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About Us

Company Philosophy

At Brooks & Gavel CPA’s, we strive to deliver superior tax and accounting services that exceed client expectations and meet the demands of a complex and changing economic environment.  We are committed to providing our customers with excellent service and individualized and professional attention.  Our goal is to work as a trusted adviser to business owners, managers, and individual tax clients, while helping them achieve success.

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Experience

Jeffery Brooks has over 25 years of tax advisory and accounting experience, including the last 20 years in public accounting. Jeff graduated from CSU Chico with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting.

Laura Trott [Gavel] has worked in the accounting & bookkeeping field for nearly 15 years. She has held a variety of positions in private industry, allowing for a successful transition into public accounting. Laura graduated Summa Cum Laude with highest honors from CSU Sacramento and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.

Jeffery Brooks, CPA
Jeff has over 25 years of tax advisory and accounting experience, including the last 20 years in public accounting. Jeff graduated from CSU Chico with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting. CPA License #77526

Jeffery Brooks, CPA

Partner
Laura Gavel, CPA
Laura has worked in the accounting & bookkeeping field for nearly 15 years. She has held a variety of positions in private industry, allowing for a successful transition into public accounting. Laura graduated Summa Cum Laude with highest honors from CSU Sacramento and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. CPA License #130306

Laura Trott, CPA

Partner

Customer Testimonials

Kathryn Guthrie
President and Broker of SK Guthrie Property Management Inc, Roseville, CA

Jeff Brooks has been a valued friend/adviser to our family through several business ventures.  In addition to preparing our corporate and personal tax returns for close to 15 years, he has consulted on several business purchases and provides us with ongoing accounting support in our current business as residential property managers.  Jeff and Laura are knowledgeable and have proved reliable and open to new challenges as they have tailored their services to our ongoing needs.

Kendall Whitney
Corporate Secretary/Shareholder of James H. Cowan & Associates, Inc., Malibu, CA

I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Jeff Brooks since 1996.  In addition to preparing our corporate and personal tax returns for 20 years, he provides us with ongoing accounting support.  Mr. Brooks is professional, courteous, and above all, honest and trustworthy.  He is knowledgeable and has always given our business accurate and valuable payroll, tax, and financial advice and guidance.