Brad Gould Honored at 2014 FICPA Mega CPE Conference

Fort Pierce, Fla. – Brad Gould, Shareholder at Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer, and a member of the Board of Governors of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), was the recipient of the “Special Chair Service Award” at the FICPA Mega CPE Conference on June 14, 2014 in Orlando, FL.   The award was presented to Gould for serving as Chairman of the FICPA’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Task Force, which was created in November 2013.  In addition, he served as a guest panelist on Federal Tax Issues for Same Sex Couples at the conference, which was held June 11-14th at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando.

Gould practices in the area of federal income, estate, and gift tax law and family business succession planning and represents businesses and business owners in all types of corporate and tax matters, including choice of entity, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, and other general business matters.  He represents individuals, companies and fiduciaries before the Internal Revenue Service. In addition to being an attorney, he is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Gould received his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, with honors, in 2001. He received his Master of Accounting and his Bachelor of Science degrees in 1998 from the University of Florida.

About the FICPA:

Founded in 1905, the Florida Institute of CPAs is a Tallahassee-based, statewide, professional association representing member-CPAs throughout Florida. With a membership of more than 18,000 CPAs, the Institute’s mission is to serve the diverse needs of its members; enhance their competency and   professionalism; support professional standards; promote the value of our members; and advocate on behalf of the profession. For complete information about the FICPA, visit

About Dean Mead:

Dean Mead is a corporate law firm that provides full-service legal representation to businesses and individuals throughout Florida. The firm has 50 attorneys in multiple practice areas including: tax, estate and succession planning, business law, general commercial litigation, appellate law, professional licensing, government investigations, white collar litigation, regulatory compliance, employee benefits,  bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and health law. For more information, please visit


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