Rob Lee

Rob Lee


Rob Lee, CPA

Partner in Charge of the Carmel Office

Rob joined the Hayashi Wayland team in 2000 and has an impressive track record of helping clients.

Rob specializes in:
Taxation, management advisory and consulting services.

He is known for:
Serving clients with rich experience and working as their “techie translator.” Rob recognizes that not everyone has a mind for accounting, and is known for explaining the technical areas of accounting and taxation in easy-to-understand ways.

He works with:
Individuals, business owners and large extended families.

His best capabilities are:
Keeping a calm demeanor and remembering that it’s okay to have fun in your work.

What Rob enjoys most about his job:
Interacting with clients and sharing in the excitement and challenges they experience in owning and operating a business. He also enjoys helping them navigate their personal finances and life decisions.

Like all members of the Hayashi Wayland team, Rob works outside of the office to help strengthen the community. He is currently Chair for the Monterey Peninsula College Foundation and Board Treasurer for Monterey County Pops!. In the past, Rob served as Chair of the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Audit Committee for Montage Health Foundation and as a board member and Audit Committee Chair for the International School of Monterey.

Rob’s a winner:
The Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce honored Rob’s dedication and commitment to the MPCC Board of Directors from 2008 to 2012.

Professional Affiliations and Credentials:
Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)
2014 Graduate of the McGladrey Alliance Partner Development Program

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from California State University, Fresno

What you may not know about Rob…
After hours and on weekends, Rob spends time with his wife and children enjoying the outdoors and tackling do-it-yourself projects. (He also spends time hiring professionals when the results don’t quite go as planned.)