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Wael El Khalafawi, CPA, MBT

Wael El Khalafawi began his career with Deloitte Touch International in Egypt then joined Deloitte Tax, LLP in Los Angeles, CA and worked as a senior tax advisor in the Private Client Advisors practice where he provided tax, consulting and financial related services for highly compensated individuals, closely-held corporations and professional service companies. Prior to that, Mr. Khalafawi spent four years with a regional CPA firm based in West Los Angeles where he supervised corporate, individual and partnership tax returns, and was responsible for tax planning and firm administration.

Mr. Khalafawi holds a BS Degree in Accounting and a Masters Degree in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California. His professional affiliations include membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves on the board of several non-profit organizations including the New Horizon School.