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Acena Consulting

Integrity Counts, Relationships Matter


We work to increase your cash flow and simplify your business


Who We Are:

An experienced team dedicated to growing your business.

Acena Consulting is a multi-dimensional tax and accounting services company servicing both public and privately-held companies. Our experienced team of tax professionals includes former "Big Four" national office partners, attorneys, CPAs, engineers and other knowledgeable tax professionals.

While our roots all stem from the major national accounting firms, our approach to working with our clients is more hands-on, conservative and technically-driven. Our goal is pretty simple, we want to help our clients reduce their taxes and operating expenses in order to increase cash flow and overall business growth.

Whether you are curious about federal research and development tax credits, or some export incentives such as the IC-DISC, we can help you break it all down. We work diligently to help you understand, document and monetize these opportunities and other tax incentives for your business.


Our Culture:

We still think a handshake goes a long way.

Some might call it "old school" to believe that a handshake and long-standing relationships matter, but at Acena Consulting, they are part of our core. Trust, ethics, and simply doing the right thing for our clients, team members, CPA firms and alliances are the core values that have been a critical part of our immense success as an organization.


Meet Our President:

Randy Eickhoff

With more than 20 years of professional services experience, Mr. Eickhoff launched his career with Arthur Andersen’s Tax Practice in Southern California. His clients include multi-national technology firms as well as small privately-held manufacturing, sports and technology companies. Over the last five years, Mr. Eickhoff has been a driving force behind the growth of specialty tax services to middle market and Fortune 500 companies directly as well as through their CPA firm. He has worked with over 200 companies on various tax credits and other government incentives.

Mr. Eickhoff is a licensed CPA, a member of the California Society of CPAs and holds a BA degree from UC Santa Barbara. His resides in Ventura County with his wife and two sons.

Interesting Facts

  • Masters swim coach & Top Ten swimmer
  • Former US National Team Lifeguard competitor
  • 3 - Time world record holder in the World Masters Lifesaving competition
  • Numerous world and national titles in lifesaving, masters swimming and open water competition
  • Former team captain for UC Santa Barbara’s Division 1 Men’s Swim Team (1988)
  • Former Assistant Swim Coach, Cal Lutheran University
  • Former US Lifesaving Association National Team Manager (2015-2016)
  • Founder, Acena Consulting, LLC

Greatest Accomplishments:

When asked about his greatest accomplishments, Mr. Eickhoff says they come from both professional and personal successes, "I think my greatest accomplishments have come from positively impacting the lives of people around me. As a lifeguard in San Diego, I would make a lot of rescues during the summer. Most rescues were focused on prevention but there were many that saved a life or kept a child from getting injured on the rocks.

As a tax consultant focused on tax incentives, our work provides working capital that can create additional jobs at our clients and helps drive their success."


Being a Dad & husband, NFL, open water and masters pool competitions, reading, writing, as well as enjoying a beautiful sunrise and sunset.

The Acena Story

Acena Consulting, LLC was founded in May of 2009 to provide specialty tax consulting services to public and privately-held small to medium sized businesses. Acena focuses on monetizing federal and state tax incentives that bring measurable reductions in taxes paid. Since our inception, our philosophy has been to bring not simply a tax reduction for our clients but to provide a well-rounded solution that strengthens documentation, minimizes internal resources and leverages technology to bring a detailed defendable result.
Based in Simi Valley, California, Acena operates nationally to provide tax consulting to our clients and their CPA firm partners. Our projects encompass the analysis, documentation and calculation of a number of federal and state tax incentives including research and development tax credits, the IC DISC for US companies exporting products, cost segregation studies, transfer pricing studies and much more.


4134 Eagle Flight Dr Simi Valley, CA 93065



Social Confirmation


Properly complying and taking advantage with the ever increasing complexity of tax laws is vital for my business and therefore requires the utmost professionals on the subject matter. Acena Consulting has been nothing short of exemplary as part of my team in providing the tax services that allows my company to maximize it's bottom line.
C. C., CEO, Integrated Circuit Design Co. Phoenix. AZ


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