Fran Briand, CPA
A&A Senior Manager
Fran works with a broad group of commercial businesses varying in size, recently emerging as a specialist in the food and beverage industry while also serving clients operating in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, construction, and professional services sectors. He specializes in financial statement reviews and compilations, with multiple years of audit, accounting, and business advisory experience.
Fran joined GFC in 2018 after five years with RSM US LLP in Boston. Fran earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration at Saint Michael’s College and completed his Master of Science in Accounting at Northeastern University before starting his public accounting career with RSM.
Fran is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Vermont Society of Certified Public Accountants. He currently serves as a Board Member of Mercy Connections, a Vermont-based nonprofit committed to education and social justice, as well as empowering people to make significant life changes.