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Jean Pierre Bassi Bikai is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed to practice in the state of Maryland and also in Washington DC. He graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with a degree in Accounting, and has more than 20 years of accounting experience in a wide range of industries in the USA and abroad. Jean Pierre fluently speaks and writes both English and French and is a member of the following associations:

  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA)
  • Maryland Society of Accountants, Inc
  • Business Network International Profits and Pancakes
  • Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce, Inc 
  • United States Chamber of Commerce 
  • National Association of Black Accountants

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ERNEST TCHAPPI, MS, CPA Candidate – Lead Staff Member
Ernest Tchappi is a Certified Public Accountant candidate, half way in the process, and Tax Manager in the firm. He is also an IRS enrolled agent. Ernest has a Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Maryland University College. Prior to the Master degree, he had a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Strayer University, Washington, DC, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Yaoundé, Cameroon. With more than 15 years of Accounting and Tax experiences, Ernest is a valuable asset for our firm.


CLEMENT C. RUTTO, MA, CPA Candidate – Staff Accountant

Clement C. Rutto is a Certified Public Accountant candidate and Staff Accountant in the firm. Clement has a Master of Science in Business and Bachelor of Science in accounting both from Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia. Prior to Joining BATS-CPA, LLC, Clement had worked as Staff Accountant and Accounting Manager at Capital Homecare, Inc. in Rockville Maryland, Staff accountant at Jeet Financial Services LLC, in Montgomery Village, Maryland, and student team leader at Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Virginia. With more than 8 years of Accounting and Tax experiences, Clement is bringing a lot of dynamism in the firm. 


Walter Ngu, CPA – Lead Staff member

Walter Ngu is a certified public accountant. He is licensed in the State of Virginia and has been working with Bass Accounting and Tax Services-CPA, LLC for over 4 years. Walter is very familiar with auditing, accounting and tax preparation and has developed his expertise working with various industries. He graduated from the University of Maryland University College with a Master degree in Accounting and Financial Management.


Elena Carolina Viglione – Administrative Assistant

Elena Viglione holds an Associate Degree in Education with good accounting and administrative experiences. Prior to Joining BATS-CPA, LLC, Elena had worked as Administrative Assistant at Convergence Caribbean, Inc. in Huntington Maryland. With more than 10 years of bookkeeping and Administrative experience, Elena provides office services by implementing administrative systems, procedures, policies, and monitoring administrative projects, with a unique approach to customer service in the firm. Presently, Elena is working towards her MD license in Tax Return Preparation.