Richard Kauffman, Principal and Chief Executive Officer, has over 35 years of experience in corporate leadership. Mr. Kauffman has worked in a variety of industries with a focus on finance and operations.
Mr. Kauffman joined Holualoa in 2000. Mr. Kauffman’s previous experience includes assignments as Manager of Corporate Audit for the Tuttle-Click Automotive Group, with dealerships in California and Arizona; Vice President, CFO and Board Member of Factory 2-U, a 40-store discount retailer located in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas; and Manager of Corporate Audit for Campbell Soup Company responsible for worldwide operational and financial audits. Mr. Kauffman began his career with KPMG in Philadelphia, PA.
Mr. Kauffman holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, with Distinction, from the Pennsylvania State University and received his CPA license. Mr. Kauffman is a member of the Southern Arizona Leadership Council and the Urban Land Institute and serves on various Boards of Directors of Holualoa portfolio companies.