About Duner and Foote

Duner and Foote was founded on the belief that every small business owner deserves accounting solutions that save time, reduce taxes, and make life easier. As your CPA firm, we promise to do the heavy lifting on the financial side of your business so you’re free to focus on running it. From bookkeeping, cash flow, and budgeting to money-saving tax strategies, we’ll be in your corner every step of the way to help control expenses and optimize profits so your business can be all you want it to be.

We've had the privilege of working with many amazing clients and would like you to be one of them. Call our Irvine, CA CPA firm now at 949-263-0030 or request your free consultation online to discover what we can do for your business.


Our Team

Derrick Foote

Derrick Foote, CPA Owner

Derrick graduated from California State University Fullerton in 2000 and began his public accounting career during the same year.  Derrick has over twenty years of experience in accounting.  Derrick also received his master’s in taxation from Goldengate University.  Before joining Duner and Foote, Derrick spent 14 years working at two national CPA firms.  Derrick’s primary focus has been taxation during his public accounting career.  Derrick began working at Duner and Foote in January 1, 2019 where he is actively involved in all aspects of taxation, auditing, DRE reporting and business planning.  Derrick lives in Huntington Beach with his wife and son.

Randolph Foote - Tax

Randy has lived in Orange County for over 30 years and has held a number of high-level positions. He has worked in the oil, movie, defense, electronics and optical industries. Randy has had positions in multi-national public companies as Tax Director, Corporate Controller and Chief Financial Officer.

Kevin Schoen - Audit Manager

Kevin brings 5 years of public accounting experience to Duner & Foote. He also has over 2 years of experience in real estate and mortgage lending. Knowing that a true CPA is far more than a number-cruncher, Kevin is passionate about every aspect of his work. He loves the constant opportunities to learn from his clients, and to provide clarity and sound advice alongside assurance engagements. He enjoys listening to podcasts, spending time with his family, at church, engaging in recreation, and reading. Kevin earned a degree in accounting from The Ohio State University in 2014.

Kim Silva – Office Manager/Accountant

Kim has had an accounting career for over 30 years.  She has been a controller for Baker Skateboards, assistant controller for Rogers’ Gardens (twice) and various other positions over the years in various industries.  Kim started with David Duner in 2015 and continues her career here.

Hailey Zhao, Senior Accountant

Hailey graduated from Huazhong University, and has over 17 years of experience in accounting, including 15 years at public accounting firm. She has extensive experience in taxation, auditing, and financial reporting. Hailey moved from Toronto, Canada to Orange County in 2021, where she continues her CPA firm career with the Duner and Foote team.

Gerry Alvarado, Staff Accountant

Gerry has lived in the Philippines and graduated from Holy Angel University in 2019. He started his public accounting career with a member firm of an international audit organization where his work focused on engagements for banks, lenders, and other businesses in the financial industry. Gerry joined Duner and Foote in 2022 through a global outsourcing company to continue his audit career.