About Steven

Steven Baum is a Marcum partner and serves as the Digital Assets and Blockchain Technology Co-Leader. Steve has a strong focus serving clients in the digital currency, emerging technology, fin-tech, software, telecommunications, and consumer products industries.

Steven, a leader in the Assurance Services division, has earned a reputation for his knowledge and ability in addressing and assessing, the needs of companies that are impacted by digital assets and emerging technologies. Steve helped develop a software designed to ensure the accuracy of audits involving digital assets, and to build audit procedures involving a unique class of assets. Because of this, Steve is frequently asked to speak and provide commentary at industry events and within the crypto community. He brings substantive experience to transactional engagements involving IPOs, token launches, private placement offerings, business acquisitions, mergers, and other equity or capital raises.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA)
  • Americian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Proof of Reserves Working Group
  • Digital of Chamber Commerce
  • Wall Street Blockchain Alliance

Practice Focus

Audit and Advisory Services
Private Company and SEC Audit Engagements
Financial Reporting Compliance
Initial and Secondary Public Offerings, Reverse Mergers and Private Placements

Education

B.S., Accounting
Hofstra University

Master’s in Accountancy
Rutgers University

Awards

2019 40 Under 40 Honoree, CPA Practice Advisor