IRVINE, Calif. – Irvine-based Haskell & White LLP, one of Southern California’s largest independently owned accounting, auditing and tax consulting firms, announced three promotions from within the organization, further strengthening the firm’s tax and audit and business advisory teams.
Ken Gundersen, a resident of Newport Beach, has been promoted to principal in the firm’s audit and business advisory services department. Gundersen has over 15 years of experience in public accounting and several years of experience as a financial consultant and manager of financial reporting. He joined Haskell & White in January 2007 after several years with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach.
Andy Kennedy, a member of the firm since October 2006, has been promoted to manager in the tax department. Prior to joining Haskell & White, Kennedy gained experience at both Kennedy & Kennedy and Deloitte & Touche. A resident of Newport Beach, Kennedy earned his bachelor’s degree from University of California, Irvine and his Master of Business Taxation from the University of Southern California.
Ian Martini of Irvine has been promoted to manager within the firm’s audit and business advisory services department. Martini joined Haskell & White in October 2008 after 3 years with Deloitte & Touche. He earned his bachelor’s degree and Master of Accounting from the University of Southern California.
“We are so pleased announce the promotions within the firm’s tax and audit departments.” said Wayne Pinnell, Managing Partner of Haskell & White. “Each of these individuals has made substantial contributions to Haskell & White. I am confident that they will continue to deliver the highest level of service to our clients from their new positions.”
Haskell & White is one of the largest independently owned accounting firms in Southern California with their firm headquarters located in Irvine and a second office in San Diego.
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, life science, 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.www.hwcpa.com.