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WithumSmith+Brown, PC Accountants & Advisors
Chair, 2017-2018

Brian is a Principal in the Tax Department at WithumSmith+Brown, PC, specializing in helping high-net worth individuals and owner-managed businesses navigate today’s complex tax environment. As an emerging leader and knowledgeable professional with nearly 15 years of experience,  Brian provides insightful tax planning and compliance services to individuals and their families, along with owners of privately held businesses in a wide variety of industries who have complex tax needs. He helps drive tax compliance and planning strategies with an eye towards the rapidly evolving nature of our tax landscape, whether it be utilizing the latest estate planning techniques or helping a business owner find the optimal tax structure for their business. Brian is frequently called upon to guide other professionals in the Tax Department and is active in the Firm’s Executive Committee, Personnel Committee and Technology Committee.

Brian has worked extensively on the preparation and review of individual, fiduciary, partnership and corporate tax returns as well as gift & estate tax returns. His extensive experience allows him to provide comprehensive advice and consulting on tax planning, tax compliance, wealth preservation, estate planning and transfer taxation for owner-managed businesses and high-net-worth individuals and their families,enabling clients to not only meet, but exceed their goals.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a member of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the Montgomery County Estate Planning Council.