Project Description

Kason StricklandAudit Associate

How long have you lived in the Chico?

I was actually born in Chico, but grew up in Redding, I moved back to Chico to attend Chico State in 2015 and have been here ever since.

What is your fondest childhood memory?

My fondest childhood memory was playing competitive travelling soccer.

What subject(s) did you study at College?

I started as a business admin major, and switched to accounting because I loved my financial and managerial accounting professors.

What was your first job?

My first job was bussing in a Mexican restaurant; I was one of the only employees who spoke English and Spanish.

Who has been the most influential person to you in your career?

My family as a whole pushed me to do something I found interesting.

How has your career created value in your life?

My career has made me realize that it’s okay to ask for help!

What do you consider to be the most significant world event that has occurred during your lifetime?

Without a doubt — the advancement of technology.

What is your most memorable travel experience?

I studied abroad in high school and lived in Spain for 5 months. I have many friends there now because of it, and a second family who I lived with while I was there.

What is the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you?

When I was really young, maybe 3 or 4 years old, I took hair clippers and gave myself a reverse Mohawk. My mom still tells the story to this day.

What accomplishment are you most proud of?

Making my parents proud of me.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, home brewing, and competitive gaming.

If you could possess one super-human power, what would it be?

If I could have one super power I would love to be able to instantaneously travel through space so I could visit family more often.

Practice Areas:

Audit

Education:

BS in Accounting from CSU, Chico