Partner and Practice Leader
Arlene Cembrano is responsible for audit, assurance and compliance services, including subrecipient monitoring and contract compliance, for Vasquez & Company's healthcare practice. She also oversees audits, reviews and compilations for employee benefit plans and private-sector clients.
Arlene has extensive financial operations best practices and corporate governance experience with nonprofit community healthcare organizations.
Her clients include AltaMed Health Services Corporation, Asian Pacific Health Care Venture, Inc., El Proyecto del Barrio, Hassan & Sons, Inc., and Wilmington Community Clinic.
Before joining Vasquez & Company in 2005, Arlene was a senior associate at PwC where she audited publicly listed health services entities, for-profit and nonprofit organizations, and colleges. Before that, she was accounting manager at ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation in the Philippines and audit supervisor at Ernst & Young Philippines where she managed construction, entertainment and manufacturing client audits.
She earned a bachelor of science degree in accountancy from De La Salle University in Manila and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant.
Arlene is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, International Society of Filipinos in Finance and Accounting and the Philippine American Society of Certified Public Accountants.