Managing Partner, Haskell & White
WHY: Leads Irvine accounting firm with 75 OC employees, including 38 CPAs. Took top role 2004 after eight years as partner, audit and business advisory services group. Clients public and private, from small family-owned to $500M-plus revenue, M&A, IPOs.
RECENT: In June, firm won 2019 CalCPA Public Service Award, a prestigious statewide award given in recognition of its employees volunteering their time.
QUOTABLE: “Leadership means knowing your client inside and out.”
FUN FACTS: Favorite book, “anything John Grisham ... and the Harry Bosch series from Michael Connelly.”