Michael K. Takaki, CPA

Industries and Focus

  • Architectural and Engineering Firms
  • Real Estate
  • Construction and Related Services
  • Service Industries
  • Distribution and Transportation
  • Professional Services
  • Biotech
  • Environmental Services


With a focus on looking forward, Michael Takaki’s specialty is strategic planning.

Michael’s background encompasses work on large and small businesses in a wide variety of industries. He has experience working with owners and managers in organizing companies to maximize profitability by ensuring that they are properly structured in terms of operations, finance, sales and marketing, HR and R & D. Michael not only helps management set up a comprehensive strategic plan, he is also by their side during implementation to ensure its success.

Michael’s expertise spans business development, business plans, mergers and acquisitions, succession planning, and exit strategies. He also assists companies with inbound investments from outside the United States. A CPA himself, he has the full CPA services of PDM behind him.

Education and Affiliations

A graduate of UCLA, Michael holds Master’s Degrees in Business Administration and Business Taxation from USC. The U.S. Small Business Administration, Los Angeles District, has honored him as Accountant Advocate of the Year. Michael has served on the Board of the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, the Regional Board of Directors of American Youth Soccer, and the Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America, Long Beach Council.