Adrian Stern

Lecturer, Advanced Managerial Finance in Nonprofit Organizations
adrian.stern [at]
(310) 440-1259
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B.A. University of Michigan
M.S. University of Southern California

Adrian Stern is a founding member of Clumeck Stern Schenkelberg & Getzoff and has been engaged in public accounting since 1979, specializing in the areas of management consulting and the installation and evaluation of data processing systems. He is experienced in expert witness testimony regarding computer systems, damage calculations, loss of earnings and professional malpractice cases. Adrian provides consultation to CPA firms regarding valuations, mergers and acquisitions. He is also experienced in auditing and accounting involving various types of manufacturing, distribution and professional service clients as well as real estate operations and acquisitions.

Adrian is the recipient of the 1991 and 2009 Instructor Excellence Award from the California CPA Education Foundation. He is the author and instructor of numerous California CPA Education Foundation's courses including "How to Buy and Sell CPA Practices,” "Excel for CPAs.,” “Legal and Financial Aspects of Restructuring and Liquidation,” “Stopping Fraud in Your Business,” “Finding and Evaluating Frauds: A Case Study Approach,” and “Advanced Fraud Case Study”. He is also the author and editor for the Harcourt Brace book, "CPAs Complete Billing and Collection Handbook" and an editor of the "Managing and Accounting Practice Guide" published by the AICPA. Adrian has lectured all across the United States speaking on various topics to over 10,000 fellow CPAs in 20 states.

Adrian is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a past member of the Board of Trustees for the California CPA Education Foundation. Adrian has also served on many committees and task forces for the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Education Foundation.

Adrian is the past Chairman of Partners in Care Foundation as well as past chairman of the audit committee. He is a past member of the executive committee and former treasurer for Temple Adat Elohim. He is also currently the Chairman of California Center for Public Health Advocacy as well as the former treasurer. Adrian is also currently the treasurer for the LAFD Foundation a group that supports the local fire departments.

Adrian earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in 1979 and his Masters of Science degree from the University of Southern California in 2017.