Scaling To $100 Million Virtual Professional Services Firm- Brandon Hall
Brandon Hall is the founder and CEO of The Real Estate CPA and Hall CPA PLLC. After being disenchanted with his career working at two of the Big 4 accounting firms, Brandon decided to shake things up. Most people who are frustrated with office politics and a rigid corporate structure would usually switch over to a less demanding nine to five, but not Brandon.
With a passion to radically change the way traditional accounting firms work, Brandon decided to start his own virtual accounting firm. Brandon is an anomaly and his forward-thinking views of the accounting industry sets him apart.
[00:01 – 02:37] Opening Segment
Brandon shares what keeps him busy these days
[02:38 – 12:20] Brandon's Story
Brandon talks about his background
A summary of how he became The Real Estate CPA
He shares what pushed him to become an entrepreneur
[12:21 – 16:39] BiggerPockets
The BiggerPockets platform – how it skyrocketed Brandon's career
[16:40 – 29:39] Scaling To $100 Million Professional Services Firm
How to make Tax Talk more exciting and interesting
Scaling a Services Business
Brandon discusses the challenges with scaling their CPA Firm
[29:40 – 34:03] Virtual Services Business
Brandon talks about why he chose to build a virtual firm
Advice for people looking to travel the path to becoming Real Estate Professionals
[47:44 – 52:15] The Contrarian 3-Pack
What would you say is the most contrarian investment you've made?
I think it's real estate or just investing my time in running a business
What's your favorite activity to do with your friends and family outside of work?
Road Biking and playing with my son.
What actions, whether within work or family, offer you the most fulfillment in life?
Right now, creating an organization that allows accountants to work anywhere in the world at any time and be part of a big growth engine and offer them an opportunity that they're not gonna get anywhere else.
Connect with Brandon. Links below
"When you get somebody, and you realize 'oh man, they're really fired up about this.' I always try to put that person up for success." – Brandon Hall
“The thing about services that i’ve realized is it’s incredibly easy to build a services business to a certain point. I think services businesses are really difficult to scale once you hit some point of inflection.” – Brandon Hall