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Bucher, Vic
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Vic Bucher, CPA, has been teaching and facilitating accounting and accounting related courses for his entire forty-year career. Vic has been adjunct faculty for California State University, Sacramento; Sacramento City College; Woodland Community College; University of Maryland; and for the last twelve years, the University of Phoenix. Vic has a bachelor’s degree in accounting specialty from the University of San Francisco and a master’s degree in taxation from Golden Gate University.

After serving in the US Army Intelligence Agency in the Pacific during the Viet Nam war, Vic was a tax accountant for KPMG San Francisco and Sacramento.  He founded a CPA firm in 1976 and that firm has been continuously in business in Yolo County since that time.  Vic specialized in farm and commodity accounting, forensic accounting, and US income and estate taxes. Vic was raised on an orchard farm (oranges and almonds) in Oroville, California, and was an active member of 4H.  In 2004, Vic, who is a CFE, was hired as a forensic accountant by the US Defense Intelligence Agency to work with the Iraq Survey Group in Baghdad, Iraq, and Doha, Qatar.  Vic resigned that commission in 2006 and returned to his professional practice in Davis, CA. During his time at DIA Vic held a polygraph-based Top Secret, Special Category Intelligence clearance (TSSCI).

Vic is a member of the AICPA, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.  Vic was named Faculty of the Year for 2010 by the University Of Phoenix Graduate School Of Business, Sacramento Valley Territory.  He recently retired as a lead faculty and Area Chair for the Master of Science – Accounting program at the Sacramento Valley Campus.

Vic is a 27-gallon blood donor with the Sacramento Blood Source Foundation. He has been involved with many local charities including the Woodland Christian School, the Yolo County Elderly Nutrition Program, Sacramento Regional Family Justice Center, Yolo Crisis Nursery, and community organizations including the Davis Sunrise Rotary Club and the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge. Vic’s employees purchased his California professional practice in 2015. Vic has moved his domicile and professional license to Reno, Nevada where he now has a public accounting practice exclusively for estates and trusts. Vic is currently the treasurer of the Rotary Club of Reno, and the Reno Rotary Foundation.