Elvira Frencillo, CPA


Elvira Frencillo is a Tax Director at KROST. She has 30 years of accounting, financial, and taxation experience in both public and private industries. She has been in public accounting for over 15 years. Her areas of focus include tax planning, tax compliance, financial reporting for individuals and their closely held businesses, partnerships, corporations, and trusts. She serves clients in various industries, including financial services, real estate, professional services, and entertainment industries. She has extensive experience in working with clients and their attorneys in participating in the Federal Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative Program (OVDI), Foreign Bank and Financial Account reporting, and Passive Foreign Investment Companies.

Professional Experience

  • KROST, Director (2024 — Present)
  • KROST, Senior Manager (2022 — 2023)
  • KROST, Manager (January 2019 — 2021)
  • Gaynor & Umanoff, LLP (June 2007 — December 2018)
  • Active Motor Fuels, Inc. (October 2001 — May 2007)
  • Philippine National Bank, Manila Philippines (1993 — September 2001)


  • Master of Science in Business Administration - Banking and Finance, Philippine School of Business Administration, Manila, Philippines
  • Bachelor of Science in Commerce - Accounting, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)
  • Member of Philippine American Society of Certified Public Accountants

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