Matt Medlin

CPA, CFF | Shareholder


Matt is dedicated to helping his community. One way he does that is by volunteering—and another is by helping local businesses start, grow, and prosper.

His extensive experience in the tech sector and with privately held companies in general means his skills are constantly in demand. From startup days to mergers and acquisitions to preparing for an IPO, Matt is always helping his clients get the most value for their hard work. When questions arise, his forensic accounting expertise helps settle disputes and reduce risk. It’s all part of helping his clients succeed.

Practice Emphasis

  • Technology Sector
  • Angel and Venture-Backed Companies
  • Forensic Accounting

Proven Results

  • Audited and otherwise assisted numerous companies prepare to raise funds through angels, venture capital, private equity offerings and IPOs, including addressing various accounting and reporting issues, such as revenue recognition, business combinations, goodwill and intangible asset impairment, carve-outs, segment reporting, complex equity and debt financings, related-party transactions, and stock-based compensation.
  • Recommended accounting treatment and footnote disclosure for an emerging e-commerce company in preparation for its first financial statement audit. The company had executed six rounds of preferred stock financing, several loans with conversion features and detachable warrants as well as other similar financing arrangements.
  • Consulted with a software company regarding the proper accounting for its takeover by a private equity firm. This included merger accounting, accounting for stock options, and other stock-based compensation as well as the allocation of the takeover price among the tangible and intangible assets.
  • Consulted with a technology company regarding the proper valuation allowance to record, related to the deferred tax asset resulting from its large net operating losses accumulated during its earlier formation.


  • Eastern Washington University, B.A., Business Administration– Accounting and Management Information Systems
  • INSEAD (France) and IMD (Switzerland), Executive Management and Leadership Training


  • Supervisory Audit Committee Member, Inspirus Credit Union
  • Advisory Board, InKlood
  • Advisory Board, Prolaera
  • Alliance of Angels
  • Seattle Public Library Foundation, member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

My Life by the Numbers


Years of experience in the technology sector


Continents where he has played golf


Charitable organizations that he has volunteered with and helped grow