COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 5, 2018) – Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A., (BPS) is pleased to announce that R. Benjamin Glenn, CPA, a 13-year veteran with the firm, has been named a partner. BPS is one of the premier public accounting and consulting firms in the Southeast, serving leading businesses and individuals across the country.
Glenn is the lead tax professional on BPS' Captive Insurance Team where he serves captive insurance companies and their parent corporations throughout the United States. He routinely consults on the formation of new captive insurance companies, helping to assess risk transfer and risk distribution matters key to the successful formation of a captive insurance enterprise. In addition, Glenn’s experience includes successfully defending captive insurance companies in IRS examinations and submitting private letter ruling requests to the IRS. He is highly sought after in the captive insurance and telecommunications industries as well as a resource for industry professionals who need expert tax advice.
Commenting on the announcement, BPS Managing Shareholder Ken Bauknight said, “We’re pleased to welcome Ben to the BPS leadership team. It’s gratifying that our firm is ‘growing our own’ talent and creating leadership opportunities for our CPA staff. Since joining BPS, Ben has focused on building an industry-leading knowledge base in the areas of captive insurance and telecommunications, which in turn has contributed to BPS’ growth. He’s an asset to our clients and our firm.”
Glenn also advises individuals, corporations, and partnerships on tax planning and compliance, which are critical areas given the recent changes to the federal tax code.
A graduate of Louisiana State University, Glenn is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, South Carolina Captive Insurance Association, and The Friendly Society Restored. He is a 2011 graduate of Leadership Columbia and former treasurer of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia.
About Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A.
Established in 1991, Bauknight, Pietras & Stormer, P.A. (BPS) is among the Southeast’s premier accounting and consulting firms and the largest locally owned public accounting firms in South Carolina. BPS serves as a strategic partner to our clients, providing tax, accounting and assurance, and business planning services as well as trust and estate planning. BPS serves a diverse client base in captive insurance, construction and real estate, employee benefits, hospitality, manufacturing and distribution, professional services, telecommunications, and technology. BPS is a member of Prime Global, an association of private accounting firms. Learn more at www.bpscpas.com.