Blaine Hawkins


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Blaine Hawkins is a partner with BGW CPA, PLLC. He was previously the managing partner of Hawkins Conrad & Co., PLLC which combined with BGW in 2016. Blaine was also a tax partner at Arthur Andersen & Co. in charge of the Carolinas tax practice. He enjoys assisting clients with tax planning and creative transaction solutions.

Blaine works with tax clients to minimize their tax liabilities while assuring full compliance with tax reporting requirements. He believes that part of tax planning is looking ahead for clients to ensure they have knowledge of expected tax obligations. He is also a business valuator available to assist clients with estate, gift, marital, and merger and acquisition valuations.

Blaine is a Trustee and Vice Chair of Norwich University, Northfield, VT; vice-chair of the Mecklenburg County Board of Equalization and Review; a member of the Accounting Advisory Council of the Haslam School of Business at the University of Tennessee; and a member of the Planned Giving Council of Queens University of Charlotte.

Industries: Real Estate, Manufacturing, Distribution, Professional Services

Specialties: Tax Planning, Entity Selection & Planning, Business Valuation

Certifications: CPA (NC #5073, SC #1452), CVA, PFS
Fun Fact: Met his wife in grammar school

Alma Mater: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, BSBA

University of Tennessee, MBA