Education & Credentials

  • BS in Accounting - Messiah College - 2011
  • Certified Public Accountant - 2014

Professional Organizations

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Brian Pennington, CPA


Brian joined Trout CPA in 2017 with multiple years of experience in public accounting. Brian graduated from Messiah College in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and obtained his CPA designation in 2014. Brian is a member of the firm's Employee Benefit Plans Practice Group and the Attest Services and Client Accounting Services Committees.

Prior to his employment at Trout CPA, Brian was an auditor for an accounting firm in Washington DC, during which he worked primarily with government contractors and employee benefit plans. Brian also has experience performing audit and attest work for non-profit organizations and small businesses.

Brian moved from Washington DC to Mechanicsburg in 2015, where he spent two and a half years as a controller for a local construction and home services contractor.

In his free time, Brian enjoys playing recreational sports such as flag football and soccer, as well as spending time with his family and friends.