Terri Fivash CPA, MBA
Manager, Consulting Services
CBIZ MHM, LLC and Mayer Hoffman McCann, P.C.,
An Independent CPA Firm
CBIZ MHM, LLC is currently the seventh largest US accounting services provider. In addition to traditional tax work, CBIZ provides clients with a broad suite of business services that includes financial, employee management, and technology solutions. Attest work is provided by Mayer Hoffman McCann, P.C.
Terri specializes in business consulting and outsourced market, regulatory, and industry research. She works with companies to develop and implement strategic plans targeting market-segment change or adaptation and long-term growth. Her implementation role often includes a period as acting CFO, assistance with systems implementation and personnel training, finance sourcing, asset conversion, and on-going risk management.
Terri graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a BA in Anthropology and Psychology. She later completed advanced accounting and tax law courses at the University of California, Los Angeles. She holds an MBA from CSUCI.
Terri was awarded a Ford Foundation grant to study Russian language and history at the University of Leningrad and, concurrently, to study dance with the Kirov Ballet. Terri credits her experience in the Soviet Union with engendering her continuing focus on the cultural aspects of economic globalization.
Terri is honored to continue her association with the Martin V. Smith School as a BAC member. She looks forward to mentoring business and economics students and helping them to develop the knowledge, experience, and flexibility of thought needed to flourish in our current exciting, but uncertain, economy.