Staff Report

Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People (PHP) is pleased to announce J.C. Preciado has been elected to the board of directors.

Preciado was born in Santa Barbara and raised in the Santa Ynez Valley. He graduated from California State University, Bakersfield, with a B.S. in business administration. He began working in the accounting profession at a local CPA firm throughout college and later going to a car dealership in Santa Barbara to work in the accounting department. Almost four years later, Preciado decided to open up Accounting Made EZ to offer accounting and bookkeeping services to businesses and individuals. 

Preciado has volunteered with the United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and YMCA as a youth basketball coach. He is currently an active member of the Vikings of Solvang.

Outside of work and volunteering in the community, Preciado enjoys reading, playing golf and tennis.

To learn more about People Helping People, its programs and services for our communities, visit or call 805-686-0295.