Donald R. Rudkin, MBA, CPA

Practitioner Faculty of Accounting

GSBM Instruction

Phone: (310) 600-1076

Email:  donald.rudkin@pepperdine.edu

Donald R. Rudkin Practitioner Faculty of Accounting

Don Rudkin is a retired audit partner after 36 years at Deloitte. During his tenure at Deloitte, Rudkin served as the lead engagement partner on many of the Los Angeles office public companies and was also the office managing partner for the Woodland Hills office, the Century City office, and the Nevada practice (Las Vegas and Reno offices). Don was the deputy professional practice director responsible for quality control (EQAR) issues in the Los Angeles office for five years, and was the regional compliance officer (west region) responsible for independence, ethics, and compliance issues for seven years.

Education

California State University

Master of Business Administration

California State University

Bachelor of the Arts
Major: Accounting

CPA Certified Public Accountant, Active

Education

California State University

Master of Business Administration

California State University

Bachelor of the Arts
Major: Accounting

CPA Certified Public Accountant, Active

Professional Experience

Meloni Hribal Tratner CPA
2005—Present

Quality Control Consultant
Responsible for quality control review (second partner review) of all financial statements prior to issuance as well as training.

Pepperdine University
2005—Present

Graduate level faculty in the Masters program (Masters of Business Administration and Masters in Applied Finance). Courses taught-Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Auditing and Financial Statement Analysis.

Deloitte & Touche LLP
2005—2012

Regional Compliance Officer (west region)
Responsibilities include consultation on independence, ethics, and CPA licensing
Issues and related training.

1979—2005 Partner (retired in 2005)

Various responsibilities including:
Partner in charge of the Nevada practice (Las Vegas and Reno Offices)
Partner in charge of the Century City office
Partner in charge of the Woodland Hills Office
Deputy Professional Practice Director
Performed quality control review (second partner review) of financial statements
prior to issuance for clients in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, real estate
and the entertainment industries.

1969—1979 Audit staff through senior manager.