James P. Caven, CPA/ABV, CDFA, CGMA


Jim has over 30 years experience in Public Accounting and joined Pisenti & Brinker LLP in 2005 as a Tax Director in charge of the Firm’s Napa office. He was formerly a Partner at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause in Madison, WI. Jim is a licensed CPA in California and the State of Wisconsin.

Jim is actively involved with the Firm’s Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting Department, and Wine Industry Group. His clients are closely held businesses, real estate partnerships, wineries and viticulturists, and individuals.

Jim’s areas of emphasis include:

  • Tax and Accounting Services
  • Business Valuation and Litigation Services
  • Not For Profit Organizations
  • Wine Industry
  • Debt and Equity Financing
  • Expansion Effort Planning
  • Financial Projection Model Preparation
  • Valuations

Jim’s organizational involvement includes:

  • American Institute of CPAs – Accredited in Business Valuation
  • American Society of Appraisers
  • California Society of CPAs
  • Instructor for the National Business Institute and other legal association groups