Ms. Bates joined the WG&S, LLP partnership in 2010 and specializes in providing a wide range of personal, business and financial services to the firm’s roster of clients, including actors, writers, directors, producers and music groups. With a degree in business from Lund University in Sweden, Ms. Bates’ professional career began in 1973 when she joined International Business Management where she supervised the company’s Account Managers and provided business management services to a long list of entertainment professionals.

During her tenure at IBM, Ms. Bates attended the University of California – Los Angeles where she earned the designation of Personal Financial Planner and, shortly thereafter, rose to a partnership position. As a valued member of the WG&S team, Ms. Bates continues to provide her experience and expertise to many of the firm’s A-list clientèle. Ms. Bates is married and resides in Toluca Lake, CA.