Steve Austin is Firm Managing Partner of Swenson Advisors, LLP. Steve specializes in audit and business consulting engagements, with focuses on technology, manufacturing, telecom, software and medical device companies. He is the author of the book, Rise of the New Ethics Class, focusing on Sarbanes-Oxley regulations. Prior to joining Swenson Advisors, Steve had more than 22 years of experience as an audit partner with Price Waterhouse LLP, and with McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, serving both public and private companies, including high tech, manufacturing, and real estate companies. He has addressed complex accounting and reporting issues, including ESOPs, software cost capitalization, business combinations, income taxes, and leading edge business transactions. Steve is a member of the California Society of CPAs and the AICPA. He is past Global Chairman of Integra International and a member of their Global Executive Committee (in charge of Asia). He is also a member and supporter of the Corporate Directors Forum, Global CONNECT, CONNECT, San Diego Venture Group, San Diego Software & Internet Council, and past committee member of The San Diego Mayor’s Pension Reform Committee. He serves on the Board of Directors of Family Heritage Foundation, Pinnacle Networking Group, Sharp Healthcare Foundation, American Heart Association in San Diego (past Chairman), and Santa Fe Christian Schools, and is the Audit Committee Chairman and member of the Board of Directors for San Diego World Trade Center and Avanir Pharmaceuticals (a NASDAQ Company).
Swenson Advisors, LLP, Firm Managing Partner