John Candon is a founding member of Candon, Todd & Seabolt LLC. Mr. Candon was formerly the Director of KPMG Peat Marwick LLP's Hawaii-based Corporate Transactions Practice, where he provided valuation, corporate finance services, forensic accounting, and corporate recovery services. Prior to joining KPMG, he was the managing partner of a regional consulting practice that primarily provided business valuation services. He has also held senior executive positions with a commercial bank and a publicly-held member of the tourism industry.
Mr. Candon provides expert witness testimony at depositions and trials for a variety of issues including fraud, economic damages calculation, business valuation, complex accounting matters, bankruptcy, and earning capacity assessment. He is also a member of Dispute Prevention & Resolution’s panel of arbitrators and mediators.
Mr. Candon is an experienced neutral party and often is engaged by negotiating or opposing parties to prepare business valuations. He serves as a U. S. Bankruptcy Court appointed Trustee for large bankruptcies involving construction, real estate, hospitality, medical services and retail distribution and has served as a Court appointed Examiner. He has also been the Court-appointed Receiver for commercial properties and the Court-appointed Special Master in matters requiring financial investigations.
In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant (in Rhode Island), Mr. Candon is accredited inbusiness valuation ("ABV") and has earned advanced recognition as a Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers ("ASA"). He is a Certified Fraud Examiner ("CFE") and is Certified in Financial Forensics (“CFF”) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; a former President of the ASA’s Hawaii Chapter; a past Chair of the Hawaii Society of CPAs' Management Consulting Services Committee; and a Life Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Mr. Candon is a former member of the adjunct faculties of both the University of Hawaii and Chaminade University.
Kimo Todd is a founding member of Candon, Todd & Seabolt LLC. Mr. Todd has been qualified and has testified as an expert witness in Hawaii State court. Mr. Todd specializes in business valuation, economic damages analysis, lost earnings calculations, forensic accounting, and other litigation support and consulting services.
Prior to joining Candon, Todd & Seabolt LLC, Mr. Todd was the Vice President and Tax Manager in the Wealth Management Group of a major Hawaii-based bank. Prior to that, he was a manager in the tax department of Deloitte & Touche LLP, the international certified public accounting firm.
In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Todd is accredited in business valuation ("ABV") by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, is a Certified Valuation Analyst ("CVA") and is Certified in Financial Forensics (“CFF”) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Todd is also a licensed attorney in the State of Hawaii and a member of the Hawaii State Bar. Mr. Todd, who is a graduate of Kamehameha School and the University of Oregon, acquired his law degree at the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law. Prior to completing his law degree, Mr. Todd completed externships with U.S. District Court magistrate judge Francis Yamashita and with the State of Hawaii Department of Taxation. Mr. Todd also lectures on the subject of business valuation to various groups and seminars.
Mr. Todd is a past officer of the Tax Section of the Hawaii State Bar Association and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Todd also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Historic Hawaii Foundation and the Hawaii Estate Planning Council.
Duane Seabolt is a founding member of Candon, Todd & Seabolt LLC. Mr. Seabolt has been qualified and has testified as an expert witness in Hawaii State court and at arbitration. Mr. Seabolt has also performed the role of mediator. Mr. Seabolt specializes in forensic accounting, business valuation, fraud investigations, economic damage calculations, lost earnings calculations and other litigation support and consulting services.
Prior to joining Candon, Todd & Seabolt LLC, Mr. Seabolt was a senior manager with a large Hawaii telecommunications company. Prior to that, he practiced law for 6 years as a civil litigation attorney with a prominent Hawaii law firm. Before attending law school, Mr. Seabolt worked as a CPA for 5 years in Hawaii and Florida for national and regional CPA firms performing audit and accounting services, tax services, fraud investigations, business valuations and other consulting services.
In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Seabolt holds the credentials of Certified Fraud Examiner (“CFE”) from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He also holds the credentials of Certified in Financial Forensics ("CFF") and Accredited in Business Valuations (“ABV”) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Seabolt is a licensed attorney and a current lecturer at Kapiolani Community College and past lecturer at Leeward Community College in the areas of financial accounting, managerial accounting, business law and information technology. Mr. Seabolt is also a current lecturer at Hawaii Pacific University in the areas of financial accounting and finance.
Mr. Seabolt is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Clifford Miyashiro specializes in forensic accounting with Candon, Todd & Seabolt LLC. Prior to joining Candon, Todd & Seabolt LLC, he served as the Vice President of Finance and Administration of the Hawaii subsidiaries of a major Japan based real estate development/operating company. His professional career also includes management positions with a publicly held company operating primarily in the travel industry and Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he served clients in the financial, government, not-for-profit, retail and real estate industries.
Mr. Miyashiro is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Hawaii and is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants.