Azra Nakicevic, CPA

Director, Tax & Business Advisory Services
(614) 947-5286

Azra joined GBQ in 2018 with over 17 years of Big 4 experience and currently leads GBQ’s real estate tax practice. In addition to real estate, she provides tax planning and compliance services to clients in various industries, including private equity, hospitality, and construction.

Azra is a subject matter expert in pass-through entities (partnerships and S corporations) and individual taxation. She advises clients on topics such as choice of entity, complex income and loss allocations, waterfall structures, Qualified Opportunity Zones, troubled debt restructuring, and structuring related to merger and acquisition of businesses.

Before joining GBQ, Azra led and oversaw tax operations and professional development of 400 professionals in India.

She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Bluffton University, her alma mater.


  •  Bluffton University – B.B.A., Accounting and Business Administration

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants


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