Ernest D. Miranda
Ernest Miranda has been Partner-in-Charge of Squar Milner’s Audit and Assurance Services Department since 2004 and a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee since 2007. He has over 30 years of experience providing audit/assurance services to SEC/ publicly held and privately held clients and has extensive experience advising clients and providing management and business advisory services.
At different stages of his career, Ernest has served entrepreneurs and publicly traded companies in consumer discretionary, industrial, real estate, technology and financial services. His experience, in addition to audits and assurance, includes a multitude of advisory assignments including capital formation, IPOs, secondary offerings and private placements, mergers and due diligence, underwriting, development of business plans, controls evaluation, mortgage securitization, best practice diagnostics, litigation support, financial restructurings and bankruptcy.
On the corporate side, Ernest has been involved with synthetic leases, sale-leasebacks, litigation support, financial restructurings and bankruptcy. Internationally, he assisted two of Mexico’s largest banks package, arrange, market and sell portfolios of real estate loans collateralized by real estate properties.
Prior to Squar Milner, Ernest was a partner with Grant Thornton LLP for several years leading one of its industry groups in Southern California and served 15 years at Ernst & Young LLP. He was also a controller for a mid-cap bank holding company group for three years.
- Certified Public Accountant, California and Texas
- Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration – University of Texas