Brent Parker is a principal in the Long Beach, Calif., office of Novogradac. Mr. Parker is experienced in affordable housing and community development, nonprofit organizations and public housing authorities, historic rehabilitation, and renewable energy, with a particular focus on the low-income housing tax credit, investments in qualified opportunity funds, renewable energy tax credit, new markets tax credit and historic tax credit industries. In addition to providing various consulting and forecasting services, Mr. Parker leads extensive tax planning and tax return preparation engagements for a wide variety of clientele and works extensively on financial statement audits, reviews and agreed-upon procedures engagements. In response to growing demand, Mr. Parker has become a frequent presenter on opportunity zones panels and workshops in several states. He is also a contributor to the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits and leads professional development training efforts on various complex taxation concepts. Mr. Parker received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Southern California and is a certified public accountant in the State of California.