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Keith Hollander

AGE: 29

Director of real estate accounting

Mengali Accountancy, Inc.

205 Foss Creek Circle, Healdsburg, 95448

707.431-0600

www.mengali.com

Keith Hollander of Healdsburg’s Mengali Accountancy wins an 11th annual Forty Under 40 award from North Bay Business Journal.

Responsibilities with your company: Provide high quality client service that meets or exceeds clients expectations. Provide tax and financial advice to clients and internal staff. Development of staff assigned to the division. Manage property review, tax prep file, audit review, and budget review deadlines.

How do you exemplify the spirit of being a top Forty Under 40 professional?: I continually strive for excellence in my professional and personal life every day, believing that this is a goal you reach for more with each day.

Years with company: Three

Length of time in current position: Four months

Number of employees who report to you: Five

Greatest professional accomplishment: Passing all my CPA exams on the first try while expanding my role with Mengali Accountancy.

Greatest professional challenge: Managing deadlines and pressure of growing career while balancing that with the needs of my growing family.

Best advice received: Treat others how you wish to be treated.

Single most important event in your professional life in the last 12 months: Receiving the offer to become director of real estate accounting and the opportunities/challenges that go along with it.

What steps is your company taking to sustain your organization and morale in the current economy?: Living our values and discussing them monthly with the team to ensure all involved are informed and making decisions based on these shared values.

Next professional goal: Succeed in my current role of director, establishing the trust of my superiors, and becoming partner in the firm.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting

Hometown: Ottsville, Penn.

Mentor/admired businessperson: Nick Hollander, CPA, partner of L&H Consulting

Typical day at the office: Review financial statements, tax returns and capital analysis.

Best place to work outside of your office: In the mountains

Hobbies: Gardening, hiking, snowboarding and making hot sauce

What you wanted to be when you grew up: A cowboy

No. 1 thing you want to accomplish by the time you turn 40: Become partner at a successful firm

First job: Construction

Favorite book: “The Western Garden Book”

Favorite movie: “The Last Waltz”

Favorite after-work drink: Iced tea

Last vacation: Christmas trip back to Pennsylvania to be with family

What does your mom or dad brag most about you?: Courage to move away from home knowing no one in the area and creating a successful life and career.

Keith Hollander

AGE: 29

Director of real estate accounting

Mengali Accountancy, Inc.

205 Foss Creek Circle, Healdsburg, 95448

707.431-0600

www.mengali.com

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