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Brad Gastineau
Tax Partner

Brad A. Gastineau, CPA, MST

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Planning
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Individual Tax
  • International Tax
  • Merger & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Multi-State Tax
  • Name, Image & Likeness (NIL)
  • Partnership
  • S-Corporation
  • Tax Representation
  • Transaction Advisory


  • English

Brad originally joined GPW in 2000 as the firm’s first tax intern! After 5 years of growth at the GPW he took a position briefly at KPMG when he moved to Montana, and then from there worked at Eide Bailly for five years, before returning to San Diego and GPW in 2010.

He is now a California Certified Public Accountant who’s tax expertise is broad and includes advising companies (large, mid-size and small), executives, professional athletes and other high net-worth individuals, with a focus on tax minimization. Over his career, Brad has worked with large multistate and international businesses including oil and gas operations, financial institutions, medical practices and real estate developers / construction contractors.

Brad earned his B.A. in Accounting from Point Loma Nazarene University, where he graduated cum laude. He also earned an M.S. in taxation with honors from Golden Gate University. He has been interviewed and quoted in articles in Boston Globe, San Diego Business Journal and KUSI.

Brad is active in the community through his membership with Rotary Club 33 where he sits on the audit committee and through his position on the board of the San Diego Harbor Police Foundation. He also supports the Active Lifestyle group of the San Diego Chapter of CalCPA. Since graduating from Point Loma Nazarene University, Brad continues his affiliation and support of the school. In his spare time Brad maintains an active lifestyle and regularly enjoys traveling and hiking trips with his wife and kids.