Ken DeGraw is a tax partner based out of Withum’s Whippany, NJ office. With more than 30 years of experience, Ken’s expertise in public accounting includes working with business entities and their related ownership to achieve financial reporting and tax compliance objectives.
As a Niche leader within the firm’s Alternative Investment Company niche, he provides tax compliance services to an array of entities including Hedge, Venture and Private Equity Funds as well as Broker Dealers and SPAC’s. Ken is also a leader in the Firm’s Forensic and Valuation Services Niche and provides services in the areas of insolvency, bankruptcy, forensic accounting amongst others.
Ken is a graduate of Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA, with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He is an active member of many organizations such as the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA), the New York Society of Certified Public Accountants and their Investment companies and Insolvency committees. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Association of Insolvency and Reorganization Advisors, the Turnaround Management Association and the Somerset County Estate Planning Council. Today, he serves on the AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services committee and is the Chair of the Bankruptcy task force. He is a past Chair of the Somerset County Bar Foundation. Ken is a certified public accountant in New Jersey, New York and Georgia and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a Certified Fraud Examiner. In addition to his credentials above he also holds a CFF-Certified in Financial Forensics and PFS-Personal Financial Specialist designations from the AICPA.
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