Pearls of Wisdom –Dora Cerrillos
Throughout Dora Cerrillos’ career she has been a mentor and leader with one goal; guiding individuals to achieve their full potential. She recognized early on that she wanted to do more than generate reports, she wanted to build relationships and empower people.
Currently, Dora is the founder of Matching Principles, an executive recruiting firm in the Los Angeles area specializing in the placement of Accounting, Finance, Tax, Audit and Information Technology professionals. Dora has built a reputation among her colleagues as someone who is a relationship focused leader, who has a passion for diversity.
Prior to launching Matching Principles, Dora started her career in the entertainment industry working for Paramount Pictures, KTLA Channel 5 and NBC-Universal, supporting their corporate accounting and finance departments. She then joined KPI as a certified Hyperion consultant and worked with clients such as First American Title and Yahoo! Most recently, Dora is the Digital Transformation Leader for the West Coast Operations at xSuite Solutions, Inc.
Dora is involved with her community and fosters diversity with her participation in the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA), where she has served as chapter president and board member. Dora has participated as a speaker at different leadership events including California State University, Northridge. Adelante Mujer Latina Conference, to empower young high school age girls to continue their educations and has participated in various Career Day events.
Dora received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from California State University, Northridge.