Brooks E. Nelson, CPA

Title:Partner, Tax Services

Leadership Role:Technical Director of Tax Professional Practices

Education:B.S., University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill; M.A., University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Brooks E. Nelson

A Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of experience in the accounting industry, Brooks is a Tax Partner in the Richmond office of Cherry Bekaert. He provides taxation and business consulting services to the Firm’s diverse client base, focusing his practice on serving closely held businesses and related individuals. Brooks has extensive experience assisting clients with the taxation issues surrounding closely held businesses, merger and acquisition transactions, real estate operations, and high-net-worth individuals. Clients also look to Brooks for skilled guidance during IRS examinations and IRS appeals.

As the Firm’s Technical Director of Tax Professional Practices, Brooks has broad oversight over Cherry Bekaert’s tax quality control and training as well as specific responsibilities for the development of the Firm’s various tax specialty services. He also sits on the Firm’s Executive Board.

Professional Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Community Tax Law Project
  • Bon Air Basketball League
  • Richmond Shakespeare