Meet Darden


Fostering strong relationships with his clients and providing high quality customer service are the fundamentals of Darden’s trade.

Darden has over 11 years of experience in public accounting providing tax consulting and compliance services for privately owned businesses and individuals. Darden’s focus at Keiter includes flow-through taxation, with emphasis on partnership taxation, and the impact on the individual owners of flow-through entities. He has a deep understanding of the new Section 199A deduction impacting flow-through businesses. Many of his clients are concentrated in the real estate and construction industry, including commercial, mixed-use and residential developments; but he also serves a variety of other industries including equipment dealers, medical, software development, and startup companies. Additionally, Darden utilizes his expertise and knowledge in structuring transactions to assist his clients in understanding the tax implications of proposed contracts and to assist them in modifying operating agreements to better align with the economics of the business while achieving the maximum tax savings.

Darden is a member of Keiter’s Real Estate & Construction Industry team and serves clients throughout Virginia including Richmond, Charlottesville, Roanoke, and the New River Valley.

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Urban Land Institute – Richmond
  • Greater Richmond Association of Commercial Real Estate
  • VCU Alumni Association
  • Beta Alpha Psi Alumni
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Master of Accountancy
    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Panel Speaker at 2015 VSCPA Leader’s Summit

Insights from Darden

Homebuilders Can Benefit from Expansion of Energy Efficient Home Credit

Small Business Accounting Method Relief

Stimulus Bill Includes Tax Extenders for Real Estate and Construction Businesses

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