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Brent Gastineau
Tax Partner

Brent L. Gastineau, CPA, MST

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Planning
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Equity Compensation
  • Individual Tax
  • International Tax
  • Merger & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Multi-State Tax
  • Nonprofit
  • Partnership
  • S-Corporation
  • Tax Representation
  • Transaction Advisory


  • English
  • Spanish

Brent joined GPW in 2002. He is a California Certified Public Accountant who’s practice is broad and includes extensive experience with tax research, planning and compliance for closely-held businesses and their owners. Brent continually monitors tax law developments and works with high net-worth individuals, helping to guide them through the complicated tax issues that are unique to their business and investment activities.

Brent earned his B.A. in accounting from Point Loma Nazarene University. He also earned an M.S. in taxation with high honors from Golden Gate University. He has been a guest presenter at the San Diego County Bar Association, UCSD and various other local business groups.

Brent serves on the board of STAR/PAL, a local charity aimed at building relationships between law enforcement and underserved youth in the San Diego community. In his spare time Brent regularly trains in Jiu Jitsu and enjoys spending time with his wife and children.