Haskell & White LLLP Promotes Patrick Ross to Audit Partner in Irvine Office

Irvine, Calif. – Haskell & White LLP, one of Southern California’s largest independently
owned accounting, auditing and tax consulting firms with offices in Orange County and
San Diego, announces the promotion of Patrick Ross to partner in the Audit and Business Advisory Service Group.

“Pat’s extensive knowledge in auditing standards and successful track record in his work with public companies have been instrumental in the Haskell & White’s growth and success,” said Wayne Pinnell, managing partner at Haskell & White LLP. “He is a valuable asset and we are pleased to have him join the ranks of partner at the Firm.”

Ross joined Haskell & White in 1998 as manager and has progressed through the various levels, most recently as principal. With 15 years of public accounting experience, Ross provides services to the Firm’s diverse client base, which includes public and private companies. He is currently focusing on expanding the Firm’s business advisory capabilities to assists clients in achieving their growth and profit goals.

A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, with a bachelor’s degree in economics, Ross is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is licensed by the California State Board of Accountancy. He is an active member of Orange County On Track, a Santa Ana-based youth mentoring and leadership organization, where he serves as board chairman. Ross is a resident of Orange, Calif.

About Haskell & White LLP

Haskell & White LLP 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. With locations in Irvine and San Diego, Haskell & White combines the expansive services, knowledge, experience and reach of national and international accounting firms with the personal attention, responsiveness and value 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’s website, www.hwcpa.com.