Vincent J. O’Brien is a renowned lecturer and author, and has instructed tax professionals in New York and the Northeast for decades. As a practicing CPA, he provides the rare combination of expertise, practical experience, and the ability to teach.
He is the principal lecturer and CEO of M + O = CPE, Inc., which he co-founded with Eugene T. Maccarrone, CPA, Esq., in 1995. The company is a registered CPE sponsor in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as an IRS-approved continuing education sponsor.
Since its inception in 1995, Mr. O’Brien has authored annual CPE textbooks for M + O = CPE, Inc. He is also a regular contributor to CCH/Wolters Kluwer Federal Tax Weekly, and other CCH/Wolters Kluwer books and publications, which address new tax laws and planning issues and are used by tens of thousands of professionals nationwide. He has additionally taught advanced accounting at Hofstra University, CPE for the former Chaykin CPE program, and review courses for candidates preparing to take the Uniform CPA Examination.
Mr. O’Brien founded his accounting firm, Vincent J. O’Brien, CPA, P.C., in 1993, and as its CEO, provides accounting, tax and consulting services to businesses and individuals across the country and serves as a technical consultant for numerous CPA firms. Prior to founding his own firm, he was a Senior Accountant at KPMG.
Mr. O’Brien graduated as Valedictorian of Hofstra University, and was awarded the prestigious Elijah Watt Sells Award for scoring one of the highest grades in the nation on the CPA Exam.