There are so many aspects of the manufacturing and distribution industry that requires in-depth knowledge and expertise. At KROST, our areas of expertise include a wide range of services within the advisory, audit, tax and tax incentive services for clients who manufacture or distribute all types of products. We know that everyone has unique needs in this industry, therefore, our service model is not canned, but rather catered to each business.


  • Audit & Assurance
  • Tax Planning & Consulting
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Outsourced Accounting
  • Research and Development Tax Credits
  • Cost Segregation
  • IC-Disc
  • Cybersecurity Assessment or Compliance
  • Internal Control Review and Procedural Reviews
  • Technical Guidance Advisory and Implementation
  • Management Information Systems
  • Fixed Asset Depreciation Review

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Automotive and Transportation
  • Consumer Products
  • Food and Beverage
  • Industrial Parts
  • Wholesale Distribution
  • and More
    Working with KROST is more than just a CPA. We are a team member that strives to find opportunities to give meaningful advice and guidance. We built a strong foundation of trust, quality, and education by offering a unique combination of experience and vision. Our team-oriented culture and proactive communication style establish strong client relationships where we become our client’s trusted advisor. We believe that with our strength of knowledge in the manufacturing and distribution industries, we are your solution for your assurance, advisory, tax and tax incentive needs.

    Luis (Lou) Guerrero, CPA, MBT

    Principal, Tax Practice Leader
    Lou specializes in business consulting and tax planning. He is the Tax Practice Leader of the firm and has served on the board of directors for many organizations in the Southern California area. » Full Biography

    Keith Hamasaki, CPA

    Senior Assurance & Advisory Manager
    Keith Hamasaki, CPA, is a Senior Assurance & Advisory Manager at KROST with more than 10 years of experience in accounting, auditing, and business advisory services. » Full Biography

    Evelyn Fernandez, CPA, MBT

    Senior Tax Manager
    Evelyn is a Senior Tax Manager with over 11 years of experience. Her experience includes Foreign Bank and Financial Account reporting, foreign trusts, controlled foreign corporations and passive foreign investment companies. » Full Biography