Carswell, Greenfield and Kunstler is a Beverly Hills business management firm, which has been in business since 1980. Barbara Carswell began the firm as a sole proprietor and was later joined by William Greenfield and Evelyn Kunstler. The company incorporated in 1996.
Carswell, Greenfield & Kunstler’s mission is to provide its clients with comprehensive financial information and management at the highest levels of quality and integrity. Our company’s approach is, and has always been, attention to detail. We recognize that no two clients have the same goals or needs, but all deserve the highest level of attention and personal service.
Barbara Carswell entered the business management field in 1969. Prior to that, her background was in accounting in both the retail and construction industries. In 1969 Ms. Carswell joined Eli Parker & Company in Beverly Hills, California which was a business management firm specializing in the entertainment industry. In 1974 Barbara began an educational program at UCLA that led her to sit for the CPA exam in 1978, which she successfully passed. Barbara is the Chief Financial Officer of Jaffe/Braunstein Films, Ltd., a television movie of the week production company, and Headquarters Film International, Inc., a commercial production company. In her capacity as CFO for these companies her responsibilities include production and corporate financing, cash flow management, supervision of accounting departments, etc.
William Greenfield joined the company in 1992, shortly after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles. In addition to his degree, Mr. Greenfield has received the Personal Financial Planner designation from UCLA and is responsible for the design of schedules and systems that convey the financial information to the clients. He is involved in both the real estate and television production aspects of the firm, as well as the day to day management of the entertainment client base. Mr. Greenfield also interfaces on a regular basis with both banking and insurance professionals to ensure the highest quality of services for our clients.
Evelyn Kunstler had her own accounting practice for over ten years prior to joining the firm in 1996. Ms. Kunstler earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in mathematics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a Masters Degree from the University of Southern California. In her capacity as Chief Financial Officer of Pacific Development Partners, LLC, a real estate development company, Ms Kunstler is principally responsible for the generation of all periodic financial reports, including balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and cash flow reports; review of project management reports and budgets; analysis of projected cash flow; supervision and direction of accounts payable functions; tax planning and preparation for all companies.