Partner, Audit – Alternative Investments, 212-872-3455
KPMG in the US
Kelly Easterling is an audit partner with KPMG where she splits her time between both the San Francisco and New York asset management practices. Kelly specializes in serving clients in asset management industry including hedge funds and private equity funds. She advises clients on initial organizational structure and documentation, supervises audits and consults with management regarding various operations and audit matters. Kelly frequently participates as a speaker, moderator and panelist at conferences and events offered by various industry, trade and educational groups. Kelly began her career at Ernst & Young, where she served a broad range of client engagements. In 2002, Kelly joined Rothstein Kass to launch the Texas practice, and was promoted to principal in 2004. In 2008, Kelly transitioned from Principal-in-Charge of the Firm’s Dallas-based office to a leadership role focused on the growth and operation of the Walnut Creek practice in the San Francisco Bay Area. She joined KPMG as part of their acquisition of Rothstein Kass in July 2014 Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CALCPA).