Founder - Principal

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Natalie C. Papagni, CPA
Founder - Principal
Tax Strategist 

Natalie C. Papagni is the  Founder & Principal of Cobalt PacWest | CPAs & Advisors. 

Prior to launching Cobalt PacWest Natalie developed her passion for the profession, deep expertise and real-world experience acquired at leading Big-4, regional and global advisory firms including Accenture, Singer Lewak CPAs & UBS.

The love of helping people and propensity for problem solving that led Natalie to launch Cobalt PacWest | CPAs & Tax Advisors. “I’ve always loved solving problems for people, and the tax profession certainly provides plenty of opportunities helping others". 


Natalie has been a Board-certified Public Accountant (CPA) n the State of California since 2006. Natalie is an active member of the  AICPA, AICPA Tax Section and AICPA Women in the Profession. Natalie obtained her B.S. in Economics from the University of California, Irvine. 

A lifetime resident of California, Natalie is an avid outdoor enthusiast, enjoy swimming, running, hiking and yoga throughout California, leading and participating in events strengthening our community and providing the next generation the guidance, tools and resources they need to succeed.

Natalie takes great pride being easily accessible to as time-sensitive decisions can't always wait. Feel free to reach Natalie directly by phone or by email @

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