Craig B. Evans, CPA
Director, Audit & Accounting, Investment Industry Group
Areas of Specialization
Craig is a Director in Kreischer Miller's Audit & Accounting group. Craig has a wide range of experience providing traditional audit and accounting services to a variety of businesses, including investment companies, government contractors, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. Craig also has significant experience with contract analysis, specifically compliance with Most Favored Nation provisions. Craig has a deep technical understanding of U.S. GAAP and has assisted clients with acquisitions and their assessment of business combinations as well as with the implementation of FASB ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, including the development of accounting policies and processes in order to be in compliance with the revenue recognition standard.
Within the investment industry, Craig provides traditional audit and accounting, GIPS verifications, and composite examinations to a variety of clients. He also performs surprise custody examinations in accordance with the Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 206(4)-2, assists firms in implementing the GIPS standards, and performs operational due diligence throughout the United States and Europe to assist investors in understanding the operational risk inherent in their investment managers’ operations. Additionally, he has assisted entrepreneurs with starting investment firms and hedge funds. He works with a variety of clients, including investment and wealth management companies, asset managers, investment funds, including hedge, alternative and private equity funds under a variety of structures, broker-dealers, family offices, trust companies, and pension plans and their investments.
Craig serves as a developer and instructor for Kreischer Miller University and other industry seminars and has delivered presentations on many complex accounting and technical issues, including Business Combination Accounting, Discontinued Operations, Fair Value Accounting, GIPS Composite Construction and the Custody Rule.
Craig joined Kreischer Miller in 2003 upon his graduation from college.
Professional and Business Affiliations
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Member
- Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Member
- Bloomsburg University Zeigler College of Business Advisory Board – Member
Education and Certifications
- Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania
- B.S. – Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania