Kurt Stake

Kurt Stake

Kurt Stake

Partner

Kurt is a Partner in GT’s Litigation and Valuation Services group. He has worked exclusively in forensic accounting for over 25 years, focusing on financial and economic damages, business valuation, expert witness testimony, lost earnings for individuals, marital dissolution, and commercial property insurance claims.

Kurt is an adjunct professor at Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business and Economics for both the graduate and undergraduate accounting programs. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Valuation Analyst and is accredited in Business Valuation and certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Kurt earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern California and a Master of Business Administration from Chapman University. He resides in Newport Beach with his wife and two daughters and is an avid runner, cyclist, and musician.