Instructor Name: Aguiar Carmen J.
Bio: Carmen Julia Aguiar, CPA, CFP® started a multilingual firm, The Aguiar Group, more than 16 years ago in Bellevue. Prior to establishing her firm she worked with Ernst & Young’s New York and Seattle offices.
Carmen has a passion for board governance and has served on professional, not-for-profit, government and corporate boards. She holds a certificate from the National Association of Corporate Directors. She currently serves as a Director of Plaza Bank. Past involvement includes service on the boards of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle, WSCPA, and the SBA National Advisory Committee. She is also past Treasurer of Bellevue Rotary Club and finance and governance advisor to the Bellevue Entrepreneur Center. She is past president of the East King County Estate Planning Council. Carmen has served on the governing council and several committees and special task forces of the AICPA. She is Chair-elect of the WSCPA.
Carmen has received various professional awards, including Puget Sound Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” award, WSCPA President’s Award, WSCPA Vincent Gervais Public Service Award and the Bellevue Business and Professional Women’s Women of the Year.
Carmen enjoys traveling and discovering new places with her husband Cesar and son Felipe.