Brian Bornino


Director of Valuation & Financial Opinion Services

Have a serious challenge? Don’t worry, he’s game.

His job is to find the answers. To understand what makes clients tick. To change the game and-most importantly-to win it. Brian consults with a variety of businesses, always working to help them score bigger and smarter wins. He brings over a decade of experience, a wealth of passion and a competitive fire to GBQ. Needless to say, we’re proud to have him on our team.

His hero? “Cal Ripken, Jr., because he was a great baseball player that maximized his talent and was passionate about his career, his team, his fans, his family and his sport of baseball.”

(614) 947-5212
Additional Resources
  • Case Western Reserve University, M.B.A.
  • Ohio University, B.A.


Supported By
Professional Associations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • CFA Institute
  • Columbus Society of Financial Analysts
  • Institue of Business Appraisers
  • The ESOP Association
  • National Center for Employee Ownership


  • Ohio Employee Ownership Center
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Estate Planning Group II of Columbus
  • Appraisal Issues Task Force


Past Speaking Engagements
  • “Analyzing the Valuation Issues in
    Recent ESOP Lawsuits”; National
    Center for Employee Ownership
    National Conference; Atlanta, GA;
  • “Analyzing the New DOL Process
    Agreements for ESOP Transactions”;
    Ohio/Kentucky Chapter of the ESOP
    Association; Columbus, OH; 3/21/18
  • “Valuation Case Studies”; Columbus
    Estate Planning Council; Columbus,



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