Cecil Robbins, CPA, started at Hayashi & Wayland Accounting & Consulting, LLP, in 1987 and became a Partner in 1989. A graduate of San Jose State University, with a Bachelor of Arts, and Golden Gate University, with a Masters in Business Administration. Cecil specialized in audits of agriculture, non-profit and governmental organizations; he was a published author and served as an expert witness in many trials. He was the President of the Chico Area National Association of Accountants and the Salinas–Monterey National Association of Accountants, National Director of the National Association for Accountants, Finance Director of the California International Airshow, and Vice–Chair of the Salinas YMCA Capital Campaign. He was also a founder and member of the Accounting Department Advisory Board of the Cal State University, San Luis Obispo School of Accounting.