Executive's vast financial experience bolsters leadership

within Southern California middle-market auditing and tax consulting firm

 

Irvine, Calif.- Haskell & White, one of Southern California's largest independently owned accounting, auditing and tax consulting firms, has hired Eleanor Schultz as the firm's director of finance and administration.

In her new role, Schultz will oversee the firm's internal accounting and finance functions, human resources, and facilities and will play a key role in assisting with the firm's overall strategic direction.

"Eleanor is a tremendous asset for our growing firm," said Managing Partner Wayne Pinnell. "Given her vast financial experience, we are confident that she will excel in working closely with the partners on the firm's strategic initiatives."

With 18 years of experience in financial leadership and accounting positions, she has expertise in developing financial controls and establishing policies and procedures to optimize efficiency, reduce costs and maximize profitability.

Previously, Schultz was director of finance for a sales and marketing company, where she oversaw the divisional controllers and their staff, managed the accounting and finance functions for the marketing platform and served as a business partner to the president and her executive leadership team. Prior to that, she managed the more than $2.5 billion advertising sales revenue budget for a national broadcasting company. She also has held various accounting and controller positions in New York City before relocating to Southern California in 2007. Schultz graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting from Binghamton University.

About Haskell & White LLP

Haskell & White LLP is one of the largest independently owned accounting, auditing and tax consulting firms in Southern California, 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. Find out more at www.hwcpa.com. Connect with Haskell & White at www.facebook.com/haskellandwhite and www.twitter.com/haskellandwhite.