Areas of Expertise
Mark has over 48 years of experience providing professional consulting services in financial, accounting, and tax-related areas. He takes the time to learn about his client’s needs, aspirations, and what makes them tick–helping them succeed long-term. Mark also teaches continuing education courses for CPAs and attorneys.
Memberships and Professional Associations
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)
- Audit Oversight Committee Chair, Orange County, California
More About Mark
Mark F. Wille began his accounting career with Arthur Andersen & Co. as an audit and tax accountant. In the mid-1980s, he started a private practice where he served developers, bankers, and the real estate, mortgage, construction, and service industries. He has served on the California State Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards Committee and the Audit Oversight Committee for the County of Orange, California.
Marked received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Southern California and a Master of Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena.
Futbal or football?
“Football – I’ve been a USC season ticket holder since 1973.”
Advice for aspiring CPAs?
“Accounting is an apprenticeship program, so choose a good mentor that will help you develop expertise and good habits. This will give you a great foundation to build upon. Latch on to people with skills and ethics you admire and emulate them.”
“I have multiple heroes from different periods. These people made good decisions, were smart, and had emotional intelligence. Some of those include Winston Churchill and Ronald Regan.”
Chocolate or vanilla?
“I love vanilla ice cream – but my favorite cake is German Chocolate.”