Rick Wentzel

NFP Audit Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Rick is an audit partner with Grant Thornton LLP and is based in their Los Angeles office. He serves a wide range of not-for-profit audit clients and leads the firm's NFP practice in Southern California and Arizona. In addition to working in public accounting, Rick has also served as the Director of Finance for the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, as well as the Controller at Occidental College. He serves on the boards of Atherton Baptist Homes and First Baptist Church Temple City.


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