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Rakhi Rao

Rakhi P. Rao

Director, Tax
Location: Walnut Creek |

Rakhi has over 20 years of professional experience working with individuals, trusts, closely-held businesses and nonprofit organizations. She has experience with tax compliance and research, tax controversy and financial planning.

Rakhi began her tax accounting career with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC and then went on to work in public accounting for national and regional firms, with a concentration in high-net-worth individuals and their related closely-held businesses. In-between her positions in public accounting, she was the CFO of a privately-held book publisher for six years. Prior to joining BPM, Rakhi was Vice President, Tax at Baker Street Advisors, LLC.

Rakhi holds an active CPA license in California.

Interesting Tidbit

In her spare time, Rakhi is a member of three book groups and the Jane Austen Society of North America.

Quick Facts


Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


BA/English – University of California, Berkeley
MA/Taxation – Golden Gate University