Eddie Price, CCSP, was elected President of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals (ASCSP) for a two-year term, effective August 1, 2023.

Cost Segregation is a commonly used strategic tax planning tool that allows companies and individuals who have constructed, purchased, expanded, or remodeled real estate to increase cash flow by accelerating depreciation deductions and deferring federal and state income taxes. 

 KBKG supports the ASCSP and takes pride in providing Cost Segregation services. KBKG, a top provider in the industry, values working with ASCSP to improve its services and ensure high quality and effectiveness.

Cost Segregation is a complex process involving identifying and classifying property assets to accelerate depreciation deductions for tax purposes. KBKG is an expert in this field, providing detailed studies that assist clients in maximizing tax benefits and enhancing cash flow.

By aligning with the ASCSP, KBKG demonstrates its dedication to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and expertise in Cost Segregation. The ASCSP is a prestigious organization that promotes excellence in the field through education, certification, and networking opportunities for its members.

As a proud supporter of ASCSP, KBKG actively participates in society’s initiatives and contributes to advancing Cost Segregation practices.

KBKG collaborates with ASCSP, and our collaboration helps KBKG connect with industry professionals. It also helps them stay updated on the latest developments and best practices in Cost Segregation. This partnership helps KBKG improve its services, ensuring clients get accurate and helpful Cost Segregation studies.

Furthermore, KBKG’s support of ASCSP reflects its commitment to promoting the growth and recognition of the Cost Segregation profession. KBKG supports ASCSP, helping to improve the education and development of Cost Segregation professionals and raise industry standards and credibility.

KBKG’s proud support of the ASCSP showcases its dedication to providing top-notch Cost Segregation services. By collaborating with ASCSP, KBKG strengthens its expertise and contributes to advancing the Cost Segregation profession. We encourage our Cost Segregation engineers to join the ASCSP and ultimately earn the Certified Cost Segregation Professional (CCSP) designation. KBKG has nine certified members with several professionals working to achieve the CCSP designation. 

KBKG is proud to announce that several leaders within our organization have new appointments

KBKG is proud to announce that several leaders within our organization have new appointments. 

We are proud to announce that several leaders within our organization have new appointments.

Eddie Price | KBKG Director

Eddie Price, CCSP, elected President. Eddie joined the ASCSP in 2008 and earned his CCSP designation in 2011. He currently serves as Chair of the Testing Committee and previously served as Chair of the Education Committee.

Eddie is a Principal with KBKG, overseeing the Southern region and its Texas-based operations. He began working in Cost Segregation in the early 1980s when the Investment Tax Credit era was in effect. He has been doing this work for more than 40 years.

Winston Shurtz, CCSP, elected Director. Winston joined the ASCSP and earned his CCSP designation in 2019, serving on the Conference Committee for two years. Winston is a Senior Manager in KBKG’s Southeast region based out of Atlanta. He has more than 17 years of Cost Segregation experience, providing reliable, engineering-based results for clients in multiple industries.  

Lester Cook, CCSP, appointed Secretary. Lester joined the ASCSP in 2008 and earned his CCSP designation in 2015. He currently serves as Chair of the Ethics Committee and is a past member of the Testing Committee. This appointment as Secretary is his second term in this role.

Lester is a Principal with KBKG, leading the Midwest region and its Chicago-based operations. Lester has over 20 years of experience in Cost Segregation and fixed asset depreciation.

Malik Javed, CCSP, Chair, Technical Standards Committee. Malik joined the ASCSP in 2008 and earned his CCSP designation in 2012. He currently heads the Technical Standards Committee. Previously, Malik served on the Board of Directors for four years.

Malik is a Principal with KBKG and the national leader of its Cost Segregation practice. His career in Cost Segregation spans over 19 years.


The mission of the ASCSP is to be the pre-eminent professional organization for Cost Segregation professionals. The organization creates rules for the industry. It also sets guidelines for how professionals should behave.

Additionally, ASCSP offers ongoing education for members. It gives certifications to members. Lastly, it acts as a link between the industry and the government.

About KBKG

KBKG is a trusted tax partner with a reputation for integrity and truthfulness. These appointments to the ASCSP are reflective of our company values.

KBKG has over 20 years of experience guiding clients through complex tax issues. Our tax professionals stay abreast of all code modifications to ensure our clients receive all tax benefits they are eligible for. KBKG has offices nationwide and corporate headquarters in Pasadena, California.

At KBKG, we understand that all individuals, companies, and accounting systems differ. We are a client-centric firm with a primary objective of delivering value to those we serve. We offer a wide range of services catering to your needs and interests.

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