Steve Austin – Chairman

sAustinSteve Austin manages audit, SEC, Sarbanes-Oxley, and business consulting engagements with a focus on technology, manufacturing, service, real estate, social media, and non-profit organizations.

He is the author of the book “Rise of the New Ethics Class.” Steve speaks worldwide on governance, Sarbanes-Oxley, and IFRS matters and writes articles published by the AICPA.

Professional Experience

1998 – Present   Swenson Advisors, LLP – Firm Managing Partner
1996 – 1998   McGladrey & Pullen, LLP – Audit Partner
1976 – 1996   Price Waterhouse, LLP – Audit Partner

Board of Directors | Audit Committee Chairman*

  • Brandman University – Regent
  • Faith Community Church by the Sea – Elder
  • Family Heritage Foundation – Board of Directors
  • Global Business Solutions San Diego – Board of Directors
  • Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – Board of Directors*
  • InSoCal CONNECT – Chairman of the Board
  • Integra International – Board of Directors
  • Reason Why International – Board of Directors
  • Red Flag Group (Hong Kong)* – Board of Directors
  • Santa Fe Christian Schools* – Finance and Endowment Committees
  • Summit Ministries* – Chairman of the Board

Thought Leadership | Speaking Engagements

  • Accounting Day – 2004 to present
  • AICPA National CFO Conference – 2009 to 2012
  • AICPA National Audit Committee Forum – 2010 to 2012
  • CPA Canada Conference for Audit Committees – 2015
  • CCH – SOX/IFRS workshop (Shanghai China) – 2010
  • Hot Topics Seminar – 2008 to present
  • Integra International conferences – 2000 to present
  • Shanghai University of Finance and Economics – IFRS workshop – 2010

Professional Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant – California and Georgia

Education

  • University of Georgia – Terry College of Business, MBA
  • Bob Jones University

Family

Steve is married to his wife Gail for 40 years and has 3 daughters, Krista, Stephanie and Sarah.   He is also a proud Grandfather of twin grandchildren.

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