Brendan P. Brady CPA, CVA

Brendan P. Brady



Assurance Services Group

At a glance

Brendan is responsible for managing client engagements, team scheduling, training and development. He leads assurance engagements as well as internal control projects in a wide range of industries, and is one of the leaders of the Firm’s employee benefit plan audit practice. Brendan focuses on gaining a deep understanding of the operations of the companies he serves, allowing him to work closely with management to provide insights into opportunities for operational improvements. Brendan’s responsibilities also include development and supervision of training programs for members of the Assurance Services department, implementation of new auditing standards, and assisting clients in implementing new accounting standards.

Brendan joined Dopkins & Company LLP in 2002 upon graduation.

Industries Served

  • Manufacturing
  • Wholesale and Retail
  • Family Owned Businesses
  • Employee Benefit Plans

Principal Areas of Expertise

  • Business Valuations
  • Employee benefit plans
  • Transaction Advisory Services
  • Consolidations
  • Accounting for foreign operations
  • Internal controls
  • Accounting for business combinations
  • Revenue Recognition Standard Implementation Services
  • Audits, Reviews and Compilations
  • Financial Reporting
  • Litigation Support
  • Paycheck Protection Program


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Valuation Analyst


  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) – Buffalo Chapter

Community Service

  • Vice-President, Finance, University at Buffalo Alumni Association (2021 – Present); Member, Board of Directors (2019 – Present).
  • Treasurer, Irish Classical Theatre Company (2021 – Present); Member Board of Trustees (2019 – Present). Brendan also serves as a member of the Planning Committee for the Irish Classical Theatre Company’s annual signature fundraising event.
  • Member, Finance Committee, Gerard Place, an organization dedicated to providing housing and supportive programs for homeless, single-parent families.


  • B.S. in Accounting, summa cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • M.B.A., summa cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo

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