Anthony Brunson, CPA | Tax & Audit
Anthony “Tony” Brunson is the CEO of Anthony Brunson P.A. The consummate professional, Tony is a graduate of Jackson State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting. He also attended Dartmouth College where he completed his fellowship in the Minority Business Enterprise Program.
Throughout his career, Tony has gained over three decades of public accounting experience. Prior to joining Sharpton Brunson & Company as a partner in 1985, Brunson was an audit manager of the Big 4 firm of Price Waterhouse, where he was responsible for managing and conducting audits and became a governmental industry expert. National firm experience was obtained in governments, banking, and the oil and gas industries. Known for being very detail-oriented, Brunson has in-depth knowledge of the audit and reporting requirements for a variety of industries. This, coupled with his extensive knowledge of federal and state cost methods, practices and theories, made him sought out as an expert witness in matters involving construction claims and cost allocation methods
Anthony Brunson, CPA has been appointed by Florida courts as a Receiver and/or Trustee as a result of various bankruptcy proceedings and/or guardianship matters. Additionally, he has served as expert witness in matters involving government, construction and health care.
Additionally, Tony has gained extensive experience performing economic impact studies and providing economic development consulting services to developers, governments, and community development organizations throughout South Florida, but with specific emphasis in the downtown Miami core.
Tony serves / has served as President, Chairman or Treasurer of the following organizations:
- National Association of Black Accountants, Miami Chapter
- Miami-Dade Housing & Finance Authority
- United Home Care Services
- Miami-Dade Community Foundation
- Women in Distress
- Broward Community Foundation
- Miami Coalition for the Homeless
- Broward Behavior Health Care Coalition
A native Miamian, Tony has professional affiliations with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), Florida Government Finance Officers Association (FGFOA) and Leadership Florida. Because of his commitment to civic involvement, he has received numerous awards and accolades, including the Claude Pepper Award in the Volunteer category presented by United Home Care Services, the Award of Excellence from the Louie Bing Scholarship Fund, Inc., and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s “Up and Comers’ Business Awards.”
Tony’s community involvement has included the playful role of serving as Santa for underprivileged children, to advocating for serious causes such as domestic violence programs, to enhancing the quality of life for the elderly, as well as contributing to programs that positively impact the lives of youths.