Donnies is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the Philippines and the Founding Partner and Chairman of Alas Oplas & Co., CPAs.
He has surged through the accountancy profession not just by being a competent CPA, but also by being a successful and respected businessman in the country. His more than forty years of professional experience in various corporate industries and his rich mastery in the field of accounting, audit, finance, tax, and business management affairs led to the triumph of his firm.
A dedicated leader, Donnies actively participates in numerous conventions, conferences, seminars, training, and special studies both in the Philippines and abroad. He is also a sought after prolific guest speaker in finance and tax matters.
Aside from his remarkable credentials in the field and his active participation in several professional and socio-civic organizations, he is widely known for his generosity and religiosity–attesting to how an honorable man he has always been. Amidst his busy schedule, he finds time to relax through his other passion — Golf.
Association of Certified Public Accountants in Public Practice (ACPAPP) – 2014 President
ACPAPP Foundation, Inc. – 2015 President
Auditing and Assurance Standards Council (AASC) – Council Member FY 2011-2014
Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) Sustaining Life Member
Chair of Quality Assurance FY 2015-2016 (PICPA)
Member, Committee on Good Governance (GG) and Performance Governance System (PGS) FY 2017-2018 (PICPA)
Member, Committee on Performance Governance System (PGS) FY 2016-2017 (PICPA)
Member, Committee on Performance Governance System (PGS) FY 2014-2015 (PICPA)
Vice Chair of the Sectoral Search Committee on Awards Public Practice Sector (PICPA)