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Gordon Ciano Joins Kobayashi, Kanetoku, Doi, Lum & Yasuda As Audit Partner

Gordon Ciano

Kobayashi, Kanetoku, Doi, Lum & Yasuda CPAs (KKDLY), one of Hawaii’s largest CPA firms, has welcomed Gordon Ciano as its newest partner. Ciano was most recently audit partner and partner-in-charge of human resources and recruiting for the Honolulu office of KPMG LLP.

With nearly 40 years of accounting experience in the banking, insurance, hospitality, and real estate industries, as well as the public sector, Ciano brings a wealth of expertise to the firm, where he will provide audit and advisory services for corporate, nonprofit, and public-sector clients. Ciano earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Hawaii, and was a 2010 recipient of the Shidler College of Business Hall of Honor Award.

In addition to his professional duties, Ciano served on the Hawaii State Board of Accountancy for eight years and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Boy Scouts of America, Aloha Council. He also belongs to the AICPA, the Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Hawaii Captive Insurance Council.

“Gordon has built a vast knowledge base during his career, and he is a very active participant in industry associations and organizations,” said Tax Partner Stanford Lum, “We are very pleased to have someone of his caliber join our team, and we’re looking forward to the leadership and guidance he will provide for the firm.”

Founded in 1990, KKDLY offers a wide range of services including Accounting; Audits, Review, and Compilations; Bookkeeping/Write-Up; Financial Statements; Financial Forecasts and Projections; Tax Services; Tax Planning and Preparation; IRS Representation; Payroll Services; Estate and Trust Tax Preparation; Accounting Software Selection and Implementation; Business Succession Planning; Estate Planning; Financial Planning; Retirement Planning; Business Consulting; Pension and Profit Sharing Plans; Investment Review; and Business Entity Selection. KKDLY is a member of the BDO Seidman Alliance. BDO is the world’s fifth largest international accounting and consulting network. For more information, visit its website at www.kdlcpa.com


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