Director of Tax Strategy
As Director of Tax Strategy, Jacob Dean is an important part of our team responsible for the organization’s tax policies and objectives. Specifically, Jacob plays a vital role in understanding and guiding business and real estate transactions to obtain optimum tax positions for GBX Group and its stakeholders.
Before joining GBX Group, Jacob practiced law at Ohio-based firm Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston (CCJ). A member of the firm’s corporate department, he worked with for-profit and nonprofit clients on complex transactional, governance, and regulatory issues – frequently representing clients on matters before the Internal Revenue Service and state agencies. Jacob began his career as a tax attorney at The Procter & Gamble Company and at the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C.
Jacob holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Brigham Young University, and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and his Master of Laws in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.