Elizaveta (Lisa)
Colton, CPA
Director, Tax
4200 Bohannon Drive, Suite 250
Menlo Park, CA 94025


Lisa is a Tax Director at BPM. She has nearly 10 years of experience providing customized tax solutions to clients across the high-tech, life science, real estate and financial services sectors. Her primary objectives with research credit studies is to optimize the credit with complete and accurate deliverables, while minimizing the tax risk and disruption of a company’s personnel.

Elizaveta (Lisa) Colton holds an active CPA license in California.

Interesting Tidbit

Lisa loves board games, anything from Bananagrams, rat-a-tat cat, and Yatzee to Catan games with her favorite being “The Settlers of Catan.” Lisa is a fitness instructor for pilates and step classes. 



  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency (CAAP) Santa Clara University

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BA/Business Information Systems – University of Cooperative Education, Karlsruhe, Germany