Executive Team

Brad A. Graves, CPA

Partner-in-Charge, Tax Services Group

“Leadership is having the power to listen. Taking the time to fully understand our client’s vision, objectives and challenges enables us to tailor our services to meet their specific needs. It all starts with opening our ears.”

With Haskell & White since: 1988

Brad offers experience working with middle-market companies to develop creative tax strategies and solutions, as well as handling all compliance matters. His clients are primarily closely held companies in the real estate, manufacturing, distribution, and technology industries, with revenues ranging from $5 million to $200 million. Brad has written and consulted on articles for the Building Industry Association, Smart Business and other publications, and has lectured on various topics including new tax acts, 1031 exchanges, mergers and acquisitions, and accounting methods.

The value that Brad brings to his clients comes from his years of experience across the spectrum of industries providing services such as structuring entity ownership and transactions, reviewing and advising on agreements, tax deferrals and tax planning matters, restructuring and troubled debt issues, methods of accounting for revenues and expenses, and addressing the impact of financing arrangements.

Industries & Areas of Specialty:
  • Real estate
  • Manufacturing & distribution
  • Technology
  • Business Reorganizations
  • 1031 Exchange
  • Depreciation and Credit Studies
  • Transaction and Entity Structuring
  • Tax Strategy and Planning
Industry and Professional Affiliations:
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Building Industry Association (BIA)
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CAL CPA)
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • Vistage International
  • California State University, Long Beach – B.S. in Accounting & Finance/Real Estate
  • Golden Gate University – Masters in Taxation
Community Involvement:
  • Southern California Children’s Chorus – Director (fmr)
  • Vanguard University Foundation Board of Directors, Chair Investment Committee

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We specialize in uncovering challenges and maximizing opportunities for middle-market companies at every stage of development. Our team of big firm-trained professionals deliver deep expertise and sophisticated accounting solutions within a fee structure that makes sense for middle-market organizations. Contact us today to discuss how we can strengthen your business with our “value of experience.”