James P. Karides, CPA - Partner

James P. Karides, Certified Public Accountant, achieved prominence in the Richmond and Hampton Roads, Virginia communities by providing tax and financial consulting for over twenty-seven years to high net worth individuals and closely-held growth companies. His areas of expertise include assisting with tax planning, financing considerations and alternatives, and negotiating and structuring acquisitions.

After graduating from the McIntire School of Commerce at University of Virginia in 1982 with a B.S. in Commerce, Mr. Karides joined KPMG, CPAs in Richmond, Virginia. Seven years in Richmond with the firm were followed by another five years at the firm’s offices in Norfolk, Virginia. In 1994, Jim founded The Karides Group, CPAs in Virginia Beach and served as President until November 2007 when the firm was combined with The Roseline Financial Group, a leading tax and financial services firm founded by former KPMG professionals.

Jim joined founder Richard L. Sharp in 2007 to form V-Ten Capital Partners as a partner and serves as its Chief Financial Officer. His daily responsibilities include overseeing V-Ten’s investment portfolio and provides oversight and expertise in the areas of capital financing, structure, tax planning and financial reporting.

Jim is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is current treasurer and past president of Norfolk Festevents, Ltd. He is an alumnus of the Richmond Venture Capital Club and Leadership Hampton Roads. He currently serves on several charitable foundation boards and is a member of the Virginia Beach Advisory Board for Monarch Bank.

Mr. Karides currently resides in Virginia Beach, VA with his wife, Guzin, and their three sons.