Firm Leadership / Bradley H. Kearns

Bradley H. Kearns

Bradley H. Kearns


Member of the Firm; Accounting Services & Tax Co-Leader

Team Member Since 1987

Member Since 2000

804 Wayne Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201


Client Testimonials

  • I have had a 20-year relationship with SEK and Brad Kearns. Truly an outstanding organization with great ethics and committed leadership. I would highly recommend this firm to anyone that is looking for a long-term partner and a trusted advisor.

    A Chambersburg Tax Client

  • Brad sets the example for all within his organization. He is available when needed and addresses concerns quickly and accurately. Brad is not only committed to SEK, but he is also very vested in the communities that he serves. Great human being and it feels great to do business with a company that has such high values and ethics.

    A Chambersburg Tax Client

  • I feel very comfortable knowing Brad is watching after us.

    A Chambersburg Tax Client

  • Brad provides solid advice on issues that I honestly have no clue on how to solve.

    A Chambersburg Tax Client

  • I totally trust the information, opinions, and work provided by Brad Kearns!

    A Chambersburg Tax Client

  • Brad is always proactive and is not afraid of doing more homework and research to get the correct answers.

    A Chambersburg Tax Client

  • Brad has on several occasions given us financial recommendations and advice that was a benefit to us.

    A Chambersburg Tax Client

  • Always responsive and helpful in anything I need. Brad has a great support staff. I always start with him and he always gets me what I need.

    A Chambersburg Tax Client

  • Brad always has a smile even when the stress level is high. Recognizes clients immediately. Willingness to assist you with the tax return deadlines and signatures. He even came out to the car so my aged mother could sign her return. What a sweetie!

    A Chambersburg Tax Client



Brad’s expertise includes business and individual income tax planning and compliance, transaction analysis, choice of entity evaluation and consultation, mentoring and coaching owners and key employees, and business operational succession planning. He is responsible for engagements ranging from small family-owned businesses to multi-state corporate manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. He enjoys meeting with clients to assist them in achieving their financial goals in a tax-efficient and ethical manner.

In addition to his client responsibilities, Brad currently serves as Member-in-Charge of the firm’s Chambersburg office and co-leads the firm’s Accounting Services & Tax service line. He is a member of Management Committee and Tax Committee, and he also provides tax research and assistance to the firm’s staff regarding complex tax issues.

Brad was named 2021 Business Person of the Year by the Cumberland Valley Business Alliance. The award honors a local business professional in the Cumberland Valley area who has made significant contributions to the community and profession through their accomplishments, business, and volunteerism.


  • B.S. Accounting – Shippensburg University

Professional Affiliations

  • Certified Public Accountant – Pennsylvania
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs
  • Franklin County Farm Bureau

Community Involvement

  • Churches of God Home Mission Council – President, Board of Directors
  • Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce – Treasurer, Board of Directors, Executive Committee
  • Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) - Board of Directors
  • Franklin County Area Development Corporation (FCADC) - Board of Directors
  • Greenvillage Church of God - Treasurer

Just For Fun

  • FIRST JOB - Milking dairy cows when he was an early teenager on a family farm in South Central PA
  • ABOUT HIS FAMILY - Married to his wife, Pam, four adult children (three daughters and one son; all married), eight grandchildren (four boys and four girls), and an all-black Shih Tzu named Mia
  • HOBBIES - Spending quality time with his wife, Pam, extended family, and clients on Lake Raystown or at their second home there; spending time with his six grandchildren; archery hunting whitetail deer; watching college football and college basketball
  • MOST INSPIRING PART OF HIS JOB - Making a positive impact in the lives of others; helping staff and clients reach their potential personally and professionally
  • FAVORITE QUOTE - "God's work, done His way, will never lack His supply."

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