About Kristin

Kristin Barishian is a partner in the Assurance Sevices department. She has more than 15 years of experience in public accounting focusing on audits of public and private companies.

Ms. Barishian works primarily with companies in the technology industry, primarily in software and life science companies. She also has experience providing in-house technical consulting, including internal control assessments, for public and private companies. Additionally, Ms. Barishian has worked on Quality of Earnings due diligence projects for buyers and sellers. Prior to joining Marcum LLP, Kristin worked for 4 years in private industry as a manager of SEC and financial reporting and as an accounting manager.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • BVARI (Boston VA Research Institute), Board Member (audit committee chair)
  • Social Enterprise Greenhouse, Mentor
  • South Coast Entrepeneurs Collaborative Inc, Board Member
  • Blue Institute, Board Member
  • Mass Challenge, Mentor
  • North Shore Tech Council, Board Member
  • Blue Venture Forum, Board Member

Practice Focus

Financial Statement Audits
SEC Financial Reporting
Complex Revenue Recognition
Complex Debt/Equity Transactions
Mergers and Acquisitions
Due Diligence


Master of Science, Accounting
Bentley University

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Bentley University