Pasadena, California – KROST’s Assurance & Advisory Principal, Keith Hamasaki, CPA, has made the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Top 100 Accountants list. In addition, he is also in the running for the specialty awards that will soon be announced. We will be supporting Keith at the 2022 Top 100 Accountants event on November 9, 2022, at the InterContinental in Los Angeles Downtown. The evening celebration will honor top accounting professionals in the Los Angeles region for their ongoing efforts as outstanding financial stewards, while also recognizing the achievements of leading accountants and firms within the Los Angeles business community. The night will include networking, dinner, award presentations, and remarks.

The Los Angeles Business Journal has partnered up with CalCPA to host and announce the 2022 Top 100 Accountants. Keith is not only a contributing member of our firm, but he is also the President of the CalCPA Los Angeles Chapter.

At KROST CPAs & Consultants, in addition to being a Principal, Keith is also the Practice Leader of KROST Business Intelligence (KBI). KBI is a cloud-based data solutions platform that 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 KBI, please feel free to contact us for more information.

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. Each week, the award-winning Los Angeles Business Journal examines the many ways that the L.A. economy operates. First-rate editorial and research teams provide in-depth analyses of the community’s dynamic business and economic scene. Previously, the LABJ named KROST a Top Accounting Firm in 2022 and 2017, as well as one of the Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2019. 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.

California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) is the largest statewide professional association of certified public accountants in the United States. It serves over 45,000 members statewide in public practice, private industry, education, government, and more. CalCPA members provide financial literacy programs to high schools and community groups. CalCPA offers a wide variety of benefits and services for CPAs and financial professionals. CalCPA, with 14 chapters located throughout the state, is committed to the education and betterment of our members and the profession.

For more information on the event, please visit the Top 100 Accountants event.

About the Nominee

Keith Hamasaki, CPA, Principal
Assurance & Advisory, Manufacturing & Distribution, Not-for-Profit
With nearly two decades of consulting experience, Keith 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