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Mary O. Akpovi CPA Mary Akpovi, Ph.D., is a principal of her accounting firm, Mary O. Akpovi CPA Inc., which she created in May. She retired in April from the accounting firm Martini Akpovi Partners in Encino, which she co-founded 30 years ago. She is known for devoting significant time to local and foreign charities that serve women, orphans and the homeless. She has sat on the boards of Exceptional Children Foundation and Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission. She recently joined the Woodbury University School of Business Advisory Board. Akpovi received the Volunteer of the Year award from the Business Journal as well as the Business Journal’s Award for Lifetime Achievement. Akpovi is a certified public accountant and holds a doctorate in business administration and master’s degrees in business taxation and business administration. Read more books, ask more questions and listen more BEST ADVICE: closely. FAVORITE BOOK: “The Purpose Driven Life,” by Rick Warren. BUCKET LIST: Hike Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.


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