Prior to co-founding Accruit in 2000 in Denver, CO, Brent pioneered the development of innovative Qualified intermediary programs for 1031 exchanges for a Fortune 500 Company. Now he leads one the country’s largest qualified intermediary companies offering the industry’s only patented technology solution for managing like-kind exchanges.
A frequent industry speaker and panelist, Brent has actively worked to expand awareness of the benefits Qualified intermediaries represent for businesses across a wide range of industries. As a past president of the Federation of Exchange Accommodators (FEA) and co-chair of the Government Affairs committee for 5 years, Brent continues his involvement with the organization and its initiatives. Brent is an active advocate for ensuring like-kind exchanges continue to be supported in legislative initiatives. Brent has participated in over 150 meetings in our Capitol advocating for 1031s including discussions within the White House, Treasury, and Congress.
In addition to his role at Accruit, Brent was previously the co-chair and remains on the board of Colorado Succeeds, a non-partisan coalition of business leaders committed to improving the state’s education system. He is also a founding member and board member of Generation Ocean, a Colorado non-profit organization mobilizing and educating the next generation about the ocean by providing opportunities to learn about, protect, and enjoy the ocean environment through experiential learning opportunities and collaboration. Along with his family, he enjoys various outdoor sports including skiing, cycling, scuba diving, and hiking.