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John M. O'Brien, III, CPA/ABV
Managing Partner

John O'Brien (Jay) is the Managing Partner of the certified public accounting firm, J.M. O'Brien & Company, P.C. The firm was established in September of 1991 and is located at One Financial Plaza, 1350 Main Street in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Mr. O'Brien graduated magna cum laude from Western New England University with a BSBA in Accounting and received his Master's Degree in Taxation, with honors, from the University of Hartford. Mr. O'Brien
has over thirty years of experience in public accounting with extensive experience with business organization and taxation issues. He is accredited by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in business valuation. Prior to forming the firm, he was a tax partner and manager with a Big Four accounting firm from 1980 to 1991. He is a member of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysis.

Mr. O'Brien was recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the Massachusetts Accountant Advocate of the Year in 2001.

Mr. O'Brien is the past Chairman of the Western New England University Tax Institute and is a frequent speaker on taxation and closely held business issues.

Mr. O'Brien co-authored "Valuation, Taxation and Bank Covenant Issues that Arise in a Private Company Purchase" - a case study published in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. O'Brien is a member of the Board of Directors of MassMutual Trust Company, FSB and Chair of the Audit Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees and Chairman of the Board of the Springfield Museums Association.

Mr. O'Brien is a former member of the Board of Trustees of Western New England University and the former Chairman of the Board. He is also a former member of the Board of Trustees of Baystate Health and the former Chairman of the Audit & Compliance Comitteee.

He also serves on the board of advisors to several closely held businesses and is active in several civic organizations.

Mr. O'Brien served in the U.S. Army from 1969-1971.

Telphone: (413) 733-8288, ext. 111
E-Mail: JObrien@jmobrien.com


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