Partner, has over 30 years of experience in public accounting as a partner in CW Associates, CPAs, and as a sole practitioner and partner in other local accounting firms, following an introduction into the profession with the international accounting firm of Grant Thornton. The focus of his professional experience has been businesses and their owners. Rodney obtained a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Chaminade University after graduating from the University of Hawaii with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He is a certified public accountant, licensed in the State of Hawaii, and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He is a past president of the Hawaii Society of CPAs who also was Hawaii’s first member of the Board of Directors of the AICPA. He continues to serve on select committees of the AICPA. Rodney is also a past President of Oahu Country Club and served as the Treasurer of the Honolulu Council of The Navy League.