LOS ANGELES, CA [September 28, 2023] – KROST’s Assurance & Advisory Principal, Keith Hamasaki, CPA, has been appointed as Trustee of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) Education Foundation. Keith has served as a board member for the CalCPA Los Angeles Chapter since 2015 and has gained years of experience through his roles as Secretary, Vice President, and President. As the newly named Education Foundation Trustee, Keith will meet with the Board of Trustees to set policies, strategies, goals, and financial parameters.

“Congratulations to Keith on his election as Trustee of the CalCPA Education Foundation. It is inspiring to witness his professional growth, not only in our organization, but also in our community. May this leadership role be another stepping stone towards even greater achievements and opportunities. We are confident that Keith’s expertise and commitment will contribute immensely to our mission to help advance individuals and the profession.” 
Jason C. Melillo, CPA – CEO, KROST

The California Certified Public Accountants Education Foundation was founded in 1966 and is a 501(c)(3) organization. The Education Foundation is overseen by a 15-member Board of Trustees, including Chair, First Vice Chair, Treasurer, Vice Chair, Immediate Past Chair, CEO, and nine Trustees. Trustees are elected annually by a nominating committee. They may serve a maximum of three two-year terms.

Keith is not only a contributing member of the organization, but he is also the Practice Leader of KROST Business Intelligence (KBI) and KROST Fund Admin Solutions. For any questions regarding KBI, please feel free to contact us.

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Established in 1939 in Pasadena, California, KROST is a full-service Certified Public Accounting and Consulting firm serving individual and business clients of various sizes and industries. With a team of experienced professionals, KROST is committed to delivering innovative solutions that drive growth and success. Smaller-scale businesses can receive resources that are otherwise not accessible to them through talented professionals who have experience working with multimillion-dollar corporations and individuals. Along with providing traditional services, such as TaxAccounting, and Assurance & Advisory, KROST also provides special services, including Client Accounting Services (CAS)Mergers & AcquisitionsWealth ManagementTax Specialty ServicesKROST Business Intelligence (KBI), and Fund Admin Solutions.