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Los Angeles, California

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  • Manufacturing, Transportation & Distribution
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  • Transportation & distribution
Service Experience
  • Audit & Assurance

Rich Simitian




Executive summary


Rich Simitian is the managing partner of Grant Thornton’s Southern California offices. Over more than 20 years with Grant Thornton, he has provided auditing, accounting, SEC and business advisory services to restaurants, social service organizations, trade associations and real estate, manufacturing, and distribution companies. As a member of the firm’s National Assurance Practice Leadership Committee, Simitian chaired the Continuing Education Task Force for two years. As managing partner of Grant Thornton’s Southern California offices, Simitian instituted a Passion for Our Community program designed to promote and support not-for-profit organizations that touch the people of Grant Thornton.



Professional qualifications and memberships

  • CPA — California
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Council Member


Community involvement

  • Weingart Center, Board Member



  • BS, Accounting, Pace University – New York

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