Richard A. Bratt, CPA

Richard Bratt is Executive Vice President for BeachFleischman and leads the firm’s Hospitality Practice Group. Working in public accounting since 1975, he has extensive experience providing tax planning and consulting services.

Areas of Specialty

  • Accounting
  • Business Consulting
  • Tax Planning & Preparation

Industry Experience

  • Restaurant/Hospitality
  • Construction
  • Health Care
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate

Education

  • University of Arizona, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Certificate of Education/Achievement: Tax Planning & Advising for Closely-Held Businesses

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Management for an Accounting Practice (MAP) Committee, Former Member
  • Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants – Tucson Committee for Management of an Accounting Practice, Past Chairman
  • Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants – Tucson Committee for Public Relations, Past Chairman

Publications

  • Bratt has co-authored articles for Inside Tucson Business, and the Edge magazine for the Leading Edge Alliance.
  • He has also authored several chapters on accountant and tax-related issues included in the Restaurant Operations Matters by the Arizona Restaurant Association.

Selected Speeches

  • Bratt has given numerous speeches on a wide variety of income tax and consulting topics at client sponsored seminars and associations. He also has appeared on KUAT-TV’s Tax Tips program.

Community Associations and Activities

Current
  • Caballeros del Sol, Member
  • Los Charros del Desierto, Board Member and Treasurer
  • Los Charros Foundation, Inc., Board Member and President
  • Mountain Oyster Club, Member, Board Member and Treasurer
  • SALARA, Member
  • Visit Tucson, Executive Committee Member and Past Board Chairman
Past
  • American Red Cross, Southern Arizona Chapter, Past Board Member and Treasurer
  • Arizona Children’s Association, Past Board Member
  • Arizonans for a Drug Free Workplace, Past Board Member
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Tucson, Past President and Senior Board Member
  • Boy Scouts of America Catalina Council, Past Board Member
  • Southern Arizona Arabian Horse Association, Past Board Member
  • Tucson Museum of Art, Past Board Member
  • Fiesta Bowl, Past Committee Member
  • Glassman Foundation, Past Board Member
  • Reading Seed, Inc., Past Board Member
  • Rotary Club of Tucson Foundation, Past Board Member and Treasurer