SANTA ANA, Calif., July 5, 2011 – Wayne Pinnell, managing partner at Haskell & White LLP, has been elected president of the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Ana. As president, Pinnell will oversee fundraising efforts for the Santa Ana chapter, which recently earned a 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management.
The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Ana offers academic, physical fitness and life skills programs to children in need. The 31-member Board ensures that the organization runs effectively and efficiently, while forming valuable relationships with partners and investors throughout Orange County.
“Haskell & White continues to be committed to spending our time and sharing our expertise with a variety of non-profit organizations in Orange County. The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Ana is doing critical work in our community and I’m proud to be able to steer the Board at a time when these services are needed more than ever,” said Pinnell, who has served on the Board for the past seven years and most recently held a three-year stint as vice president.
Haskell & White LLP is one of the largest independently owned accounting and business advisory firms in Southern California. Founded in 1988, H&W has maintained a proactive role in contributing to the Orange County community. The spirit of giving extends through the entire firm, with its partners and other staff members upholding Haskell & White’s enduring commitment to corporate responsibility by serving on boards, providing treasurer services, joining committees and generously donating to these organizations.
In addition to Pinnell’s volunteer work at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Ana, he was most recently chairman of Laura’s House, a 2010 Pink Tie Guy with the Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and a member of the OC Sheriff’s Advisory Council. Pinnell is an adjunct faculty member at Cal State Fullerton’s Mihaylo College, where he has served as an officer of the Accounting Advisory Association and on the Board of Directors of the Center for Corporate Reporting & Governance.
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.