LOS ANGELES, CA – For the fourth year in a row, the Los Angeles Business Journal has named KROST’s Principal, Keith Hamasaki, CPA, a Leader of Influence: Minority CPA. The recognition is dedicated to the works and accomplishments of knowledgeable and skilled accountants in the Los Angeles area. We are extremely fortunate to be in a city where there is access to a diverse selection of financial professionals.

At KROST CPAs & Consultants, Keith is the leader of multiple service departments, including Assurance & Advisory, KROST Business Intelligence (KBI), and KROST Fund Admin Solutions. Keith and his team work with clients to provide assurance that numbers are reasonable, and to advise the right course of action when numbers aren’t painting the best picture. By utilizing KBI, our cloud-based data solutions platform, we can translate unstructured, impossible-to-read data into structured, real-time insights. This information can be leveraged to improve realization, staff utilization, project turnaround, and more. Each dashboard is curated with your unique goals in mind and can be customized to fit your needs. For any questions regarding our audit services, please contact us for more information.

In addition to his dedication to the profession, Keith has also recently joined the Asian Hall of Fame‘s Board of Governors. Keith supports the organization’s mission to educate the public about Asian contributions, advance early-career development, and promote Asian artistic excellence and cross-cultural narratives.

The Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ) is an award-winning B2B media company that has been serving the Los Angeles Community of Business for more than 40 years. Previously, the LABJ named KROST the Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2023, 2022, and 2019, as well as a Top Accounting Firm in 2022 and 2017. In 2018 and 2016, KROST received the recognition of Fastest Growing Private Companies, and in 2015, was voted Best Place to Work. Learn more about our awards.

About the Recipient

Keith Hamasaki, CPA, PrincipalKeith Hamasaki
Assurance & Advisory, Manufacturing & Distribution, Not-for-Profit, KROST Fund Admin Solutions
With nearly two decades of consulting experience, Keith Hamasaki specializes in audit and business advisory services to emerging and middle-market companies in areas such as process improvement, internal controls, technical GAAP accounting implementation, and procedural review assessments. As someone who has consistently overcome challenges, Keith has developed an expertise in a variety of industries including real estate and construction, financial services, technology, digital media, restaurants, hospitality, not-for-profit organizations, and employee benefit plans. » Full Bio