Kirthi Mani


Stanford University Graduate School of Business LEAD graduate

Certified Public Accountant (US)

Chartered Accountant (India)

Bachelor of Commerce (University of Calicut, India)


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.

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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.