Press Room

May 03, 2012

Zerounian Joins WTAS Los Angeles Alternative Investment Funds Practice

Vahan Zerounian recently joined WTAS as a Director in the Alternative Investment Funds Practice in the Los Angeles office.  Prior to joining WTAS, Vahan was a Tax Director at Marcum LLP.

Vahan has more than 14 years of experience in professional tax and accounting services.  His practice area focuses on tax consulting and compliance for alternative investment entities including hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, portfolio companies and management companies.  He also has extensive experience involving domestic and foreign transactions, and formation and dissolution of entities.

“Vahan’s extensive experience with alternative investments will be a strong compliment to the team in the Los Angeles office and in the West Coast region.  The addition of Vahan demonstrates our commitment to growing the alternative investments practice this year,” said Kurt Brune, the firm’s Office Managing Director for the Los Angeles office.

Prior to WTAS, Vahan worked in an international professional services firm in their financial services group, both in Los Angeles and New York.  Vahan was also a Tax Director for an international private equity real estate fund where he handled all tax related matters.

About WTAS
WTAS LLC is one of the largest independent tax firms in the United States, providing a wide range of tax, valuation, financial advisory and related consulting services to individual and corporate clients across the country. The firm is comprised of over 500 personnel located in fourteen major cities and encompasses top advisors with previous experience in the international accounting firms, law firms, IRS, and state taxing authorities.  Many of our advisors hold multiple professional credentials and have depth in a wide range of capabilities allowing us to provide clients with comprehensive, integrated solutions.

WTAS has offices serving Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Greenwich, Harrisburg, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York City, Palo Alto, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C. and West Palm Beach.