About Brendan

Brendan J. McCarthy is a director in the Assurance Services Division of the Firm’s Hartford, Connecticut office. He provides a variety of assurance services to publicly traded and privately held companies in industries including financial services, banking and insurance, technology, and manufacturing and distribution.

Brendan is highly qualified in business and internal control audits for Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), statutory, and other regulatory reporting through years of leading multi-functional audit teams. His experience with SEC reporting requirements for publicly traded companies, including quarterly, annual and registration statement filings, enable him to deliver quality assurance services that meet the demanding expectations of clients. Brendan also has extensive experience leading audits of internal control for reporting under Sarbanes Oxley (SOX).

He is also experienced in accounting advisory services such as accounting standard implementation and internal control rationalization projects.

Prior to joining Marcum, Brendan spent over 10 years working with a Big Four firm in Connecticut where he provided audit and advisory services to public and privately held companies in a variety of industries.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    •  NAIC Task Force, Member
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA)
  • Governor’s Prevention Partnership
    • Finance & Audit Committee, Chairperson
  • Wethersfield County Club
    • Golf Committee, Chairperson
    • Finance Committee, Vice Chairperson

Master of Science, Accounting
University of Connecticut

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
University of Connecticut