About Ray

Ray Brune is a partner in the Assurance Services Division. He has more than 30 years of experience advising clients in the areas of operations, taxation, auditing, business planning, finance, and other matters. His experience includes companies and organizations in the nonprofit, professional services, manufacturing, real estate, retail, and wholesale industries.

Ray has been instrumental in his clients’ growth and success over the years.

He was drawn to a career in accounting by his detail-oriented personality and exceptional understanding of numbers. However, it is his dedicated, patient, and helpful attitude that have gotten him to where he is today. He is a firm believer that clients deserve the best possible service at all times, regardless of the circumstances.

He is an active member and volunteer in the St. Louis community. He has participated as an allocations panel member for the United Way of St. Louis and was a founding member of Holy Infant School’s marketing committee, among other nonprofit and board service.

Prior to joining Marcum, Ray was a principal at BWTP P.C.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA)
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
Practice Focus

Tax Planning
Accounting Services
Small Business
Business Valuations
Financial Statement Audits

Industry Focus

Professional Services
Real Estate


Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Missouri State University