Brent Townsend is a Senior Manager at DHJJ with over 8 years experience in public accounting. His services include assurance engagement, financial statement preparation, accounting services, and personal and business tax return preparation.

Brent often works with manufacturers and distributors, using his expertise in U.S. GAAP to help companies with their accounting and financial statement presentation and disclosures. His experience with many different types of companies has helped him understand how businesses are run and he uses this knowledge to better serve his clients.

A native of Dwight, Illinois, Brent received his Bachelors of Arts in Accounting and Finance at North Central College and then went on to get his MBA with an emphasis in Accounting. He is a member of the Technology & Manufacturing Association, the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International®, and is a board member on the finance committee for Child Care Resource & Referral. Brent is also a member of DHJJ’s Innovative Services group.

Brent, his wife Kim and their young daughter live in Romeoville, Illinois, but the family likes to get out and go camping—as in real camping, not “glamping”—as well as play any outdoor games. He is also a baseball fanatic and enjoys cheering on the Chicago Cubs.


Fun Facts


  • When he’s not crunching numbers, Brent enjoys playing “Princess and Prince Charming” with his daughter.
  • While he’s not sure his new hobby of home brewing beer will turn into a hidden talent, he does know that he’s pretty good with a Yo-Yo.
  • Forget vegetables, the only green food you’ll find Brent eating is mint chocolate chip ice cream.