GBQ is pleased to announce that Rob Roll, CPA, has been promoted to Tax Senior Manager. Rob is based in our Columbus, OH office.

GBQ Tax Partner Jeff Waldeck shared, “Rob embodies the meaning of empowering growth of our clients and our people. He has developed into one of the top technical leaders in our tax department and is passionate about solving complex solutions for our clients. We are thrilled to welcome Rob to the senior leadership team and I can’t wait to see what’s next for him.”

Rob joined GBQ in 2014 upon graduation from Ohio Northern University (ONU) and has worked with a wide variety of closely-held companies and their owners, with particular emphasis on serving high-net-worth families and their related entities. Rob enjoys helping clients navigate tax compliance and consulting complexities, including gift and estate planning and trust taxation. He has also worked with executives of various companies and is well versed in the intricacies of executive compensation packages. Additionally, Rob spends a significant amount of his time working with the sponsors of venture capital and private equity funds on tax compliance and structuring initial investments, follow-on investments and exits. As part of those engagements, he is frequently asked to consult with portfolio companies on various tax matters.

Rob remains active throughout the community by volunteering his time and expertise to various organizations. A proud ONU Polar Bear, he serves on the James F. Dicke College of Business Advisory Board and is a member of the Columbus Alumni Club. In addition to the AICPA, Rob is a member of the OSCPA, where he has held several positions within various committees and boards, including the Ohio Young CPA Committee, Statewide Endorsement Committee, and the Development Committee of the Ohio CPA Foundation. Rob also serves as a member of the Columbus Emerging Leaders Board for Make-A-Wish of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Passionate about teaching, Rob was selected to serve as an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at Capital University for the 2022 academic year.


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