Kevin McLaughlin

Partner & Cannabis Practice Leader


Kevin is a Partner at Centri Business Consulting and the leader of the firm’s Cannabis Practice. He has more than 10 years of public accounting and consulting experience. He joined Centri in December 2014 and has supported clients in several industries, focusing primarily on cannabis, life sciencestechnology, software, and mining. Kevin specializes in supporting clients by documenting the accounting treatment of various transactions, including complex debt and equity analysis, acquisition accounting process integration, and due diligence. He also performs IPO and M&A readiness services and supports clients with their financial reporting requirements, preparing periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including S-1, S-4, 8-K, Proxy, 10-Q, 10-K, and Form 10 filings.

Prior to his time with Centri, Kevin was a Senior at Friedman LLP, where he worked on several private and public engagements for clients in a variety of industries, including life sciences, technology, real estate, entertainment, and financial services. His experience included a focus on emerging growth and publicly traded companies, where he helped guide various clients through the financial reporting process of going public via a reverse merger.

Kevin received a B.S. in Accounting from Saint Joseph’s University in 2012. He is on the leadership committee of Project Magis, along with the Capital Markets Council of the American Trade Association for Cannabis and Hemp (“ATACH”). Kevin is a member of both the American and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.