Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Business Journal has recognized KROST’s Assurance & Advisory Principal, Keith Hamasaki, CPA, as a Leader of Influence: Minority CPA. The award acknowledges the works and accomplishments of local accountants throughout the span of their careers. Los Angeles is one of the leading cities where diversity is high, especially in the business and accounting fields. We are honored to be included in such a diverse field amongst other financial professionals.

At KROST CPAs & Consultants, Keith is also the Leader of KROST Business Intelligence (KBI) and KROST Fund Admin Solutions. KROST Fund Admin Solutions simplifies the complex for Private Equity/Venture Capital clients so that they receive reliable and timely financial information through a tech-forward, streamlined experience. With custom-built automation software, clients can analyze key performance indicators without spending hundreds of hours compiling information across multiple report systems. 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 KROST Fund Admin Solutions or KBI, please contact us for more information.

At KROST, we intend to build a culture of equity and inclusion throughout our firm. We strive to foster a work culture that embraces our differences to fuel innovation, collaboration, and connect to the communities we serve. We want to create an equitable opportunity for everyone’s personal and professional growth. Learn more about our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee.

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 2022 and 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.

For more information on Keith’s recognition, please visit the Los Angeles Business Journal’s page.

About the Recipient

Keith Hamasaki, CPA, Principal
Assurance & Advisory, Manufacturing & Distribution, Not-for-Profit, KROST Fund Admin Solutions
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