Lorna Padia Markus

Lorna Padia Markus - Mowat Mackie & Anderson Partner

Lorna Padia Markus has more than 20 years of experience working with closely held businesses, nonprofit agencies, pension plans and individuals. Her focus is on acting as a business partner to her clients as they navigate complex tax laws and accounting rules.

Prior to Lorna’s public accounting experience, she also worked with the ALS & Neuromuscular Research Foundation (now a part of the Muscular Dystrophy Association) as their financial officer and has served on numerous nonprofit boards.

Lorna’s Accounting Specialties

Accounting Systems and Controls

Lorna’s practice focuses on businesses and their owners to assist them in improving their internal accounting systems and internal control, reporting their financial results to outside lenders and investors, and complying with various federal and multi-state tax requirements.

Employee Benefits and Business Transactions

Lorna also has extensive experience in serving as a business advisor for business transactions, entity selection, employee benefits and business turnarounds.

  • BS/Business with emphasis in accounting – San Francisco State University
  • Tax research – Golden Gate University

  • Member – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member – AICPA Employee Benefit Audit Quality Center
  • Member – California Society of CPAs (CalCPA)
  • President Elect – Rotary Club of Oakland
  • Past President – Oakland Rotary Endowment
  • Treasurer – Boys & Girls Club of El Sobrante
  • Past President and Audit committee member – Stepping Stones Growth Center
  • Audit committee member – Girls, Inc. of Alameda County

Dancing, cooking, and spending time with her family

Contact Lorna or Mowat Mackie & Anderson at 510-893-1120 or information@mowat.com.