Kristi Pindell

Kristi Pindell

Tax Partner; Income Tax Accounting Atlantic Regional Leader


BDO Charlotte Office



Executive Summary

Kristi is a tax partner in our core tax services practice in Charlotte, North Carolina. In addition, she leads the Income Tax Accounting practice for the Atlantic region, and she is a part of the firm’s national assurance practice where she reviews complex tax accounting issues for the firm’s public companies across the nation and helps implement best practice and high standards for income tax accounting and auditing for the firm.

Kristi has more than 20 years of corporate tax experience serving a variety of clients across different industries, including technology, biotech, life sciences, financial services, and consumer products. Kristi has managed numerous tax and consulting engagements including corporate tax matters, in-bound & out-bound international taxation, organizational restructurings, and IRS & state tax controversy management. She has significant experience with tax issues affecting the healthcare and technology industries such as revenue recognition, research and development expenses, interest expense limitations, loss limitations, and transfer pricing.

Prior to joining BDO, Kristi spent three years of her career working as an international tax specialist with a large public accounting firm, and she spent two years working as a tax director for a large healthcare technology company. Most of her current clients are middle market multinational companies. Kristi understands and appreciates the importance of regular communication, up-front engagement planning, and tax planning to consider her client’s total tax liability. She enjoys teaming with her clients to find solutions that work best for them.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


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