Mr. Manela was responsible for Fortune 500 and Blue Chip Company financial statement audits while working at the Los Angeles office of Deloitte and Touche LLP. Having been selected as a summer intern while studying at UCLA as an undergrad, Yosef accepted employment with Deloitte immediately after graduation in their audit department. Yosef also spent time working on business consulting and tax compliance issues for these clients as well.
A firm UCLA Bruin, Yosef graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Business Economics with minors in:
- Computer Science
- Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Prior to UCLA, Yosef earned a theological degree, a Bachelor’s of Talmudic Law, with a focus on Talmudic Jurisprudence, from the internationally renown Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia.
Once promoted to senior accountant at Deloitte, Yosef returned to UCLA School of Law where he graduated with a Juris Doctor in Law with a concentration in corporate law. While at UCLA, Yosef also concurrently obtained a Masters in Business Administration from the John Anderson Graduate School of Business Management at UCLA. His specializations are in finance and in entrepreneurial studies.
Presently, Yosef is in the midst of publishing several articles related to sophisticated tax planning for retirement and has just completed a Tax LLM at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. Yosef is also an active member of the State Bar of California and he assists his clients with an entire array of transactional assistance and business advice.
Yosef loves to problem solve and you can find him spending hours with many of his clients exploring innovative solutions to their accounting, business, and financial concerns.