Peter Motsch, CPA, MBA Principal

Peter Motsch is a Principal at Grassi Franchise Services, where he specializes in accounting and advisory services for business owners and private equity firms operating and investing in the franchise industry. His areas of expertise include outsourced CFO and back-office accounting solutions, transaction advisory, audit and attest services and technology implementation consulting.

Peter has extensive experience advising private equity firms and portfolio companies on M&A transactions, financial reporting, compliance programs and risk management. He has worked with public and private companies across a wide range of industries to ensure continuous compliance with evolving accounting and regulatory requirements.

Prior to joining Grassi, Peter was Director and Co-Leader of Accounting and Advisory Services at a regional Top 50 accounting firm. He has also served as practice leader of an outsourced accounting services group that provided full-service CFO/Controller outsourcing, day-to-day accounting support and ERP implementation consulting.

A member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA), Peter was a member of the society’s Young CPAs Council from 2013 to 2016. He is a recipient of the 2020 NJCPA Emerging Leaders Ovation Award and the 2015 NJCPA 30 Under 30 recognition. He earned a Master’s in Business Administration in Management and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting from Montclair State University, where he has also served as an adjunct professor.