Meet The Team

Rodney J. Couts

Rodney J. Couts, Enrolled Agent, serves as the Founder and President of Seaside Resources, Inc. located in Carlsbad, CA. As a distinguished firm, Seaside Resources excels in providing expert taxation and advisory services tailored to the unique needs of small businesses, real estate investors, and individuals.

Rod is a proud alumnus of Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting. In 2005, he achieved the prestigious Enrolled Agent designation and simultaneously established Seaside Resources, showcasing his commitment to excellence in the field.

Rod's commitment to learning is evident in his extensive teaching experience, spanning over a decade. He has been an instructor of tax and business courses for professionals, contributing valuable insights to the field. As the former President of the California Society of Tax Consultants (CSTC), Rod has not only led the organization but also delivered insightful lectures to audiences at CSTC, the California Society of Enrolled Agents, and the National Association of Tax Professionals. Additionally, he plays a crucial role as a moderator for CSTC webinars, further showcasing his expertise and engagement in the professional community.

Rod's expertise in vehicle and equipment leasing has garnered recognition with articles featured in reputable publications such as Forbes, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, LEAR's, and Working Mother. Notably, his contributions to the Federal Reserve Board's Leasing Education Task Force earned commendation from former Chairman Alan Greenspan. Beyond print media, Rod has made notable appearances as a guest speaker on various television and radio programs, including CNN's Moneyline, Motor Week, Fox on Consumers, and KNX News Radio.

Rod champions the idea that embracing advanced knowledge and leveraging technology will ultimately enhance client value and satisfaction.