An accomplished financial professional with experience spanning investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, debt structuring, and compliance, James Kasim has served in a number of senior management capacities. A licensed CPA since 1994, James Kasim is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA).
With 40,000 members covering 14 chapters statewide, the California State Society of Certified Public Accountants serves as a valuable networking platform for California CPAs. The organization also supports members in advancing their careers via a host of professional development resources including both in-person and remote learning opportunities.
CalCPA members can choose from over 1,300 events presented both in person and via webcast, with focus areas ranging from business ethnics and fraud prevention to strategies for training accounting staff. Each year, CalCPA hosts a total of 19 conferences concentrating on emerging trends across all accounting sectors, as well as CPE Weeks, which give members an opportunity to attend up to 40 hours of continuing education courses at multi-day programs in San Diego, San Luis, Palm Springs, Monterey, and Lake Tahoe. For accounting professionals in need of more flexible CPE opportunities, CalCPA also offers 150 self-study courses in on-demand, webcast and PDF formats, in addition to facilitating convenient onsite learning programs at its members’ offices.
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