KROST’s Assurance & Advisory Manager, Mara Garcia, CPA, was nominated for CalCPA’s 2019 Women to Watch Award.

Mara Delivers Focus, Drive, and a Team Attitude

Mara has spent her career translating complex concepts into understandable ideas, so her clients know where they stand in their business. She has successfully helped clients increase efficiencies in business processes by providing advisory services on implementation, accounting solutions, and internal controls; and has developed an expertise in many industries, including not-for-profit, manufacturing and distribution, real estate, construction, and technology. She sits on the Professional Advisory Board for the Accounting, Business and Computer Applications and Business Office Technologies (CABOT) Programs at Glendale Community College, and has spoken at CalCPA and California State University, Northridge, events. In addition, She is a member of CalCPA and AICPA, and a certified member of the AICPA Cybersecurity Advisory Services.

“What sets Mara apart are her tireless efforts to make those around her better. We’re extremely fortunate to have someone work so selflessly to help our team succeed and proud to see these efforts recognized by the CalCPA.” Keith Hamasaki, CPA, Director – Assurance & Advisory

About CalCPA’s Education Foundation Women’s Leadership Forum

CalCPA’s Education Foundation Women’s Leadership Forum brings together more than 300 women from all accounting and finance career stages to share experiences, learn to manage career opportunities and reach goals. The 2019 forum is being held on April 26, 2019 in San Francisco, California.

About CalCPA

CalCPA is a collective of 40,000 of California’s finest CPAs, existing to support the accounting profession. CalCPA has been a leader in continuing education, networking opportunities and resource for decades.

Meet CalCPA’s Women to Watch 2019

For more information about Mara and the other nominees, visit

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