Brett Burns is Head of Accounting with Mesa West Capital and heads the Accounting and Reporting team. Prior to joining Mesa West in 2016, Mr. Burns worked as a Senior Manager for KPMG LLP’s Alternative Investments Group in Los Angeles. At KPMG, he was responsible for concurrently planning and managing multiple financial audits for Funds and Investment Advisers, including Mesa West Capital’s investment adviser and real estate funds, Wilshire Associates Incorporated’s investment adviser and fund of funds, and Westport Capital’s private equity funds. Mr. Burns started his career at KPMG working on an SEC registered company where he focused on internal controls and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley. Mr. Burns is a licensed CPA and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting from San Diego State University.