Meet Our Startup CFOs, CPAs and Team

Vanessa Kruze, CPA, Kruze Consulting Core Team

Vanessa Kruze, CPA

Founder & CEO

Deloitte alum
Former startup Controller
Lover of bad reality TV

Scott Orn, Kruze Consulting Core Team

Scott Orn

Chief Operating Officer, CFA

Kellogg MBA
Former VC partner and investment banker
Espresso junkie

Stephen Yarbrough, CPA, Kruze Consulting Core Team

Stephen Yarbrough, CPA

VP of Tax

IRS, PWC Alum
UT Austin

Jim Gellas, Kruze Consulting Core Team

Jim Gellas

VP of Finance

USC MBA (go Trojans!)
Former North American Head of Finance @ Xero, Former Corp. Controller @ NASDAQ listed company

Kevin Houk, Kruze Consulting Core Team

Kevin Houk

Senior Controller

Former startup Controller
Travel aficionado

Liz Wagner, Kruze Consulting Core Team

Liz Wagner

Tax Operations Manager

USAF Veteran
PhD - University of Texas, Austin
Emoji practitioner

Tatiana Marin, Kruze Consulting Core Team

Tatiana Marin

Operations Manager

CCTU (EU)
Foreign Languages Graduate
Loves short stories writing and appreciates good tea

Alex Janeck, Kruze Consulting Core Team

Alex Janeck

Onboarding Manager

Clemson University Alum
Avid Triathlete

Shannon Little, Kruze Consulting Core Team

Shannon Little

Controller

LRU Grad
BofA and Lowes Companies Alum

why you should chose our startup CFO and CPA

Kruze Consulting's team works exclusively with funded startups

Our CFOs, CPAs and team are startup experts. We only work with companies that have raised seed and venture financing - so you know we'll know the in's and out's of your startup's books. Our clients have collectively raised over a billion dollars in funding! Here are some of the areas of our expertise:

  • Startup bookkeeping
  • Startup financial analysis
  • Startup revenue recognition
  • Venture capital book preparation
  • Acquisition book preparation
  • Startup federal taxes
  • eCommerce state and local taxation
  • Financial modeling
  • Startup HR

Contact us today to learn about how we work with leading startups.

what to look for in a startup cfo cpa

Look for an outsourced CFO team with experience helping startups raise capital, transition from cash burning to profitability and experience getting company's books ready for an acquisition.

Want to learn more about us? Follow Kruze Consulting on Twitter, and checkout the updates on Kruze Consulting's LinkedIn page. You can also see Kruze Consulting on the Inc 5000, as we are one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. Finally, there are many places you can listen to interviews with our CFOs and CPAs. Listen to Kruze Consulting's COO on the Cloud Accounting Podcast, or our founder's interview with Intuit. 

Kruze Consulting's Prices

Monthly accounting, bookkeeping and compliance, competitively priced for startups

See our monthly pricing plans

Financial Consulting

Staff Accountant $85
Senior Staff Accountant $110
Controller $140
Financial Modeling $300
Venture Debt $300
CFO $300
Tax Advisory $395

Startup 409A Valuation

Seed $1,500
Seed A $2,000
Seed B $2,500
Seed C $3,000

Our Locations

Our accountants serve startups all over the US, with offices in San Francisco, Silicon Valley (San Jose), Los Angeles (Santa Monica) and New York City.

1515 7th Street #363 Santa Monica, CA 90401
75 East Santa Clara St San Jose, CA 95113
600 California St. 12th Floor San Francisco, CA, 94108
145 W. 30th Street FL 7 New York, NY 10001