Team bios

Bret Sperling

Board Advisor

Bret Sperling founded Sperling Advisors, LLC in 2019 to provide financial leadership to middle market companies with an emphasis on navigating the challenges of mergers and acquisitions and capital raises.

Prior to founding Sperling Advisory, Bret spent 13 years with Windham Brannon, a regional Accounting and Consulting firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. During his time at Windham Brannon, he served as a principal in the Strategic Growth Advisory where he helped his clients navigate complex transactions, declining business situations, rapid growth situations, pre-deal preparation and planning, and post-deal integration. Bret also led well over 100 audits during his time in the assurance practice. Throughout his time at Windham Brannon, he spear-headed the transaction services practice, completing over 100 quality of earnings reports / consulting projects.

Early in his career, Bret spent four years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”), both in the tax practice and assurance practice. His time at PwC shaped his interest in mergers and acquisitions.

Bret is a member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the Alliance of Mergers and Acquisition Advisors. He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a BS in Accounting. When not working he enjoys coaching his son’s sports teams, traveling, and playing various sports.