Jacob Dean
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Jacob Dean

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 for GBX Group and its stakeholders in a manner that is tax efficient and compliant.

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 be-fore 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 Sci-ence in Business Management from Brigham Young University, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and his Master of Laws in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.