Manufacturing & Distribution

A Proactive Advisor for Manufacturers and Distributors

Brown Edwards’ advisors help you anticipate emerging trends and meet new challenges to keep your company running smoothly. Our team of industry-experienced CPAs work with manufacturing and distribution clients to improve your operational goals through strategic tax planning and consulting services which result in performance improvements and reduced tax liabilities.

Not only do we provide you with industry expertise, resources, and timely advice and consultation needed to succeed in this competitive environment, but we’ve also formed strategic partnerships with our clients to help them discover new opportunities. Whether you are a small start-up or a large multi-national company, we offer a wide range of strategic solutions to make your company more efficient, competitive, and profitable.

Who We Serve

Textiles & Apparel
Food & Beverage
Medical
Shipping & Logistics
Furniture
Sporting & Recreation
Wood, Paper,
& Printing

Why Choose Brown Edwards

Experience Matters

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Manufacturer and Distributor Clients

Brown Edwards’ manufacturing and distribution CPAs and business advisors serve the needs of over 245 manufacturers and distributors in the Mid-Atlantic – helping them prepare for what’s next.

Our industry expertise allows us to move beyond traditional tax and assurance and provide a comprehensive suite of services that help our clients thrive. From process improvement, information risk management and financial benchmarking to transaction advisory services, retirement planning and outsourced accounting services, we partner with clients to achieve success.

Our team stays on top of changes in the industry through participation in the following organizations: 

When we partnered with Brown Edwards it quickly became evident that it was one of the best decisions we made as a family-owned business. They provide support and advice with tax planning strategies that offered the potential for continued growth and profitability in our industry. They exemplify what an outstanding accounting firm can do. We look forward to continuing our relationship as they are, without question, one of our best assets.
Debbie VanDyke
President, Lakeside Ready Mix, Inc.

Tailored Solutions

Tax Planning & Strategies

Tax Planning & Strategies

  • State & Local Tax (SALT)
  • International Tax
  • Section 199 Deduction
  • R&D Tax Credits
  • 179D Tax Credit
  • Empowerment Zone Tax Credit
  • Employment Tax Credits
  • Cost Segregation Study

Outsourced Accounting & Advisory

Outsourced Accounting
& Advisory Services

  • Fractional CFO
  • Fractional Controller
  • Payer Contracts
  • Payroll & Bookkeeping
  • Forecasting Modeling
  • Benchmark Reporting
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Audits & Assurance

Audit & Assurance Services

  • Internal Audit
  • External Audit
  • IT Audit
  • Physical Inventory Audit
  • LIFO Report

Employee Benefit Plans

Employee Benefit Plan Services

IT Services

IT Services

  • IT Audit
  • IT Services
  • Software Selection
  • Cybersecurity Testing
  • General IT Consulting
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Business Valuation

Business Valuation Services

  • Succession Planning
  • Merger & Acquisition
  • Buy Outs
  • Estate Planning
  • ESOP Valuations
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Resource Center

  • Three Tax Credit Opportunities for Manufacturers Under the IRA

    Three Tax Credit Opportunities for Manufacturers Under the Inflation Reduction Act   In 2022, Congress passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), a broad piece of legislation featuring provisions to advance clean energy production and domestic manufacturing capacity. Changes to tax

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  • Your Guide to the CHIPS Act Application

    Your Guide to the CHIPS Act Application   On February 28, 2023, the U.S. Department of Commerce released the long-awaited Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the CHIPS Incentive Program under the CHIPS for America Act. Chip fabrication, packaging and

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Contact Our Manufacturing and Distribution Team

Norman D. Yoder, CPA

Partner, Practice Leader

Norman is an assurance partner with over 22 years of experience.  Norman serves on the firm's A&A committee and serves as the practice leader for the firm's credit union, energy, manufacturing, and IT audit and advisory services.

David W. Reardon, CPA

Partner

David W. Reardon, CPA

Partner

Jacob Favaro, CPA, CFP®

Partner

Jacob Favaro, CPA, CFP®

Partner

Jared D. Brown, CPA

Partner

Jared D. Brown, CPA

Partner

Mark W. Tuck, CPA

Partner

Mark W. Tuck, CPA

Partner

Megan Meador, CPA

Partner

Megan Meador, CPA

Partner

Patrick Murtaugh, CPA

Partner

Patrick Murtaugh, CPA

Partner

Robert “Rob” E. Adams, CPA, CGMA

Partner

Robert “Rob” E. Adams, CPA, CGMA

Partner

Valerie R. Ellis, CPA, CGMA

Partner

Valerie R. Ellis, CPA, CGMA

Partner

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Leslie F Roberts, CPA

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Leslie F Roberts, CPA

Partner

Valerie R. Ellis, CPA, CGMA

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