business tax services department with a specialization in high-net worth individuals, passthrough entities, and income tax provisions. He currently resides in Ferndale, MI and his hobbies include practicing Jiu Jitsu, hosting live music events, and working out.

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