Kristi Pindell

Kristi Pindell

Tax Partner; Income Tax Accounting Atlantic Regional Leader


BDO Charlotte Office



Executive Summary

Kristi Pindell is a Partner in BDO’s Core Tax Services practice in Charlotte, North Carolina. She has over 16 years of corporate tax experience. Most of her career has been spent focusing on tax compliance, provision review, and tax planning for multinational corporations in the retail, manufacturing and technology industries. Prior to joining BDO, Kristi was the director of tax at a publicly traded medical transcription and technology company where she spent two years building the tax department and leading the company through a domestic and global restructuring, fifteen acquisitions and a privatization. 
Kristi has spent most of her career working for global accounting firms in federal and international tax. Her experience ranges from managing large tax compliance projects to advising on cross-border and multistate transactions, complex ASC 740 issues, and accounting methods for public and private companies. Kristi has consulted on many transactions and led various engagements including those involving the following:
Tax provision assistance
U.S. federal and state tax compliance
Tax restructuring and reorganization
Section 382 loss limitation calculations
Accounting method reviews
Global tax compliance
Transfer pricing
Private equity tax compliance and planning

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


M.S., Accountancy, University of North Carolina Wilmington
B.S.B.A., Accounting, Appalachian State University