Robert D. Velasquez is Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer for Tejon Ranch Company. Mr. Velasquez joined the Company in 2014. Prior to joining Tejon Ranch, he was employed by Ernst & Young LLP, serving as an Executive Director. Mr. Velasquez has over 15 years of experience in the real estate, hospitality and construction industries. In addition, he has extensive experience in designing of internal controls over financial reporting in order to comply with section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Mr. Velasquez graduated with a bachelor of science degree in business with an option in accounting from the California State University, Los Angeles. Mr. Velasquez is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.