Bruce V. Benator, Partner

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Claims to fame:

Education

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Memberships

Vistage
CFO Leadership Council, Atlanta Chapter Steering Committee
Georgia Staffing Association
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
Russell Bedford International Tax Services Group

Publications

Nimble, Thorough Response Leads to Successful Transaction (case study)

Sale-Side Services Delivers Value in Excess of Fees (case study)

Buyer and Seller Save Big With Creative Tax Solutions (case study)

Staffing Industry Review, May 2014: Remodeling for Sale: How to Stage Your Staffing Firm for a Sale

Maximize Your Staffing Business’ Value NOW: Eight Key Accounting, Tax and Finance Tips to Prepare Your Staffing Business for Sale

Bruce is driven to be more than an accountant to his clients. “I want to serve clients the way they should be served…as a business advisor who helps them make prudent business sense out of the numbers.”

Providing services to emerging, middle-market and closely held businesses, Bruce manages, coordinates and performs audits and reviews of privately held companies in various industries, including manufacturing, distribution, service, software and staffing companies. He also manages audits of not-for-profit organizations and audits in accordance with governmental auditing standards.

As the Transactions Practice Leader, Bruce has conducted numerous due diligence and systems consultation engagements of various sizes and complexity, primarily for manufacturing, service and distribution companies. He leads the firm’s software & technology industry group, working with start-ups and growing tech companies at every phase of their life cycle, and he co-leads WBL’s staffing industry group.  He is active with the Georgia Staffing Association.

Bruce started his career interning for his father, an accountant who founded the firm Kanes Benator & Company in 1953. After college, he worked at Ernst & Young before joining the firm that now bears his name.

He is married to Deb and has two daughters.

PARTNERS
Bruce V. Benator »
Managing Partner, Assurance Services

Kevin J. Hedrick »
Partner, Tax Planning and Compliance Services

Steven G. Horn »
Director of Tax Planning, Compliance Services and International Tax Consultation

Todd Koransky »
Partner, Tax Planning and Compliance Services

Petra Orquiola »
Partner, Assurance Services

Laura E. Speir »
Partner in Charge, Controllership and Accounting Services

Patricia A. Yeager »
Partner, Assurance Services, Director of Non-Profit Services

MANAGERS
Jamie Burak »
Human Resources

Kory Findley »
Assurance Services

Heather Kunz »
Marketing & Business Development

David Nash »
Tax Manager

Griselle Umpierre »
Assurance Services