Richard M. Bartolanzo


Richard Bartolanzo is a Partner with over twenty-five years of experience providing US and international tax advisory services. He currently heads Bennett Thrasher’s Insurance industry practice and is the team leader for the firm’s Corporate Tax group. Prior to joining Bennett Thrasher in 2006, Richard worked for KPMG LLP’s federal tax practice in Atlanta. At KPMG, Richard served in a number of different roles including southeast director for middle-market tax outsourcing engagements and coordinator for ASC740 income tax provision preparation and review projects.

Richard has had extensive experience with clients in the insurance, technology, bioscience, manufacturing and distribution industries with clients ranging in size from Fortune 500 SEC registrants to closely-held multi-national entities to venture capital backed start-up companies. He has a broad knowledge of tax planning issues facing Subchapter C, Subchapter S, Partnership, Limited Liability Company and individual taxpayers, and 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.

Richard graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a Master of Science degree in Accounting and Taxation. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA).