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Richard M. Bartolanzo

Richard M. Bartolanzo
Board Member

Richard Bartolanzo is a Partner in Bennett Thrasher’s Tax practice. He has more than 30 years of experience providing U.S. and international tax advisory services. He currently heads the firm’s Technology and Insurance practices.

Prior to joining Bennett Thrasher in 2006, Richard worked for KPMG LLP’s Federal Tax practice in Atlanta. At KPMG, Richard served in a variety of roles including Southeast Director for middle-market tax outsourcing engagements and Coordinator for ASC740 income tax provision preparation and review projects.

Richard has extensive experience in the insurance, technology, bioscience and manufacturing and distribution industries, with clients ranging in size from Fortune 500 SEC registrants to closely-held, multinational entities to venture-capital-backed startup companies. He has a broad knowledge of tax planning issues facing Subchapter C, Subchapter S, Partnership, Limited Liability Company and individual taxpayers. In addition, he has coordinated and executed a number of cross-border M&A structuring and due diligence transactions, with a goal of minimizing tax costs and maximizing shareholder value.

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practice areas

  • ASC 740
  • Business Tax
  • International Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Tax Planning & Consulting
  • industry experience

  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Technology
  • education

    • Master of Science (Accounting & Taxation), University of Colorado
    • Bachelor of Science (Finance), University of Colorado

    professional affiliations

    • Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC)
    • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    • CREATE-X
    • Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA)
    • Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
    • Techstars
    • Venture Atlanta (VA), Selection Committee Member

    community involvement

    • Bennett Thrasher Foundation, Advisory Member to the Board of Directors
    • Camp Kudzu, Chairman of the Board and former Finance Committee Chair
    • Georgia State University School of Accountancy, Advisory Board
    • University of Colorado at Boulder Leeds School of Business, Peer Mentor