Congratulations to Mary O. Akpovi who has won the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s Lifetime Achievement award. The awards honor the Valley’s most successful and accomplished women who have had a positive impact on the community. Mary is pictured holding her award with partners (from left to right) Chris Passmore (Managing Partner), Tes Macaraya (Head of Tax) and Kevin Holmes (Head of Audit and Assurance).
Below is an excerpt of the article which appeared in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.
Mary O. Akpovi is a highly regarded CPA and business advisor and is known for her ability to handle complex financial, tax and compliance matters for individuals, businesses, estates and trusts. She earned four degrees, including a Ph.D. Mary and her partners launched their firm in 1991. Today, Martini Akpovi Partners of Encino has 46 employees with two offices and serves clients not only in the United States but all over the world. She has been an active volunteer, serving organizations helping those with disabilities and the homeless, among others. She helped establish a vocational training center in Sierra Leone, and she helps support an orphanage and medical facility in Uganda.