Brien is the founder and managing member of Batley CPA, LLC. He specializes in tax compliance, research, and representation for closely held businesses and their owners; structuring mergers and acquisitions; business valuation; CFO services including overall financial management, assistance with procuring financing, financial forecasts, projections, analysis, assistance to troubled businesses, and specialized costing projects.
Brien is a graduate of Marquette University with degrees in accounting and finance. He has also completed the Masters of Science – Taxation program at UW-Milwaukee. He is a member of the AICPA and WICPA.
Brien started his career at KPMG in the tax department. He has held positions of CFO and controller of two publicly held companies and two large privately held companies gaining in depth experience in high-tech manufacturing, wholesale distribution, and the construction industries.