Jacqueline Akerblom
Managing Partner
Grant Thornton

Jacqueline is Grant Thorntonís Managing Partner for the Southern California practice which includes offices in Los Angeles, Irvine and San Diego. She has nearly 30 years of experience working with principally technology, and other industrial companies as both an audit and corporate finance partner.

Jacqueline is an elected member of the firmís Partnership Board charged with governing the firm on behalf of its partners. In her role as managing partner, Jacqueline leads and manages a staff of over 300 professionals who provide specialty services in audit, tax and consulting. She spent over three years based in Grant Thorntonís London office heading the U.S. transaction services team there. She spent 14 years based in the firms Silicon Valley office in San Jose and has served as the engagement partner on a number of the firm's largest clients. Jacqueline has worked extensively with both complex public and private technology companies throughout her career.

Jacqueline has previously served the firm as the national managing partner for international client service and as one of two U.S. partners on the Grant Thornton International Board of Governors, as well as the national managing partner for womenís initiatives and programs.

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