joeakanjiJoseph A. Akanji, is an Audit Partner who began his public accounting career with Bruno & Tervalon LLP, Certified Public Accountants in 1988. Mr. Akanji is a 1985 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Prior to joining Bruno & Tervalon LLP, he worked for an international bank for over eight (8) years where he gained extensive experience in all phases of banking and personnel management.

He gained his experience in performing reviews, compilations, audits and limited management consulting services for financial institutions, commercial clients, governmental entities, universities and non-profit organizations.

His professional affiliations include the American Institute of CPAs, the National Association of Black Accountants, the Institute of Bankers and the Institute of Management Accountants. He serves on numerous committees of these associations. Currently, he serves as a member of the Financial Institutions Committee of the Society of Louisiana CPAs.

Mr. Akanji has also served in leadership positions in numerous civic, social and religious organizations.