CalCPA: From Community College to CPA – Your Professional Journey

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O&S Staff Accountant John Eichelberger will be a featured panel member at the CalCPA sponsored event “From Community Collge to CPA.” This will be an evening for business students and their friends to learn about transferring to a 4-year college, and the path to becoming a CPA, from the pros. This event, open to Saddleback College and area college students, will provide practical advice to help students on their career path. The event begins at 5:30 with registration and dinner, followed by speakers addressing the transfer process, current students discussing their experiences, and professionals in the field talking about the profession and giving practical advice.

Major Subjects:

  • Opportunities available as a CPA
  • Finding community at a four-year institution
  • Transfer advice
  • Professional panel on career development

    AGENDA
    5:30–6 P.M./Registration & Dinner; 6–8 P.M./Program

    5:30 PM
    Registration and Reception
    6:00 PM
    Welcome and Introductions
    David Lo
    Sr. Strategic Relations Manager, California Society of CPAs
    John Jaramillo
    Dean, Economic & Workforce Development, Business & Science Division
    Saddleback College
    Don Bowman
    Accounting Dept. Chair, Saddleback College
    Elliot Stern
    President (TBD), Saddleback College
    TBD – CalCPA Orange County/Long Beach Chapter
    6:10 PM
    The Limitless Opportunities as a CPA
    6:20 PM
    Transfer Your Way to CPA
    6:35 PM
    Finding Community at Four Year Institution
    Argelia Diaz
    Chapman University
    Adrian Llorente
    CSU Fullerton
    Garrett Mentz
    CSU Fullerton
    Chris Pinkstaff
    CSU Long Beach
    Spencer Zone
    CSU Fullerton
    7:05 PM
    Navigating Your Journey to Becoming a CPA Professional
    John Eichelberger
    Staff Accountant, Onisko & Scholz LLP
    Phil Hirsch, CPA
    Founder & Managing Director, Cervus Group
    Sara Khatib, CPA
    Senior Auditor, Windes
    Cecily Livingston
    Staff Accountant, Murphy, Murphy & Murphy
    7:45 PM
    Q&A
    7:55 PM
    Closing
    David Lo
    Sr. Strategic Relations Manager, California Society of CPAs