Mr. Presher received his B.A. in Business Economics and German from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his M.S. in Taxation from Golden Gate University. He is a California Certified Public Accountant (1991). Mr. Presher is an officer of California Lawyers for the Arts and Old First Concerts. He is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, and is past chair of the San Francisco Chapterâ€™s Personal Financial Planning & Estate Planning Committee. He worked at Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young) from 1986 to 1990. Mr. Presher joined the firm in 1990.