Areas of Expertise

• Tax
• Consulting
• Accounting
• M&A
• Technology

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Gregory A. Kniss, CPA


Gregory A. Kniss, CPA, is Managing Principal of KROST. Greg has been actively involved with the firm’s business consulting and tax practice for over 35 years.

Early in his career, Greg expanded and later became Principal in charge of the firms’ restaurant industry practice which has been one of the largest industry niches within the firm. In 2001 he introduced the tax concept of Cost Segregation to the Principal group and established a separate tax consulting practice. Today, KBKG is a national tax consulting practice providing specialty tax services, including Cost Segregation, Research and Development tax credits, Green Building tax incentives, employment tax credit consulting, Repairs vs Capitalization consulting, IC-Disc consulting, and Section 199 consulting to clients around the country.

Currently, Greg is the Managing Principal of KROST and its sister company KBKG with 9 Principals and approximately 150 total team members in (7) seven offices around the country (Pasadena, CA, Woodland Hills, CA, Valencia, CA, New York City, Chicago, Dallas, and Atlanta).

Greg is a member of the PrimeGlobal World Board of Directors since 2015, a key member on the North American Board of Directors since 2012, and an active member since 2006.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from California Lutheran University in 1983 while working his internship with the firm.

Professional Experience

• KROST & KBKG, Managing Principal (2009 – Present)
• KBKG, Principal (2001)
• KROST, Principal (1989)
• KROST, Manager (1987 – 1989)
• KKB, Staff (1982 – 1987)

Professional Affiliations

• Member of California Society of CPAs (1987 – Present)
• Member of American Institute of CPAs (1987 – Present)
• Member of California Restaurant Association (1983 – Present)
• Member of National Restaurant Association (1990 – Present)

Extracurricular Activities

• PrimeGlobal Board of Directors, World Board – Current Member
• PrimeGlobal Board of Directors, North American Region – Current Member
• California Restaurant Association Board of Directors, LA Chapter – Member

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