Linda Chicano, CPA

Linda Chicano, CPA


Bachelor of Science in Accounting Drexel University



Linda's company, Chicano, Cluley and Company, merged with Brinker Simpson & Company in February 2013. She has worked extensively in public accounting and has spent her career serving many and varied businesses and individuals. She works with start-ups to large privately-owned companies doing business and tax planning, review and compilation of financial statements, and various types of tax returns.

Linda lives in Chester County. She has three grown children, all of whom are married. She enjoys the Jersey shore, and often visits her son in South Carolina. She spends a lot of time with her two children and their families, who live in Pennsylvania, and she loves to travel. Her hobbies center around needlework of all kinds. Linda is very active in the Pennsylvania Society of Tax and Accounting Professionals. She is currently serving as State President and also serves on several committees.

Accounting is such a rewarding career. Accountants have the opportunity to work with and assist so many people, and to watch businesses grow and flourish. It is an exciting industry, with many different aspects to explore.

Areas of Concentration

  • Tax Planning and Preparation for Business and Individuals

Key Responsibilities

  • Audits
  • Firm peer review
  • Firm quality control
  • Reviews and other Attest Services


  • Certified Public Accountant – Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Chester County Chamber of Commerce
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Society of Tax and Accounting Professionals (PSTAP), State President.