“WE INVEST, AND RE-INVEST IN OUR PEOPLE. THEY DEFINE WHO WE ARE AND BRING EXCELLENCE TO WHAT WE DO.”
Alton K. Miyashiro - Consulting and Tax Principal, CPA, CGMA
Alton joined N&K in 1989 and became a principal in the firm in 1991. Prior to joining the firm, he was a tax manager with an international public accounting firm. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In 1979, he received his CPA certificate. Alton served as the managing principal of the firm from 2001 to 2017. In 2012, Alton was inducted into the Shidler College of Business Hall of Honor. In 2017, Alton was recognized as one of the Top 10 Elite Managing Partners in the United States by Accounting Today, a national publication.
Alton is a member of several organizations such as the American Institute of CPAs Tax Division, the Hawaii Society of CPAs, the United Okinawan Association of Hawaii (past Treasurer and Director), CPAmerica International (past Director), Zephyr Insurance Company, Inc. (past Director), Island Insurance company, Ltd. (Director), Island Holdings, Inc. (Director), The U.S.-Japan Council, Baseball in Paradise, Inc. (Officer and Director), and Ahahui Koa Anuenue (Board member).
Alton has over 40 years of public accounting experience in various industries. Industries he services include:
- Real estate development
- Real estate investment
- Insurance agencies
- Professional service providers
- Retail and restaurants
- Title and escrow services
- Travel agencies
- Wholesale & distribution
During this time, Alton has developed an expertise in the following areas:
- Succession planning
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Disposition of business interest
- Complex business transactions
- Structuring business entities
- Business consulting
- Business and personal tax planning
- Estate planning
In his free time, Alton enjoys golfing and University of Hawaii sports. He was previously very active with youth baseball and basketball.