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Cherry Bekaert Welcomes Srikant Sastry as Managing Principal, Advisory Services

calendar iconApril 22, 2020

Cherry Bekaert (“the Firm”) is pleased to welcome Srikant Sastry as Managing Principal of Advisory Services. Sastry will serve as a member of the Firm’s management team, and provide leadership for the Advisory service line, which offers a cross-functional suite of value-added offerings that make a difference for our clients.

Sastry brings more than 25 years of experience helping a broad array of clients across multiple commercial and public sector industries. He most recently served as the national managing principal for U.S. advisory services for a global big six CPA and consulting firm, where he was responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of advisory businesses across all U.S. industries. He also served as an associate partner at IBM Consulting and as a principal consultant for a Big Four accounting and consulting firm.

“We know that our clients are facing an ever-evolving business environment,” said Michelle Thompson, Cherry Bekaert’s Chief Executive Officer and Firm Managing Partner. “Through leading our Advisory service line, Srikant will bring the deep expertise required to deliver pragmatic solutions that address our clients’ most pressing and complex challenges.”

Sastry received a B.A. in Political Science from University of Massachusetts, an M.P.A. from Indiana University and a J.D. from George Washington University. He will be based in Cherry Bekaert’s Tysons, Virginia, office.