About Herbert

Herbert Kalman is a senior advisor in the Tax & Business Services division of the Firm’s Houston, Texas office. He specializes in audit and tax clients, business valuations, litigation support, and client profitability consultations.

He joined Marcum in 2018 as the result of a merger with his predecessor firm, GBH CPAs, PC, where he was a shareholder and managing director. Previously, he managed his own firm, which subsequently combined with GBH. His deep experience includes serving as chief financial officer (CFO) at a Nasdaq-listed development-stage healthcare company and at a specialty refrigeration equipment manufacturer. He has also served as an audit partner at two Big Four accounting firms. He began his career in accounting working in the public sector.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA) – Houston Chapter
  • ESOP Association
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Forum


Accreditations & Designations

  • Certified Valuation Analyst
  • Accredited in Business Valuation
  • Certified in Financial Forensics
Practice Focus

Income Tax Planning
Corporate Compliance Consulting
Mergers and Acquisitions
Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Industry Focus

Closely Held Businesses & Business Owners
ESOP Companies


Bachelor of Accounting
University of Houston