Stuart Kart has been a licensed certified public accountant for fifty years, and is the founding partner of Kart, Altman & Abbamonte CPAs in Sherman Oaks, CA. He specializes in estates and trusts, and is a past president of the 30,000 member California Society of CPAs. He has also served as a member of the governing council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Born in Chicago and a veteran of four years service in the US Navy, Mr. Kart is a former long distance runner, having completed two marathons. He and his wife Sandi currently reside in Oxnard, CA, have two daughters and four grandchildren, and together enjoy participating in the performing arts in Ventura and Santa Barbara County.