Principal, Audit and Assurance


“One of my talents that benefits clients the most is my ability to recognize issues and alternative solutions that create added value to the client.”

Cordell Olive

Cordell Olive is a principal at Williams Adley with over 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors at a senior management level.  Cordell’s experience includes managing and controlling financial operations for Hyatt Hotels Corporation in the private sector, administrative and operational management at the senior executive level in the public sector, including the Audit Committee for the City and County of San Francisco, and audit, advisory and consultative work for federal and local government clients, with emphasis on the housing, mortgage, international grants management and financial audit areas. 

Cordell is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a MBA from the George Washington University.  He is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Government Financial Manager.