Sandy Hakala, CPA – Incoming President and CEO

Sandy Hakala - President and CEO
Sandy Hakala – President and CEO

Sandy Hakala, CPA, MBA joined H&K in 2015 as Financial Controller and was subsequently promoted to CFO.  Her previous experience as CFO for a local manufacturing company, helping to lead them through the economic recession and subsequent acquisition by and integration into a publically traded company, made her a logical choice to become CEO for H&K.  Using her many years of experience in managing the various financial and information technology operations both internally and externally as a consultant, Ms. Hakala oversees all accounting, human resource, technology, marketing and other administrative functions.  Additionally, Ms. Hakala has recently developed a three year strategic plan and a five year financial plan for H&K to lead the company to growth and increased profitability.  Ms. Hakala recently completed the Emerging Leaders program sponsored by the Small Business Administration (SBA).


  • B.S.C., Accounting and Masters in Business Administration, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA.



  • Certified Public Accountant