Encino-based business accounting firm Martini Iosue & Akpovi has appointed Kevin Holmes as audit and assurance practice leader.

Holmes was promoted to the role after opening the firm’s office in Valencia at the end of last year, Partner Steven Martini said in a statement. Prior to joining the company as a partner in 2013, Holmes served a combined 22 years as a partner at the Woodland Hills offices of CohnReznick and Arthur Andersen.

Holmes graduated from California State University – Northridge in 1994 with a degree in business administration. He is chief financial officer and a board member of the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce and sits of the board of the College of the Canyons Foundation, where he serves as chair of the audit committee.