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JACK L. CORNELIUS, JR.

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT

CERTIFIED IN FINANCIAL FORENSICS

 

CORNELIUS & COMPANY, CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

1721 Second Street, Suite 201

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 444-9868 / Fax (916) 442-1010

jack@corneliusandcompany.com

 

EDUCATION

 

East Nicolaus High School, 1958.

 

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration with specialization in Accounting, California State University, Sacramento, 1963.

 

Graduate studies in School of Business Administration,

California State University, Sacramento, 1968-1970.

 

At least 40 hours per year continuing education through the Education Division of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants each year from 1963 to present.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

 

1963 - 1966            Staff accountant Porterfield & Co., CPAs (CPA Certificate in 965).  Audit, tax and accounting experience with a variety of clients.

 

1966 - 1968            Disbursing Office, USS Enterprise, United States Navy Reserve

 

1968 - 1977           Supervisor, Manager, Partner, Porterfield & Co., CPAs engagement     responsibility on audit, tax and accounting engagements.  Firm audit partner.

 

1977 - 1983            Founder and Managing Partner, Cornelius & Company, Certified Public Accountants

                               Management responsibility for the firm as well as for client engagements.  Litigation support specialist for the firm.

 

1983 - 1994            Stockholder/Officer, Pfanner & Company Accountancy Corporation           

Management responsibility for a variety of clients.  Litigation support partner for the firm with department responsibilities.

 

1994 - Present            Stockholder/Officer, Cornelius & Company, Certified Public Accountants

                                   Director and litigation consultant

 

LITIGATION EXPERIENCE

 

U.S. Federal Court

·        Accounting malpractice

·        Loss of income

·        Bankruptcy matters

 

Superior Courts of Sacramento, Glenn, Butte, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Nevada, Plumas, Sierra, Yolo, Placer, El Dorado, Solano, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Amador, and Merced Counties

·        Accounting malpractice

·        Business valuation

·        Loss of income

·        Receiverships

·        Martial dissolution matters

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

·        AICPA - Instructor for “Service to Clients, Farmers and Ranchers.”

·        Center for Trial and Appellate Advocacy, Hastings College of Law, Faculty Expert

·        Sacramento Board of Realtors - Seminars on Valuing Businesses

·        Continuing Education of the Bar, Seminar on Dividing Property on Dissolution of Marriage

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

·        American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

·        California Society of Certified Public Accountants

·        Sacramento Collaborative Negotiation Group

·        Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc.

·        Past President of Sacramento Chapter

 

·        Past member of State California Society of Certified Public Accountants

            Careers in the Accounting Profession Committee

            Professional Conduct Committee

            Advertising Task Force

            Chapter Services Enhancement Committee

            Board of Directors

            Public Relations Committee

 

·        Past member of Sacramento Chapter:

            Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards Committee

            Careers in Accounting Committee (Chairman)

            Practice Management Committee

            Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee

            Taxation Committee

            Agribusiness Committee

            Media Coordinator for the Sacramento Chapter

            Ethics Committee (Chairman)

 

·        Current member of Sacramento Chapter:

            Litigation Support Committee

 

·        Associated General Contractors of California

Former member of the State Tax and Industry Finance Committee

 

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

 

·        Past President:

The Board of Trustees, Sacramento Country Day School

The Muscular Dystrophy Association of Sacramento

The Delta Sigma Pi Alumni Club

The Sutter Club

Sacramento Pioneer Association

 

·        Former board member:

Sacramento Country Day School

The Active 20-30 Club of Sacramento

The Trustees Committee of the California Association of Independent Schools

The Sacramento Ballet Association

The Theater Ballet Association

The Seventh Step Foundation

The Muscular Dystrophy Association

Vision Service Plan

The Sutter Club

Easter Seals Society of Sacramento

  

·        Current member:

Rotary Club of Sacramento

Sacramento Pioneer Association

The Sutter Club

Delta Sigma Pi Alumni Club

Public Policy Committee, VSP

Treasurer, Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society Foundation

Executive Committee Member, Leadership Council, U.C. Davis Medical Center

Trustee, Sacramento Pioneer Association Cemetery Trust