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Cherry Bekaert Welcomes Accomplished Tax Services Managing Partner

calendar iconMarch 7, 2024

Cherry Bekaert (the Firm) recently welcomed Brian Moore as Managing Partner of Tax Services. Brian succeeds Christine Pierce who is retiring from the Firm after serving as Tax Services Managing Partner since 2018.

In his new role, Brian will focus on managing the strategy and execution of the tax service line for client service, talent management and financial operations. With more than 17 years of experience in tax practice leadership, he has proven success in leading large teams and achieving financial goals.

“We are thrilled to welcome Brian to the Firm. He brings a wealth of expertise in leading tax organizations through expansion, revenue growth and transformation, with proven success in guiding teams to create value,” said Michelle Thompson, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of the Firm. “His supportive leadership style and ability to offer innovative solutions across diverse geographies will make him a valuable addition to the tax service line.”

Brian is a certified public accountant with more than 25 years of professional tax experience. Prior to joining Cherry Bekaert, he served as the former East region tax practice managing partner at an accounting and advisory firm in Atlanta and New York. Throughout his career, he has cultivated extensive experience providing tax planning and compliance services to both public and private businesses. An enterprise leader, Brian has significant experience leading large teams to grow revenue, achieve financial results and manage human capital.

Brian received a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Emory University and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy with honors from the University of Alabama. In addition to his professional accolades, he is involved in his local community and serves as a board member for the Atlanta Area Council for the Boy Scouts of America, as well as an assistant scoutmaster for Troop 197 in Buckhead, Atlanta.