John J. Cameron
John J. Cameron is the managing partner of Brigante, Cameron, Watters & Strong, LLP in Torrance, California, a firm recognized by Accounting Today as a “Best Place to Work” in 2014 and 2015. His vision, to utilize technology to its maximum potential to increase efficiency and productivity, has put BCWS at the forefront of leading-edge technology among medium-sized CPA firms nationwide.
After graduating from the University of Michigan with bachelor's and master’s degrees in engineering, John worked in the aerospace industry designing software for NASA and TRW in Los Angeles. He went on to earn an MBA from the University of Southern California and was mentored into the accounting profession by a family friend.
John has been a CPA since 1973, working as both an independent practitioner and as principal in two accounting firms. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) and is certified in both financial and estate planning.
John feels strongly about giving back to his community and has served on the boards of several education and healthcare organizations around Los Angeles, including AYSO, his local high school, Providence TrinityCare Hospice, the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at the Harbor UCLA Medical Center and the Getty Villa Council.
John is joined in service by both his wife, Karen, and his daughter, Casey, who is currently a senior at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. In his leisure time, he enjoys traveling, reading and relaxing with his family.