US IPO Services co-Leader and West Region SPAC Leader
Audit & Assurance Partner | Deloitte & Touche LLP
225 West Santa Clara Street
Barrett is an Audit & Assurance partner in Deloitte & Touche LLP's Accounting and Reporting Advisory practice located in the Bay Area as well as the US IPO Services Co-Leader and the West Region SPAC Leader. For the better part of the last two decades, Barrett has been primarily focused on IPO and other transactional advisory services including serving well over 50 IPO and SPAC related engagements.
Barrett first joined Deloitte & Touche LLP when his firm, Nextstep Advisory Services LLC, an IPO advisory firm based in the Bay Area, was acquired by Deloitte & Touche LLP. Barrett has additional experience as a senior IPO services partner with a leading specialized advisory firm, chief financial officer of two Bay Area companies, director of accounting for a global cloud-based human capital management provider, and over two decades in public accounting.
Barrett has been called upon by some of the top-tier media such as CNBC, Bloomberg, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Forbes, Fortune, Yahoo! Finance, TechCrunch, and more to provide insights on the IPO market and recent trends. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida State University and is a certified public accountant in California.