Meet Our Team
Meet Our Staff:
Shaun is Owner and President of Rochford Burns Nasses & Associates LLC. He has over 30 years of experience serving numerous companies in the organization of their financial and operational departments. His mission is to simplify financial operations for his clients, whether your office needs a complete department restructure, or a small bookkeeping role filled. Shaun takes the time to get familiar with your current financial function and prioritizes the specific areas that can generate freedom in your business, with more income, and in less time. By personalizing business tactics to his clients, Shaun has worked as a dependable CFO in multiple industries including travel, transportation, construction, securities and manufacturing. This wide breath of knowledge has helped him to bring his company to where it is at today. Shaun received a BS in Finance and Accounting from California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo.
Shaun also uses his finance and accounting skills to serve various charitable organizations as a Board Member, Chairman of The Finance Committee, and Treasurer. He is active at Mountain View Lutheran, Tempe Sister Cities Corp, Mission Africa and the Star Fish Foundation. In his spare time, Shaun enjoys traveling with his beautiful family, hiking, golfing, and is always on the lookout for new business opportunities.
Richard is the Founder and Senior Accountant at Rochford, Burns, Nasses, and Associates. With over 45 years’ experience as a CPA, Richard has served as a trusted advisor to thousands of businesses over his career. Starting off as a Staff Accountant at three high profile accounting firms, including what is now known as Deloitte. Richard went on to obtain his Master of Business Administration from Keller’s Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of San Francisco. Upon opening an independent practice in 1972, Richard’s dedication to his community and clients, has set an expectation for the culture Rochford, Burns, Nasses, and Associates strives to maintain.
Richard is a member of a number of professional and civic organizations, including the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, and is a member and past president of his local Rotary Club. He also coached softball and soccer for over 25 years at both a high school and collegiate level. Richard spends the majority of his free time with his large Irish family and traveling.
Natalie Burns is the co-owner of Rochford Burns Nasses & Associates, LLC, a Phoenix based financial firm which handles domestic and international finance, tax and accounting management. Natalie’s background also includes 13 years at the State Bar of Arizona, where she planned events, cruises and retreats where she developed and managed Continuing Legal Education (CLE) for attorneys in the State of Arizona. She also created all brochures that were published and marketed to 13,000+ attorneys that were members of the bar. Natalie has a BA in Political Science, and a Minor in Business from Arizona State University. Natalie currently serves on two Boards; Mission Africa and Starfish Foundation. Both entities focus on charitable giving to children in need.
Natalie’s leadership also expands to her work in the community and her family. Natalie has served for over 5 years as a Girl Scout leader for her two daughters, as well as 6 years as a Church group leader for teens. Natalie also enjoys traveling the world with her husband and family and learning from other cultures. Favorite hobbies are hiking, golfing, swimming, cooking, coffee, and spending time with family and friends.
Patty is the Front Office Manager and Administrative Assistant to all Accountants and Financial Advisors at Rochford, Burns, Nasses, and Associates. Patty keeps the team balanced with consistent support and dependability. She ensures all customers stay informed of administrative schedules and important updates regarding tax and finance. Patty’s dedication to the firms clients, as well as her skills at multi-tasking assists in maintaining a seamless operational process on a day-to-day basis. Patty also utilizes her leadership skills in mentoring our intern program teaching the college interns about office management, tax return preparation and valuable customer service skills.
Patty’s expertise comes from a background in banking as well as courses from the community college. Patty’s leadership also carries over into her church community where she serves in a variety of roles including leadership of a small group. She has a beautiful family, two amazing grandchildren and also assists her husband with administrative tasks surrounding their family business, Stover Electric, Inc.
Tyler is the Consulting CFO working with Rochford, Burns, Nasses, & Associates to bring innovative strategies to numerous companies accounting and financial departments. He believes that by harnessing the power of 21st century technology, businesses will save both time and money with streamlined productivity. Providing tailored strategies to take advantage of tax breaks and reduce cost, Tyler helps business owners increase their bottom line with less headaches, and more independance. Tyler currently holds a BA in Finance and Economics, with honors, from Grand Canyon University. Having a sales and marketing background, Tyler enjoys the relational side of working directly with business owners on the strategic growth of their business. When he’s not working, Tyler is an avid outdoorsman and aims to fulfill a life goal of visiting all the United States National Parks.
Coord is the newest member of the RBNA family, holding real world experience in a variety of industries. Starting as an intern, Coord’s unwavering attention to detail and tireless work ethic solidified his place as an irreplaceable member of our team. Coord has the know how when it comes to the optimization of accounting departments, helping businesses realize their full potential. From set-up to implementation, Coord has familiarized himself with a database of online applications and has been successful in using this knowledge to incorporate industry specific solutions for his clients. Prior to working with Rochford, Burns, Nasses & Associates Coord graduated from Texas Christian University where he was a D1 athlete (Swim and Dive). After working as a Field Manager and Bookkeeper for a wholesale timber bamboo company in South Africa, Coord quickly realized the many variables involved in running an efficient accounting department and has been sharpening his skills since.
Coord is a skilled martial artist and was a recognized wrestler in the Midwest for over a decade. He is currently refining his skills in the disciplines of Jiu-Jitsu and Muoi-Tai and intends to step into the MMA ring by the year 2021.