While FBI Executive Assistant Director, he sponsored the formation of the Domestic Security Alliance Council and chaired the organization from 2010-14.
He and his wife Linda are supporters of educational, human health and animal welfare organizations.
He also previously served on the Board of Directors for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and as a non-executive director of Datong, PLC.
Bookstein holds a Bachelor of Science degree from CSUN and is a graduate of Leadership Los Angeles.
Bookstein also received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from CSUN in 2016. Bothe ’71 (Business Administration) is a Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Flexi Software, a leading vendor of accounting and financial reporting software for on-premise and Cloud computing.
He is a former Chairperson of the CSUN Alumni Association, and is also a past Chairman of seven different professional and civic organizations.
Arias is a past member of the Pastoral Council at All Hallows Catholic Church in La Jolla, where he resides along with his beautiful wife Laura.
Bookstein has developed a new way to approach his profession titled Therapeutic Accounting®, a holistic approach which is also the basis of a book he authored.