Carol Suruki-Carmany
Partner
Partner in Charge, Los Angeles and Woodland Hills offices
CPA

Biography

Carol has practiced public accounting since 1991. She has significant experience in accounting, auditing, and general business and management consulting, serving multigenerational family-owned and private equity–managed manufacturers, distributors, and other consumer product companies. Carol provides assurance services to middle-market clients that sell products to retail and distribution channels including mass, club, grocery, e-commerce, restaurants, spas, and hotels. Her clients include companies with worldwide international subsidiaries.

The California Society of Certified Public Accountants honored Carol with the prestigious Women to Watch Experienced Leader Award in 2010, and she was elected to a board position with the organization in 2011. She was also awarded the San Fernando Business Journal’s Trusted Advisor award in 2011.

Selected Publications

  • "The Food and Beverage Industry in Los Angeles: A Roundtable Discussion" (Los Angeles Business Journal, July 2018)
  • "Money Efficiency" (Digger Magazine, April 2018)
  • "The Food and Beverage Industry in Los Angeles: A Roundtable Discussion" (Los Angeles Business Journal, July 2015)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Food and Agriculture Industry Update, Moderator
    (Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) 101, March 2018)
  • Food and Agriculture Industry Update, Moderator
    (Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) 101, March 2017)
  • Investments and M&A
    (Moss Adams Natural Resources Conference, May 2016)
  • From Farm to Shelf: Healthy Growth in Organic and Natural Foods
    (Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) 101, March 2013)

Professional Affiliations

  • Board member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants (2011-2013)
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Fresh Produce and Floral Council

Education

  • BS, accounting, California State University Northridge