Celina is a retired audit partner of KPMG LLP. Throughout her 39 years with KPMG, she provided accounting and auditing services for a wide variety of public and private clients, specializing in the real estate, investment management, civil engineering, medical device, life sciences, pharmaceutical and title insurance industries.
Celina led KPMG’s building, construction and real estate practice in the firm’s Orange County office, served on KPMG’s partnership audit committee, and co-led the Orange County Chapter of KPMG’s Network of Women. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in business economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is currently the immediate past president of the Board of Directors of Human Options, a non-profit organization focused on ending the cycle of domestic violence. Celina also formerly chaired the advisory board for the University of California at Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business, program for real estate management.