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Jacqueline F. Akerblom

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West Region Managing Partner

Phone: (949) ***-****  
Email: j***@***.com
Local Address:  Irvine , California , United States
Grant Thornton LLP
175 West Jackson Boulevard 20Th Floor
Chicago , Illinois 60604
United States

Company Description: Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd. Grant Thornton International Ltd. and its member firms are not a worldwide...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • bachelor's degree , business administration in accounting
    University of San Diego
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Our Board of Directors | Goodwill of Orange County, 24 Aug 2015 [cached]
Jacqueline F. Akerblom
Jacqueline is Grant Thornton's West Region Managing Partner which includes 11 offices in the Western United States. She has nearly 30 years of experience working with principally technology, and other industrial companies as both an audit and corporate finance partner.
In her role as regional managing partner, Jacqueline is responsible for the operations of the firm's 11 offices, including over 600 professionals who provide specialty services in audit, tax and consulting. She spent over three years based in Grant Thornton's London office heading the U.S. transaction services team there as well as 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 Southern California practice managing partner, 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 gender diversity. Jacqueline has also served as an elected member of the firm's Partnership Board charged with governing the firm on behalf of its partners.
Jacqueline holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of San Diego.
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Jacqueline F. Akerblom, Managing Partner of Women's Initiatives and Programs, Grant Thornton LLP, San Jose, CA. Jacqueline is the national managing partner of women's initiatives and programs for Grant Thornton, and a number of the programs introduced to the firm through the Women at Grant Thornton initiative are the result of her national leadership in this area. Jacqueline takes full advantage of Grant Thornton's informal job flexibility, which allows her to carry out her work responsibilities and serve her clients as well as make time to be a room mother to her son's classroom and help chaperone field trips. Jacqueline also serves on the board of directors of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Executives, an organization whose primary mission is to provide access to capital for women entrepreneurs in the Silicon Valley.
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Jacqueline F. Akerblom West Region Managing Partner Grant Thornton LLP (accounting) B.A., business administration and accounting, University of San Diego. C.P.A. More than 30 years of experience working with technology and other industrial companies as both an audit services and corporate finance partner. Also has worked on international client services and women's initiatives and programs. CalChamber director since July 2013.
Board of Directors - California Chamber of Commerce, 29 July 2014 [cached]
Jacqueline F. Akerblom West Region Managing Partner Grant Thornton LLP
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Jacqueline Akerblom
Managing Partner, West Region
Jacqueline Akerblom is managing partner of Grant Thornton LLP's West region, which comprises 12 offices in the western United States. Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL), one of the world's leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Akerblom, a member of the firm's Senior Leadership Team, joined Grant Thornton in 1989 as an Audit Services manager in the Los Angeles office. Prior to becoming office managing partner of the firm's Southern California practice in 2012, she served as a technology audit partner and International Business Center director for the San Francisco and San Jose offices. She was the national managing partner of Women's Initiatives and Programs for Grant Thornton from 2007 to 2011, during which time the firm saw the number of women partners increase by 197 percent. Akerblom previously served as the national managing partner for International Client Service and spent nearly four years in Grant Thornton's London office, serving as an advisor to U.S. and European companies on cross-border transactions. A past elected member of the firm's Partnership Board, she was also one of two U.S. partners appointed to the GTIL Board of Governors.
Akerblom is a certified public accountant in California, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is a former executive committee member of the AICPA Women's Initiative. She is a member of the California Chamber of Commerce, a member of the University of San Diego School of Business dean's advisory board and the dean's advisory council at the University of California, Irvine School of Business. She currently serves as a member of the board of directors of the Forum for Corporate Development and on the budget and finance Committee of Goodwill of Orange County.
Akerblom received a bachelor's degree in business administration in accounting from the University of San Diego.
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