All of us at Brockman, Drinkard & Pennington, PC (BDP), are committed to providing superior personal service that is prompt and complete. We’re here as a resource, adviser, and partner in achieving business strategies that contribute to the continued success of our clients.
The company was founded in 1966 by J.B. Drinkard. Keith Pennington and Clarke Brockman were admitted as partners in the 1970’s and the firm still carries their name. Both Keith and Clarke as well as Gary Ford and Chip Wood, who were later admitted as partners, worked their entire career here. Current partners (Jeff Allen, Tim Blanks and Chuck McGinnis) have over 50 years of collective experience at BDP
The total size of BDP consists of eleven staff personnel. At the present time, we provide a variety of services to approximately 1,400 clients. Our size gives us the resources to handle most any engagement. All of our members make a point of being accessible to our clients for consultations and questions. BDP is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Virginia Society of CPAs.
The Firm is heavily involved in auditing and preparation of tax returns. The audits include multi-state operations and preparation of financial statements for consolidated entities, employee benefit plans, construction contractors, manufacturing, real estate, wholesale, retail, among others. Our firm has extensive auditing and reporting experience and is currently auditing approximately 50 entities.
Our tax department has a complete tax library consisting of two full Federal tax services, as well as computer access to the complete library of revenue rulings, court cases, private letter rulings, etc. We prepare returns of all types, for businesses of all sizes. We believe that a commitment to tax planning is a necessity in today’s business environment.
We maintain close contact with our clients and service them in any areas where we have the knowledge and experience. We feel that personal service is a key factor to our success. Our Firm works closely with local financial institutions tax attorneys and with insurance and bonding firms and can assure that the client is receiving a complete range of competent, timely professional services from a team approach. We believe that a spirit of professional cooperation in this area serves the best interests of the client on a long-term basis.