Carl Hildebrand is co-founder of HLA and serves as the firm’s tax partner. Possessing a thorough understanding of sound business management, Carl is an experienced consultant and successful tax strategist.
Working closely with owner-managed companies in our Strategic Performance Management program, Carl consistently helps clients achieve above-average growth. He is experienced in handling special tax situations, such as the acquisition or disposition of a business. He also assists our individual clients in the areas of tax planning and preparation, estate planning, and personal financial planning.
"I see our firm as a people business that understands numbers. I enjoy talking with our clients about their goals, dreams and concerns. The numbers are only a tool that allows us to guide our clients to the future they want." - Carl
When Carl’s not busy planning financial strategies or helping business owners recapture their purpose, he spends his time teaching others the great art of Reiki, a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing.
"We not only succeeded in reversing our financial dilemma, but also established an exciting, new open line of company-wide communications."read more
"During the Strategic Performance Management (SPM) facilitation sessions, I was really surprised by my employees’ enthusiasm. My involvement in day-to-day operations and my stress level have decreased significantly."read more
"Those accurate financial statements have been essential in NaturaLawn successfully opening up new franchise locations throughout the United States."read more
"I appreciate the thoroughness. I can speak intelligently and with confidence with the information provided by you."read more
We are proud to announce the appointments of our firm’s two new partners, Brian Richards, CPA, and Shane Hildebrand, CPA. Brian will oversee the firm’s tax department and Shane will oversee our accounting and auditing departments.
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Twenty more accounting professionals, including our very own Brian Richards, have graduated from the Maryland Association of CPAs’ Leadership Academy, the three-day program focused on building future-forward skills.