Rodney Brower

Rodney Brower

Rodney serves as a Principal in Crosslin & Associates tax department. With more than 35 years of experience, he has significant expertise in providing tax compliance and consulting services to non-profits, individual and business customers in a variety of industries, as well as extensive knowledge of investment and asset management development. Throughout his career, he has represented large notfor-profits, foundations, financial and banking institutions, real estate investors, employee benefit plans and a variety of other organizations.

Rodney previously served as tax director and partner in charge of taxes for J. C. Bradford & Co., a Nashville-based securities brokerage and investment banking firm with approximately 85 retail offices throughout the United States, where he started the company’s tax function and directed a staff of 10 tax professionals. He successfully led an effort to challenge the constitutionality of certain aspect of the State of Tennessee tax on partnerships, resulting in a total refund of several years’ taxes assessed by the state. He also directed the administration of the company’s 3,500 participant 401(k) plan, including the successful management of IRS and DOL audits of the plan with no adverse findings.

Rodney has significant experience in planning and compliance for both public and private non-profit entities, including Forms 5500, new Form 990 and instructions, Form 990-PF and Form 990-T, as well as administering a 3,500 participant retirement plan.


Bachelor’s Degree, Mississippi State University

Professional Associations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member, Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants

Licenses & Certifications

CPA, Tennessee