The most rewarding part of my job is the contribution I can make working with team members and helping them grow and develop their own successful careers. It’s the same with my clients. I enjoy taking them on, helping them grow their businesses and become financially successful.

About Brian

Brian Campbell is known for creating valuable working relationships, providing exceptional client service and having a knack for solving complex financial puzzles.

Brian heads up the Restaurant niche for the Firm and his key practice areas include compiled, reviewed and audited financial statements; accounting services; and consultation services on interpreting financial statements, assistance with financing transactions, internal control matters and business acquisitions.

Before joining Henry+Horne in 2002, Brian worked as a Manager in the audit and accounting department of a national firm.

Outside of work you can find Brian spending time with his family. One of his life goals includes helping his children become independent and successful.


University of Iowa, Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Firm Roles

Audit + Accounting Committee

Partner-in-Charge of Restaurant Services

Partner-in-Charge of Dealership Services


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants

Children’s Museum of Phoenix, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Past Treasurer

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, Past Chairman of the Men’s Board

Did you know?

If you could have any superpower, what ability would you want?
To be able to read peoples’ minds to know what they are thinking in certain situations.

What’s something very few people know about you?
The Super Bowl Shuffle is one of my favorite songs.

What would be impossible for you to give up?

If you weren’t an accountant, what would you be?
A beach bum. No, I’d probably be an entrepreneur or a business owner.

Blog Posts by Brian

Breaking up with your CPA
The Side Dish
August 2022
What restaurant owners need to know about the employee retention credit
The Side Dish
February 2021
New stimulus law adds to PPP program
The Side Dish
December 2020
Latest on the PPP forgiveness process
The Side Dish
December 2020
New SBA guidance for forgiveness of PPP loans of $50,000 or less
The Side Dish
October 2020
PPP loan forgiveness application now available
The Side Dish
May 2020
The future of restaurants and money-saving tips you need to consider
The Side Dish
November 2019
Accounting for gift cards during the holidays
The Side Dish
September 2019
Accounting for third-party delivery services
The Side Dish
July 2019
2018 Restaurant industry year-end lookback
The Side Dish
February 2019
Business Combinations 101
Audit + Accounting: Summing It All Up
January 2012

Articles by Brian

New technology in the restaurant industry
Fall 2018
Ways to increase revenue and profitability
Fall 2017
Prop 206 and earned paid sick time for employees
Spring 2017
How to create a budget for the New Year
Fall 2016
Accounting Standards Update for Leases
Spring 2016
What is New in the Dealership World?
Fall 2015
Save Yourself a Headache: Audit Prep To-Do-List
September 2015
Accounting for Chargebacks
Summer 2015
National Restaurant Association Executive Study Group Synopsis
Summer 2015
Website Development Costs
Spring 2015
Underreporting of Business Income
Spring 2015
How to Fix Your Financial Statement Fiasco: Accounting Practices for the New Year
January 2015
Revenue Recognition for Dealerships
Fall 2014
Managing Cash Flow
Fall 2014
Non-Public Entity Standards Updates for GAAP Basis Financial Statements
Summer 2014
National Restaurant Association Finance Executive Study Group Synopsis
Summer 2014
GAAP Basis Accounting for Restaurants
Spring 2014
Accounting for Sales Incentives Offered to Customers
Winter 2014
Arizona Restaurant Industry Update
Fall 2013
National Restaurant Association Finance Study Group Synopsis
Summer 2013
Does Your Dealership Need a CPA Tuneup?
Summer 2013
Financing Your New Restaurant
Spring 2013
The Affordable Health Care Act and Your Dealership
Winter 2013
Important Financial Ratios for Restaurants
Fall 2012
National Restaurant Association's Financial Officers and Tax Executives Study Group Meeting
Summer 2012
Automotive Industry Update Through June 2012
Summer 2012
Do You Use Quickbooks in Your Restaurant or Bar?
Spring 2012
Welcome to the CPA Tuneup
Winter 2012

Prime Cost Accounting

Arizona Restaurant News, September/October 2011
Incentive Programs
Fall 2011
What is New in the Restaurant Industry?
Spring 2011
Food Costing and Menu Re-engineering
Fall 2010
Theft Proofing Your Business
Spring 2010
Monthly and Annual Financial Statement Preparation
Fall 2009
10 Ways to Survive the Summer Heat
Summer 2009