PASADENA, Calif., June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles Osaki, CPA, has been elected president of the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA.org) Education Foundation for 2016-17 at the annual meeting of the CalCPA Council at the Langham Huntington Hotel. Osaki previously served as first vice president.
In accepting his new position, Osaki said that the courses offered by the Education Foundation can help young accounting and financial professionals succeed in their chosen career paths. He noted that the Foundation is embracing technological advancements, including use of analytics and cloud computer services, to expand content delivery more efficiently and effectively.
"We will try creative business models and come up with innovative products and services to effectively serve our customers," Osaki said. "We are laying the groundwork to continue our success in an extremely competitive environment."
Osaki is a principal in human relations for Squar Miller LLP, Newport Beach, California. He is a former chair and continuing member of the CalCPA's Accounting Education & Careers Committee and a member of the advisory committee for the master of science in taxation program at California State University, Northridge.
Osaki holds a bachelor's degree in business economics (accounting emphasis) from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
About CalCPA and CalCPA Education Foundation
Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) (www.calcpa.org) is the nation's largest state accounting organization and the largest CPA association in California. It serves more than 40,000 members in public practice, private industry, education and government. Through CalCPA Institute, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, CalCPA members provide financial literacy programs to high schools and community groups.
The CalCPA Education Foundation is the nation's largest CPE (continuing professional education) provider associated with a state CPA society and offers more than 1,400 live and webcast sessions, 13 conferences and five destination CPE weeks.
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SOURCE CalCPA Education Foundation