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 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, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and his Master of Laws in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.