Matthew Brady, CPA

Title:Partner, Tax Services

Leadership Role:Managing Partner, Hampton Roads Practice

Education:B.S. in Business Administration, concentration in Accounting, East Carolina University


Matt Brady

As Managing Partner of Cherry Bekaert’s Hampton Roads Practice, Matt is responsible for overseeing relationships to ensure a coordinated and seamless service experience for clients served in the market. A Tax Partner with more than 13 years of experience, Matt provides clients expertise in tax planning and compliance for multi-state C corporations, S corporations, and high-net-worth individuals. He specializes in large corporate and pass-thru entity tax compliance with an added focus on state and local tax (SALT), credits and incentives, and tax provisions (ASC 740).

Based in the Firm’s Virginia Beach practice, Matt serves as a leader in the Firm’s THInc specialty practice focused on innovative companies in the technology, health and life sciences, and industrial sectors. He is also a leader and member of Cherry Bekaert’s team of foreign direct investment specialists that provide specialized guidance to companies expanding their global footprint into the U.S. to compete effectively in the international arena while keeping a local perspective on business matters.

Matt began his career in accounting in 2005. He has worked with several midsize to large C corporations, including SEC registrants, on diverse issues including accounting for income taxes (ASC 740), research and development tax credits, domestic production activities deductions, cost segregation studies, and IRS and state audit defense.

Prior to joining Cherry Bekaert, he spent four years at a Big Four firm and five years with a Hampton Roads-based SEC registrant.

Specialties/Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Tax
  • Credits & Incentives
  • Expat Services
  • Federal Tax
  • High-Net-Worth Individuals
  • State & Local Tax
  • Tax Provision (ASC 740)
  • THInc

Professional Involvement

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

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, 757 Angels
  • Board Member, Central Business District Association