The Up and Comers: Lazaro Gutierrez
Meet Lazaro Gutierrez of MBAF, an honoree in the accounting category of the 2020 Up and Comer Awards
SFBW’s Up & Comer Awards honors young professionals who have achieved excellence in their careers, shown a commitment to their community and demonstrated leadership. To learn more about this year’s event, taking place Oct. 14, click here.
Lazaro Gutierrez is the Managing Principal of the Audit practice at MBAF, a top 40 U.S. CPA and Advisory firm with principal offices in South Florida and New York City. Lazaro has been with the firm since 2006, conducting audits of financial statements and serving as the lead executive on a variety of advisory engagements, including Quality of Earnings and other deal advisory engagements for entities in a wide span of industries. He has been involved in the firm-wide implementation of successful cost control measures, including as it relates to his operational leadership responsibilities in the firm’s India office. With over ten years of global audit and advisory experience, he has dealt with a wide array of technical accounting matters. Additionally, Lazaro has experience conducting buy-side and sell-side due diligence and has provided consulting services to companies in anticipation of an IPO.
Favorite quote: “Opportunities come infrequently. When it rains gold, put out the bucket, not the thimble.” — Warren Buffet