Drew Bernstein, CPA
Drew Bernstein is the Co-Regional Managing Partner of Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk, initially co-founder of Bernstein & Pinchuk, a PCAOB registered accounting firm which has been providing SEC audit and advisory services to Chinese companies since 1983. The firm is a member of the Marcum Group and an affiliate of Marcum LLP, a leading U.S. accounting and advisory firm. The combined firm is one of the largest middle market accounting firms servicing China-based, US publicly traded companies.
Bernstein is a distinguished expert with deep knowledge of the China and U.S. financial ecosystem with experience extending across Asia, Europe and Africa. Industry experience encompasses technology, education, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, pharmaceutical and real estate. Bernstein directs a global team, featuring highly trained PCAOB and SEC accounting experts and financial consultants working in New York City as well several offices across China.
Additionally, Bernstein is respected as a valuable industry thought leader and news commentator. He has published articles for Forbes.com, CFO.com and China Daily and is often a resource to prominent new media outlets such as Bloomberg TV, Reuters, The Financial Times, Barron’s, MarketWatch and more regarding Chinese IPOs, China’s economic growth, investment appetite, innovation trends, corporate governance, SEC regulations and more.
Bernstein graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Accounting. Currently, he resides in New York City with his wife and children.
Neil Pinchuk CPA
Neil Pinchuk, a cofounder, has more than 30 years of experience advising public and non-public companies in diverse industries including manufacturing, wholesaling, retail, professional practices, nonprofit entities, investment funds, broker-dealers, and real estate. He is considered a technical expert in areas including multi-state taxation, partnership and corporate taxation, U.S. taxation of foreign companies and investors, payroll and sales taxes, and taxability of like-kind exchanges.
Neil’s extensive international experiences have made him an authority in forming U.S. companies and complying with federal, state, and local tax laws. He also has significant technical expertise in SEC and U.S. accounting and auditing standards and regulations.
In addition to conducting technical training seminars, Neil is a speaker at industry conferences. He has qualified as an expert witness and also serves as a director and officer of a prestigious foundation that was honored with the President’s Voluntary Action Award by the late President Ronald Reagan. Mr. Pinchuk graduated with honors from the accelerated accounting program at the State University of New York at Albany and is licensed in the State of New York and other states. He is a member of the AICPA, NYSSCPA and the NSA.
Charles Yin, CPA,CICPA
Partner; Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Yin started his career in the financial services group at Arthur Andersen and then joined PwC for years. His main served clients include Ping An Insurance Company of China, Bank of China, China Life Insurance, China Unicom and other giant enterprises listed both in domestic and oversea capital markets, with in depth knowledge of the macro economy in China. Mr. Yin owns the efficiency and pragmatism from Andersen as well as the preciseness and tranquility from PwC.
After joining the MBP in 2008, he accomplished its layout in the Asia Pacific Region, excavated and cultivated a number of outstanding talents in various professional field with well emphasis on the entrepreneurial thinking, innovation consciousness, elite culture and team spirit. As the CEO of MBP, Mr. Yin has built up seamless and highly integrated connection between offices and functional departments in China and the United States, and made full use of all resources available.
Mr. Yin has successfully led the initial public offering (IPO), annual audits and strategic consulting services for a number of Chinese companies listed on NASDAQ, NYSE and Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and has a deep insight of main challenges in foreign capital markets for Chinese listed companies.Mr. Yin is proficient in various business models and capital operation of more than 20 industries, especially on new financial and new consumption areas.
Mr. Yin graduated from Sun Yat-Sen University with honors, and single passed the Chinese CPA qualification examination in 2000 and American CPA qualification examination thereafter.
Rong Liu, CPA
Rong Liu, a Partner at MBP, has more than 25 years of experience working with publicly and privately held companies overseeing complex audits, M&A transactions, financial due diligence, forensic accounting, internal controls, and international tax matters.
He has worked with clients across a broad array of industries, including telecommunications, technology, broadcasting, manufacturing, consumer, education, fintech, energy, wholesale and retailers, and banks. Mr. Liu plays a central role in MBP’s SEC practice in China by assisting many clients with initial public offerings (IPOs), SPAC IPOs, and SPAC mergers, as well as various complex accounting and financial reporting issues. Before joining MBP, he was a partner at Friedman LLP’s New York office and a Senior Manager at Deloitte’s Dallas office, among other positions.
Mr. Liu has demonstrated proficiency in helping clients solve challenges in diverse areas. His knowledge and experience span areas including PCAOB-compliant audits of publicly traded and privately held companies, internal controls and SOX compliance, and SEC reporting related to IPOs and ongoing compliance. He advises clients on complex revenue recognition arrangements, debt and equity transactions, business combinations, resolving SEC comment letters, stock-based compensation, and financial and M&A due diligence.
Mr. Liu received a B.A. degree in Accounting and Finance from Wuhan University in Hubei and an M.A. in Accounting (emphasis on auditing and financial reporting) from the University of Texas at Austin.
Cindy (Xiaomeng) Yu, CICPA, CIA
CPA – Assurance
Cindy Yu has substantial experience providing accounting, auditing and taxation services for U.S.-listed, multinational and private companies in various industries, including technology, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, engineering and advertising. Prior to joining MBP, Ms. Yu was a member of the U.S. GAAP audit team at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.
Ms. Yu has assisted numerous clients with complex capital market transactions, IPOs and accounting and financial reporting matters, including SOX compliance and internal controls, business combinations and M&A due diligence. She has been involved in SOX-404 testing of design, implementation and operating effectiveness for financial reporting at NASDAQ-listed companies, which has afforded her working knowledge of the issues facing SEC registrants. Ms. Yu has worked on audit engagements for pre-IPO U.S. companies, evaluating revenue recognition and amortization methods.
Ms. Yu received a B.A. in Economics from the International Economics and Trade Beijing Foreign Studies University.
Eric (He) Hu, AICPA
CPA – Assurance
Eric Hu, CPA. Partner. Eric has over 15 years of experience auditing multinational and pre-IPO companies in various industries, including consumer-based businesses, education, TMT, Mobile Game, Advertising, P2P, Media, Food and Beverage and Manufacturing. Mr. Hu’s work has given him a great understanding of the SEC and PCAOB rules and related issues U.S.-listed companies in China must solve in order to reduce risk.
Prior to joining MarcumBP, he was a member of the Assurance & Advisory Business Services Team at Ernst & Young in Beijing.
While serving diverse clients, Mr. Hu strives to understand their businesses, utilizing his extensive experiences in China based US listed companies and apply to the client’s situations to increase efficiency and reduce risk, so as to solve complicated accounting and auditing issues.
Mr. Hu received a B.A in Economics from the International Economics & Trade School of Economics at Renmin University in Beijing.