Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors is pleased to announce that Chris Branch, of the Firm’s Birmingham office, was named as a Top Opportunity Zone Influencer by Opportunity Zone Magazine.
Opportunity Zone Magazine recognized five categories of influential Opportunity Zone professionals, including attorneys, tax specialists, policy influencers and fund managers/developers. Candidates were evaluated based on their vision, influence and industry experience. Branch was named in the list of top 25 Opportunity Zone Tax Specialists from across the country. The group of distinguished winners excel in providing taxpayers and participants in the Opportunity Zones program with investment and consulting services.
Branch is an asset to Warren Averett’s Tax Division and leads the Firm’s Opportunity Zones Program efforts. As the Firm’s service area champion, he has written white papers and blog articles on Opportunity Zones, as well as presented insightful information at various events and webinars. Branch stays informed on the Opportunity Zone program regulations as they are released, in order to provide investors and developers with the insight needed to make informed decisions.