Sal graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2000 with a B.S. in Accounting. He started his career with Deloitte & Touche LLP in Columbus, Ohio. In 2006 he joined GBQ Partners LLC to further his career aspirations. In 2008 Sal and his family relocated to Athens and started his own firm, Bertuna Tax & Accounting, Inc. Sal’s concentration has been with closely held businesses in the manufacturing and personal service industries. He has helped advise not only the business but the individual owners personally. He has experience working with C corporations, S corporations, partnerships and individuals. Sal continued to further his knowledge and expertise by acquiring a Master’s in Taxation from Capital University Law School in 2009.
Outside of his career Sal is active with the community. He served 12 years with the Marine Corps Reserves including a tour in Iraq. While in Columbus Sal was the Treasurer of the Young Professionals Association for the Columbus Museum. He tutored 2nd and 3rd graders at Main Elementary School and volunteered with Meals-On-Wheels and make deliveries during the lunch hour. In Athens, Sal served as Treasurer for the Dairy Barn and received Ambassador of the Year from the Athens Chamber of Commerce. Sal is currently on hiatus from his professional career to raise his two children. He still handles several clients to maintain his certification.