March 20, 2018
We are honored to introduce our newest board member, Manoj K. Kashyap. Manoj, his wife Heidi, and their 22-year-old twin sons, Miles and Conner, have been members of the Tahoe Yacht Club since 2015. In 2014, Miles and Conner obtained a beautifully restored 1959 Chris Craft Utility named “Knock on Wood” from Rich Fisher and Nancy Bartolomei. Knock on Wood was entered in the Concours d’Elegance the past 2 years and received first place awards in its class for both years and the Best Chris Craft in Show in 2017. The Kashyap family are active members of the Northern California/Lake Tahoe Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society and Heidi is an active member of the Tahoe Maritime Center Board.
Manoj is an audit partner at PwC LLP based in San Francisco focusing in the Banking and Capital Markets group of the US Financial Services practice. He is also the global leader of PwC’s FinTech practice across audit, tax and advisory services. He is also a member of PwC’s Global Financial Services Leadership team which sets and monitors the strategic direction of PwC’s global financial services practice. Previously, Manoj was leader of PwC’s Financial Services emerging markets team from 2014-2015 and the leader of the Financial Services practice for PwC India overseeing audit, tax ,and advisory services for that sector from 2011-2015.
Manoj began his career with PwC in the Los Angeles office in 1990 where he worked in the
audit practice until 1996. He then spent six years abroad working in the Luxembourg office after which he returned to the US to the San Francisco office in 2002. With his admission to the partnership in 2006, he transferred to the Los Angeles office until his assignment in India from 2012-2015. He has since returned to the San Francisco office.
Manoj specializes in the effect of emerging technologies on the financial services industry and in providing audit and business advisory services to clients in the banking, payments, consumer finance, asset management and capital markets sectors. He also has experience in manufacturing, distribution, and international holding company structures. He has performed and led audits of both SEC registrants and privately held companies. Manoj also led the automotive finance practice in the US from 2008-2012.
Manoj holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from California State University – East Bay (formerly Hayward). He is a licensed CPA in California and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.