Congratulations to Mary Akpovi, one of the firm’s founding partners, who has been included in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s 2019 Most Influential List. Mary has been recognized in the Advisor category for the second year in a row. The publication credits 200 leaders for their contribution to the community and local economy. The article below was published in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.
Mary Akpovi, Ph.D., is a partner with the accounting firm of Martini Akpovi Partners in Encino. Akpovi is a certified public accountant with a focus on tax and consulting in the areas of estate planning, mergers and acquisitions and international operations. She holds a doctorate in business administration and a master’s in business taxation from the University of Southern California, along with a master’s in business administration from Santa Clara University. Akpovi devotes significant time to volunteering with various local and foreign charities that serve women, orphans and the homeless. She has sat on the boards of Exceptional Children Foundation and the Valley Rescue Mission and received the Business Journal’s Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Women’s Council last year.
Favorite place to visit:
Hope of the Valley Van Nuys Help Center – where the homeless are helped and encouraged.
Economy a year from now:
It should be up because all economic indicators are currently favorable.
Building / re-building lives wherever they may be, in whatever ways I can.