Lourdes De Los Santos, CPA

Title:Partner, Tax Services

Education:Bachelor of Accounting degree, Florida International University; MS in Taxation, Florida International University


Lourdes De Los Santos

With more than 20 years of accounting experience, Lourdes is a Tax Partner at Cherry Bekaert’s South Florida practice. She specializes in serving the middle market focused in real estate, construction, trade and logistics industries. Lourdes is a member of the THInc, a specialty practice serving innovative clients in the technology, health and industrial sectors, and she leads the South Florida THInc group.

Lourdes’ taxation expertise includes closely-held businesses, partnerships, S corporations, financial institutions, personal tax planning and compliance, multistate large corporations and international compliance. She is also a trusted advisor providing guidance to high-net-worth individuals in their planning and compliance needs. Lourdes is fluent in Spanish. Prior to joining Cherry Bekaert, she was a tax director with a national CPA firm in South Florida.

Specialties/Areas of Expertise

  • Closely-Held Businesses
  • Estate & Trust
  • High-Net-Worth Individuals
  • International Tax Compliance
  • Large Corporate Tax
  • Pass-Thru Entities
  • Real Estate Partnership Taxation
  • Succession Planning/Personal Tax Planning & Compliance

Professional Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, March of Dimes – Miami-Dade Monroe Chapter
  • Member, Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT)
  • Member, The Beacon Council, Trade & Logistics Committee