Austin Brown has joined McGuire Sponsel as a tax consultant, assisting the specialty tax and consulting firm’s cost segregation practice. He will be responsible for conducting cost segregation studies by identifying a building’s qualified assets and associated costs, then classifying those assets for federal tax purposes.

Brown previously served as a sales consultant in business procurement research at Black Dog Corp. He was responsible for performing necessary historical research for, and analysis of, new business bidding projects in both the private and public sectors. Brown formulated comprehensive buying and product delivery plans that were personalized to client demands.