Brian Taggart

Brian Taggart

Assurance Partner


BDO San Diego Office



Executive Summary

Brian Taggart is an assurance partner with over 12 years of experience in public accounting.  Brian’s diverse experience includes assisting clients ranging in size from entrepreneurial businesses to multi-national corporations, both publicly traded and privately held.  Brian’s industry focus is clean technology financial services, and life sciences.  

Brian has considerable experience with SEC engagements including reviewing SEC filings (10-K, 10-Q, and registration statements), Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance, and comfort letters. Brian’s considerable experience includes navigating the complexities common to group audits such as consolidations, variable interest entities, noncontrolling interests, and business combinations, as well as revenue recognition, complex financing, share-based compensation, and lease accounting that are common to his focus industries.

Brian is also one of the firm’s internal inspection reviewers.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
University of California, San Diego Alumni Association
University of Southern California Alumni Association


M.Acc., University of Southern California
B.S./B.A., University of California, San Diego

Community Involvement

Kids Included Together, Board Member
RedCoat, San Diego Bowl Game Association