Novogradac & Company LLP Promotes Four to Partner

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New Partners Bolster Client Relations for National CPA Firm

Novogradac & Company LLP, a national accounting and consulting firm, welcomes to the partnership David Boisture of the metro Washington, D.C., office; Chad Durden of the Atlanta office; Tiffany French of the Austin, Texas, office; and Joseph Petrullo of the Dover, Ohio, office. The firm, which specializes in affordable housing, community development, historic preservation and renewable energy tax credits and other areas, has 59 partners in more than 25 offices nationwide.

“I am pleased to announce that Chad, David, Joseph and Tiffany have been promoted to partner,” said Michael Novogradac, the firm’s managing partner. “Their dedication to our clients and leadership in their respective areas of practice allows Novogradac & Company to continue to be at the forefront of the tax credit, accounting and valuation industries.”

Mr. Boisture is a partner in the firm’s Government Consulting and Valuation Advisory Services (GoVal) group. Mr. Boisture has performed or assisted in the preparation of market analyses, feasibility studies, rent comparability studies and appraisals for a variety of residential and commercial property types, including office, retail, industrial and a variety of special uses. He has also prepared valuations for solar panels, wind turbines and other renewable energy installations in connection with financing and structuring analyses performed by various clients. Additionally, he has assisted in the analysis of investment tax credit financial structures. Mr. Boisture has a bachelor’s degree from Frostburg State University and a master’s degree in public administration from Ohio University. Additionally, Mr. Boisture is an accredited member of the American Society of Appraisers and a LEED Green Associate.

Mr. Durden has extensive experience providing financial consulting and structuring advice to developers of renewable energy projects with a focus on forecast modeling, as well as significant experience in research and consulting for historic tax credit (HTC) developments. He also provides real estate partnership audit, tax and consulting services and has worked extensively with equity sponsors, specializing in low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs). Mr. Durden is also a regular contributor to the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits and a presenter at the firm’s renewable energy finance conferences. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of Memphis and is licensed as a certified public accountant in Georgia.

Ms. French specializes in affordable housing and provides audit, tax and consulting services for affordable housing owners and developers. She has extensive experience in the LIHTC and tax-exempt bond financed transactions, including those subject to the auditing requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Her consulting experience includes the preparation of LIHTC cost certifications, as well as mortgagers and contractors cost certifications for HUD. She received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from Texas State University and is licensed as a certified public accountant in Texas.

Mr. Petrullo works extensively with equity sponsors and specializes in equity fund audit and tax consulting. Mr. Petrullo also has significant experience working with real estate developers, specializing in LIHTC consulting and financial modeling. He has specialized competencies in conducting HUD Multifamily Accelerated Processing and Healthcare Quality Control and Construction Loan Administration reviews, as well as experience with LIHTC property compliance. Mr. Petrullo received his bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in management and quantitative analysis from Mount Union College. He is licensed in Ohio as a certified public accountant.

Novogradac & Company LLP is a national certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco with offices in San Rafael, Walnut Creek and Long Beach, Calif.; Dover, Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio; Austin, Dallas and El Paso, Texas; Toms River and Iselin, N.J.; St. Louis; Boston; New York; Chicago; Portland, Ore.; Naples, Fla.; Raleigh, N.C.; and the greater metropolitan areas of Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Detroit; Kansas City, Mo.; and Seattle. Specialty practice areas include tax, audit and consulting services for tax-credit-assisted affordable housing, community revitalization, rehabilitation of historic properties and renewable energy. Other areas of expertise include business valuation, preparation of market studies, appraisals and other analyses of multifamily housing investments and renewable energy tax credit developments. The firm takes care to understand fully the nature of its clients’ businesses and can provide tax and accounting advice as needed throughout the assignment.

For additional information on Novogradac’s personnel and areas of expertise, visit or call (415) 356-8000.

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