Charlie A. Burak is the Principal at Burak & Associates CPAs in Walnut Creek. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified Fraud Examiner, Accredited in Business Valuation and Certified in Financial Forensics. For 15 years his practice focus has been Forensic Accounting, Business Valuation, Income Tax and Consulting Services for individuals and privately held companies. He has served as Individuals’ and Courts’ Expert in litigation throughout many of California’s counties.

Charlie is a graduate of the Leadership Contra Costa program. He is an elected Council Representative to the California Society of CPAs Board of Directors and Chair of the CalCPA Amicus Curie Committee. He is Past Chair of the California Society of CPAs Family Law Section, two-time Co-Chair of the Family Law Conference and Past President of the East Bay Chapter of the CalCPA. He has written articles and lectured on Fraud, Business Valuation, Personal Finance and Forensic Accounting topics.

Charlie has a wife of over 13 years and two young boys. He earned his bachelor degree from California State University, Chico. Charlie is an avid fan of most sports, particularly when played by teams from Chicago.