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Amanda McCarty




Executive summary

Amanda is Grant Thornton’s Silicon Valley Market Managing Principal. She leads a team of audit, tax and advisory experts working with senior management, board of directors and other key decision-makers throughout Silicon Valley.

Amanda provides audit services and consulting services related to SEC regulations and filings, initial public offerings, audits of internal control over financial reporting, and mergers and acquisitions. Amanda’s career has focused serving on the middle market, has also worked extensively with large multi-national companies in the technology and life science industries. Amanda’s clients have benefited from her assistance with complex accounting issues including revenue recognition for multiple performance obligation arrangements, stock-based compensation, debt and equity transactions, acquisitions, and capital raising activities.

Amanda is a certified facilitator for Grant Thornton’s people-first culture journey, working to promote a consistent culture of excellence and to develop and retrain top talent. Additionally, she regularly speaks at accounting conferences sharing knowledge on emerging accounting topics including revenue recognition and share-based compensation.


Professional qualifications and memberships

  • CPA – California and New York
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)


  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Accountancy, Baruch College, City University of New York

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