David Miao is responsible for all financial and tax reporting for Clean Focus’ partners and investors. A licensed CPA since 2003, David began his professional career with BDO Seidman, LLP, where he developed and honed his skills in auditing and tax accounting.
Moving on to join industry, he became Assistant Fund Controller at Essex Property Trust, one of the largest REITs in the U.S. In this role, he helped manage approximately $1 billion worth of fund assets, mainly residential real estate apartments. Due to his team’s initiatives to improve operational efficiency, fine-tune rental campaigns, and implement savvy development strategies, the Fund maintained 97% financial occupancy even during the worst of the economic downturn.
David joined Clean Focus in 2011 to apply his expertise in accounting, tax planning, and financial management to the dynamic challenges of the commercial and utility-scale solar market.
David earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting from a noted business school in Taiwan and his MBA from the University of California, Riverside.