With over four decades of experience as a Founding Partner and Managing Visionary Partner at RBZ, LLP, a prestigious public accounting firm in Los Angeles, I've established myself as a trusted advisor in the fields of taxation, estate planning, and charitable giving. My primary focus has been on serving clients within the real estate industry, high net-worth individuals and their families, and closely-held businesses.
Athena graduated from CSUN in Spring 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Professional Accountancy. She was an active member of BAP since Fall 2020, holding directorships in Social Events and Weekend Seminar, and serving as VPO for a semester. Athena also worked on collaborations with the CSUN EY Center for Careers, encouraging students to use on-campus services for recruiting and professional development. During the pandemic, Athena played a crucial role in transitioning our events back to in-person, organized a successful B.A.A.M. Game Night, and maintained active membership and online engagement. She's now an auditor at KPMG.
As a multifaceted leader within Beta Alpha Psi, I hold the positions of Vice President of Membership, Director of Finance, and Director of Tutoring. In my role as Vice President of Membership, I prioritize building a strong sense of community among our members. As Director of Finance, I am responsible for managing our organization's budget and financial planning. Additionally, as the Director of Tutoring, I provide essential academic support to our members, helping them excel in accounting, finance, and information systems. My commitment to academic excellence, networking, and overall chapter growth drives my dedication to the success of Beta Alpha Psi.
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In my heartwarming journey with Beta Alpha Psi (BAP), I was honored to serve as President, Secretary (Exec), and Director of Tutoring. Each role was a chapter of growth, filled with responsibilities that nurtured my empathy, leadership, and organizational prowess. BAP wasn’t just an organization; it was a supportive family that fueled my passion, guiding me towards incredible achievements and personal betterment. It imparted invaluable life lessons and professional ethics, sculpting my character with resilience, compassion, and a spirit of servitude. Every encounter and challenge at BAP has been a treasured experience, deeply influencing my pathway to becoming the caring and accomplished individual I am today.
As the Director of Tutoring for Intermediate Financial Accounting 3, I've dedicated myself to guiding students through the complexities of accounting. My membership with Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) at CSUN, the premier Accounting Honors Society, was a pivotal chapter in my academic journey. Through BAP, I not only refined my technical expertise but also imbibed invaluable lessons in leadership, collaboration, and dedication. This holistic growth deepened my passion for teaching and reinforced my belief in nurturing students with compassion and understanding. My experiences have shaped my mission: to ensure every student not only learns but thrives in the world of accounting.
I held the roles of Tech Meetings Director and Vice President of Activities (VPA) during my dedicated service at BAP, where I played a pivotal role in fostering a collaborative and innovative environment. Proudly a lifetime member of BAP, I remain committed to contributing to the community's ongoing growth and success. Currently, I bring my wealth of experience to the assurance practice at PwC, where I consistently strive for excellence in delivering top-tier services