National IPO Services and IPO Center of Excellence Leader
Partner | Deloitte & Touche LLP
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Barrett is a partner within the Accounting and Reporting Advisory practice for Deloitte & Touche LLP. He has deep expertise in IPO-related engagements having worked primarily in the field, and on 60+ S-1 and initial public offering (IPO) engagements. Prior to Deloitte, Barrett was the founder and chief executive officer of Nextstep Advisory Services, LLC (acquired by Deloitte & Touche LLP in 2018), a leading provider of IPO and technical accounting services in the Bay Area.
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 nearly a decade in public accounting.
Barrett is regularly called upon by top-tier media such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, TechCrunch, Bloomberg, and more to provide insights regarding the IPO market and trends. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida State University and is a certified public accountant in California.