Dan O’Connor Named Partner At Haskell & White LLP

O’Connor will serve as partner in the Firm’s Tax Services Group

IRVINE, Calif., (Sept. 21, 2007) – Haskell & White LLP, one of the largest locally owned accounting and business consulting firms in Orange County, today announced Dan O’Connor’s promotion to Tax Partner. As partner, O’Connor will help lead the firm’s Tax Services Group.

“Dan’s history at our firm, as well as his previous experience, has armed him with the exact blend of strengths we are looking for in a partner,” said Wayne Pinnell, managing partner at Haskell & White. “His experience serving companies primarily operating across all facets of the real estate industry makes him a natural choice for partner in the Tax Services Group, where he will continue to bolster our niche in the real estate arena.”

Prior to joining Haskell & White in 1999, he had more than seven years of experience with several regional firms, where he served a variety of industries including real estate, retail, manufacturing and distribution.

“Haskell & White has assembled an outstanding group of experienced, client-focused team members dedicated to the firm’s success,” said O’Connor. “As partner, I’m eager to take a lead role in the continued growth of our organization as we serve our clients and capitalize on new opportunities.”

About Haskell & White LLP

Haskell & White is one of the largest independently owned accounting, auditing and tax consulting firms in Southern California, specializing in servicing public and private middle market companies. Haskell & White combines the expansive services, knowledge, experience and reach of national and international accounting firms with the personal attention, responsiveness and affordability of a local organization. Haskell & White works with companies in a broad range of industries including real estate, manufacturing, distribution, technology, and retail. The firm provides solid expertise and services to its clients in the tax and audit disciplines, including advising SEC registrants and consulting on mergers and acquisitions. Further information on Haskell & White can be found on the firm website, www.hwcpa.com.