Peter Prevot, CPA, CIA
Peter Prevot, CPA, CIA, is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) with Bridge West Consulting. Peter dedicated his career to the cannabis industry in 2014 after learning about the unique tax and banking regulations surrounding legal marijuana in the U.S. Peter formed a consulting firm to serve the industry, and in 2018, he merged his practice with Bridge West CPAs and Advisors. As the COO of Bridge West Consulting, Peter ensures that clients have the necessary resources and information to make sound business decisions. He helps clients increase profitability, retain more of the bottom line for business growth, and comply with laws and regulations as operations expand.
Peter’s core professional competencies include regulatory analysis, license procurement, management consulting, corporate governance, strategy, accounting information systems, banking regulations, governmental relations, and internal controls. Peter previously held board positions with the Louisiana Cannabis Association and the Pointe Coupee Enrichment Fund. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Upbeat Academy Foundation and the Veterans Alliance for Holistic Alternatives. In addition, Peter is the Founder and Executive Director of the Louisiana Association for Therapeutic Alternatives.
Peter has five years of experience working in federal and state-level grant and contract procurement for the Tulane University Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science. His background also includes an accounting position with TD Ameritrade and staff level positions with Ernst & Young and Turner Industries. Peter is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor.