Martin Doerr Joins Brown Smith Wallace as Member-in-Charge of Tax Services
ST. LOUIS (May 1, 2009) Martin Doerr, CPA, joins Brown Smith Wallace as member-in-charge of tax services. Doerr comes from the St. Louis CBIZ office, where he served as president of the accounting, tax and advisory services practice. His experience also includes serving as the senior vice president in charge of the tax department at May Department Stores and as a partner with Arthur Andersen.
“Marty’s extensive background with top national firms, middle market companies, and retailing will enable our firm to better serve our clients and further develop services that meet their critical tax needs,” says Harvey Wallace, managing member, Brown Smith Wallace. “We are very excited to welcome Marty to the firm and look forward to the further evolution of our tax capabilities with his guidance.”
In his new role, Doerr will focus on client service and the continued growth of the tax practice, as well as training staff on best practices and new tax methods. In addition to 32 years of experience in corporate, individual and partnership tax returns in a variety of industries, Doerr is skilled at handling IRS audits and negotiations. His areas of expertise also include tax benefit and risk, federal and state tax audits, and accounting methods.
“I’ve admired the reputation Brown Smith Wallace has established as the sixth-largest firm in the St. Louis region, and I’m excited to work with such a talented and successful team,” says Doerr. “I believe my expertise will complement the firm’s existing service offerings, positioning us for continued success in the marketplace.”
Doerr earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Missouri – Columbia. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Doerr is active in his community, serving as treasurer for the Greenbriar Country Club and formerly served as parish council president and finance committee chairman for St. Monica Parish. Doerr, a native of Dayton, Ohio, resides in St. Louis with his wife, Marianne.
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