CW Associates

CW Associates, CPAs: Accounting professionals who exhibit honesty, respect and teamwork

CW Associates, CPAs, is one of the top firms in Hawaii because of its strong and good reputation in the accounting industry. The firm has been a significant professional resource for several entities and their management team since it provides accounting, auditing, and other assurance services to for-profit and nonprofit corporations.


CW Associates, CPAs, currently has more than 20 professional staff and other committed professional support. Each of them has an extensive experience in business and accountancy because all of them has been a part of different and major accounting businesses throughout Hawaii and in the Pacific Islands.


The continued success of CW Associates, CPAs, is no doubt because of the hardwork of their staff. They are always committed to provide the best services to numerous businesses and their owners. Each of them has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration or accounting, and also a licensed CPA. Most of them are also dynamic members of several organizations related to accounting.


Carleton Williams is the one who founded CW Associates, CPAs, in July 2008. He has more than 30 years of public accounting experience. He also demonstrates his exceptional capabilities in an international accounting firm called Deloitte for 11 years.


With also more than 30 years of public accounting experience, Rodney Harano became the managing partner of CW Associates, CPAs. His professional experience is focused on helping businesses and their owners.


With more than 27 years of public accounting experience, Terri Fujii serves as the audit partner of CW Associates, CPAs. She is also a proud professional with 10 years of experience with Ernst & Young.


With more than 15 years of public accounting experience, Mark Hayes acts as the tax partner of CW Associates, CPAs. He has five years of broad experience with Ernst & Young in Honolulu. He also has seven years of professional experience in a certified public accounting firm in Los Angeles and another seven years of wide experience as the corporate tax director at Outrigger Hotels & Resorts.


One of the tax partners of CW Associates, CPAs, and also its personal financial specialist is Melanie King. She has six years of experience managing the Trust Tax Department of Bank of Hawaii, and 11 years of accounting experience with Pricewaterhouse Coopers.


With more than 26 years of public accounting experience, Lori Taira works as the tax senior manager of CW Associates, CPAs. She’s also been a part of Deloitte for 19 years before joining the firm.


With more than eight years of public accounting experience, Lauren Bresnahan performs as the audit manager of CW Associates, CPAs. She’s also been a proud member of an international accounting firm in Washington, D.C. and Honolulu for five years called KPMG.


Furthermore, Mark Inafuku is also the audit manager of the firm and has been a part of KPMG in Honolulu before joining CW Associates, CPAs.


Without the great efforts of the people mentioned above, CW Associates, CPAs wouldn’t become this successful. The firm has its good reputation today because of the important contributions of these professionals.