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Jerry Konchar Guest Speaker at Temecula Valley Learning Forum

Jerry Konchar joined Pechanga in 2004 as the Chief Financial Officer of Pechanga Development Corporation, the parent company to the Pechanga Resort & Casino and all its affiliated business entities. He oversees business and financial matters as they relate to all business operations, construction and diversification and has direct reporting to the Board of Directors.

Before moving to Temecula from Ohio he was CEO of the 5th largest industrial scale manufacturing, sales and service  company in the U.S. comprised of 6 companies with 22 locations throughout 7 states including a joint venture with one of the largest industrial scale manufacturing companies in Europe headquartered in Italy.

His public accounting experience included being a Partner and Managing Partner of a practice office of KMG Main Hurdman (currently KPMG LLP). Client responsibilities included audits, tax, estate, financial and succession planning for clients ranging in size from family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies. In addition to office responsibilities, he performed quality control reviews of other practice offices throughout the U.S. in both the audit and tax areas and taught national in-house tax and management training courses.

In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an Accounting major from Kent State University, Kent, OH, and a Chartered Financial Consultant designation from The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA.

He is a member of the Board and past Chairman of the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce, a member of Rotary, a member of the Board of Governors of the Temecula Valley Hospital and is involved with numerous community organizations.

The April meeting is on Tuesday, April 4th of the month at Mercedes-Benz of Temecula from 9:00 am – 10:00 am.  A light breakfast is served.