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Brian Bender



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Brian has dedicated more than 15 years of his career to serving trade associations, membership organizations, social clubs, foundations, charities, and numerous other nonprofit entities that include complex consolidations with for profit subsidiary companies and political action committees. With over a decade of experience in public accounting, and five years serving as a financial executive for several large trade associations and an international membership organization, he brings a unique perspective to serving his clients.

He is a frequent writer and presenter at Not-for-Profit and Leadership conferences seminars, and workshops on topics such as financial budgeting and reporting, internal controls best practices, policy and procedure development, audits of single employer defined contribution plans, and the IRS Forms 990/990T.

Brian has his Masters in Business Administration with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship from Suffolk University and his BSBA in Accounting from West Virginia University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA), Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), Pennsylvania Society of Association Excellence (PASAE) and the Virginia Society of Association Executives (VSAE).

He is the 2021-2022 Pennsylvania Society for Association Excellence Board Director, a founding board member and former treasurer for Hero Dog's Inc. served a three-year term on the AICPA Not-for-Profit Entities Expert Panel, and was one of the 2019 40 under 40 award recipients from CPA Practice Advisor, which recognizes thought leaders who are leading their profession by visibly and incrementally changing the accounting profession through their exemplary leadership, their innovative thinking, and their collaborative efforts to provide unity to the profession across the generations.

Withum isn’t just a job— we’re a family, and we carry that spirit together in everything we do. We live the Withum Way. We are catalysts for growth and success.

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