Spotlight | Vasquez & Company, LLP
Vasquez & Company, LLP is recognized by Hispanic Lifestyle as a company that has Survived and Thrived. Their efforts will be celebrated at our 2016 SoCal Business Expo and Conference on June 9, 2016 at the Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center.
One of California’s most venerable accounting firms, Vasquez & Company, LLP has earned a reputation for unwavering commitment to providing cost effective, high caliber solutions to today’s complex business challenges. For over 45-years Gilbert R. Vasquez, past President of the California Board of Accountancy, has stewarded a public accounting practice dedicated to honesty, integrity and excellence. Vasquez’s diverse and talented team helps to define the future of the accounting profession through a client service philosophy characterized by reliability, knowledge and responsiveness to businesses in the government, private, public and nonprofit sectors.
Vasquez & Company, LLP is the largest Hispanic-owned auditing and consulting services firm west of the Mississippi River is the epitome of a business that survived and thrived the great recession. Boasting a diverse array of clients, including publicly traded and privately held companies and clients in the nonprofit and government sectors, the firm was able to weather the financial crisis with little disruption to their business. Given their expertise, Vasquez & Company was able to provide strategic counsel and direction to their clients, helping many of them to identify strategic cost-cutting and borrowing opportunities that allowed them to rebuild and even exceed their businesses to pre-2008 levels.
As their clients flourished, the firm has as well, growing from 35 employees in 2008 to a tightly-run team of 65 employees by 2016. When asked about the secret to his firm’s success, Managing Partner, Gil Vasquez said, “Our firm competes with the largest accounting firms because our service is the best, our talent exceeds our clients’ expectations, and our reputation is unparalleled.”
Vasquez & Company, LLP has a long history of recruiting and attracting top Latino talent, and for creating dynamic opportunities for Latinos at all levels. Several of the firm’s partners and employees champion community based efforts as volunteers proving that Latino-led organizations can do well for the community while performing at the highest levels of their profession. Mr. Vasquez is currently the chairman of the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting enhanced business opportunities for Latinos and the Latino community.
Nominated by David A. Roman