Windes Elects James Cordova as Managing Partner
Leading California accounting and advisory firm Windes, announced the appointment of James Cordova as Managing Partner after an election by the firms partners. Cordova will succeed John Di Carlo, who will transition to the Windes' board of directors. In his new role, Cordova will manage the executive team at Windes.
"As with my predecessors who have approached the firm's mandatory retirement age, we have planned this change of leadership for the past two years," says Di Carlo. "It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as the firm's managing partner. I am pleased that I will be continuing my professional relationships with clients, colleagues, and friends of the firm. The firm's excellence in technical ability and client service will flourish under Jim's strong and capable leadership."
Cordova, who joined Windes in 1991, becomes the firm's eighth Managing Partner since being founded 96 years ago. Since joining Windes, Cordova has been instrumental in the firm's growth. He most recently served as the firm's chairman of the Tax & Accounting Services department, a position he has held since 2008.
"I'm grateful for John's leadership these past eleven years as we have grown the firm with two successful mergers, transformed the Windes brand, and instituted progressive workflow processes," says Cordova. "I look forward to continuing to improve and grow the firm. I am confident that the firm will continue to thrive during these unprecedented times."