Kristopher Prakash is a transaction strategy and taxation expert who excels at asking the right questions – simplifying the planning around unique business and family situations.
With over a decade of experience in starting, managing, and winding-down businesses, Kris is known for his practical and direct approach. In addition to being in the trenches, Kris has consulted numerous technology, healthcare and manufacturing businesses as a CFO and Controller.
Kris has significant experience advising in M&A transactions and focuses on representing the owners of privately held companies who are contemplating a sale or transition to the next generation.
Prior to his working with the owners of emerging and mid-market companies, Kris was an analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and an associate at Deloitte Tax, LLP.
Kris graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.S. in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Business Taxation. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and holds Series 63 and 79 with FINRA.
Kris is also a founding board member of Lab Launch, Inc., a multi-location not-for-profit biotechnology accelerator program and provider of affordable, high-quality lab facilities.
Kris’ background in business taxation anchors his understanding of transaction planning and structuring, while his experience in the corporate world has provided a rich perspective of a wide variety of business situations and issues.