Kirthi Mani


Kirthi leads CLA's Global Advisory & Outsourcing Practice- that helps businesses expand both within the United States & across the globe, by acting as a single point of contact for all their global needs.  We can help with entity creation, banking set-up, insurance, location services, incentives & grants, global payroll, health insurance & benefits solutions, HR, Global mobility, immigration (through law firm partners), local & state registrations, compliance, day-to-day book keeping, financial reporting, cash flow management, budgeting & forecasting, tax filings & compliance and more.

Kirthi helps our clients across the globe when opportunities beckon them to uncharted territory; by acting as their trusted advisor alongside management, navigating the myriad of cross-border business, regulatory, operational, personnel and compliance issues.

As a member of the Nexia International Network's Global Expansion and Financial Outsourcing (GEFO) core business group, Kirthi actively collaborates with member firms across the globe.

She is a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion council member at CLA with a passion to bring "DEI in our DNA".

She is also a CLA Think Security Ambassador Leader, supporting our mission to build a security first mindset and culture at CLA to deliver on our promise to our clients and our people.

Prior to joining CLA, Kirthi has a decade of private industry experience with multi-nationals like GE Healthcare, Levi Strauss & Co., Thermo Fisher Scientific and Kiewit Corporation.  She was part of the International Finance team at Carnegie Mellon University that helped set-up and support their Qatar and Australia campuses.


Stanford University Graduate School of Business LEAD graduate

Certified Public Accountant (US)

Chartered Accountant (India)

Bachelor of Commerce (University of Calicut, India)

In the community

Board member of BCT- a trust that works against hunger, illiteracy and ill health.

MassChallenge- Expert, Judge and Mentor.  MassChallenge is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting innovation and entrepreneurship through collaboration and development. They have more than a decade of experience accelerating startups, industry, and innovation ecosystems. 

SelectUSA- Mentor, Women in Tech Cohort.  Select-USA is a US Government program established to facilitate business investment in the United States. The Women in Tech Mentorship helps female founders from across the globe to succeed in the United States.