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Taft Kortus
National Practice Leader, Technology


Taft has practiced public accounting since 1998, serving technology, advanced manufacturing, and life sciences companies ranging from venture-backed, early stage start-ups to multinational public entities. His areas of expertise include revenue recognition, equity- and debt-based transactions, business combinations, stock-based compensation, intangibles and goodwill, corporate restructurings, segment reporting, private placements, public stock offerings, mergers and acquisitions, international financial reporting standards, and SEC compliance matters.

In addition to leading the firm's Technology Practice, Taft is a member of the firm's Public Company & SEC Assurance Services.

External Publications

  • "Seven Key Questions Audit Committees and Investors Should Ask Auditors" (National Venture Capital Association magazine, October 2012)
  • "Assessing the Best M&A Opportunities for 2011" (National Venture Capital Association magazine, April 2011)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • LOPES Complex Equity, Revenue Recognition, and Other Updates
    (Moss Adams Webcast, January 2012)

Professional Affiliations

  • Advisory board member, Central Washington University College of Business
  • Executive committee member and treasurer, Washington Technology Industry Association


  • BS, accounting, Central Washington University

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