AT SIMON LEVER
As Director of Business Planning and Implementation, Darren leverages curiosity and creativity to develop innovative solutions that generate cash savings, tax savings, and increased efficiencies for clients.
With prior experience as a private equity tax advisor, he’s earned a reputation as a trusted problem solver for privately held, middle-market businesses. He guides decision makers through complicated financial transactions, such as international taxes, mergers and acquisitions, partnership structures, and compensation planning.
He is also passionate about partnering with entrepreneurs and growing firms, working to help them build strategic plans designed to foster smart growth.
Darren’s leadership helps our growing advisory and CPA firm better serve clients by continually refining processes and introducing fresh concepts. Whether he’s supporting firm partners by offering targeted expertise or learning new strategies at industry conferences, Darren constantly works toward maximizing client success.
Darren joined the Simon Lever team in 2013. Previously, he worked for an international tax firm, a publicly traded private equity company, and a publicly traded manufacturing firm.
His passion for diving into complex problems extends outside the Simon Lever office. Darren enjoys solving puzzles and is a voracious mystery novel reader.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
- M.S. Taxation, The George Washington University
- B.S. Accounting, Indiana University
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- Leadership Lancaster, Board Member
- Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Member
- Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
- Association of Builders and Contractors, Education Committee, Member