Hugh Reynolds

CPA | Gibson Board of Advisors
Hugh Reynolds


Hugh Reynolds is a retired partner of Crowe LLP. He was formerly the Partner-in-Charge of Crowe’s Benefit Plan Services Group, the Office Managing Partner of Crowe’s Fort Lauderdale office, a former 3-term Board Member of Crowe LLP. He is a current Board Member for Creative Financial Services, Inc. a 100% ESOP owned company.

Mr. Reynolds’ areas of expertise include qualified retirement plans, including 401(k) plans, money purchase pension plans and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs); qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements and compensation systems. He has 35 years of consulting experience regarding ERISA and ESOPs and was the leader of Crowe’s national ESOP retirement plan services practice, which performs compliance and consulting services for over 500 ESOP companies.

Hugh has been a frequent speaker at state, regional and national conferences on various technical topics regarding ESOPs and other qualified retirement plans. He has also authored articles relating to technical issues and planning opportunities for ESOPs and other employee benefit programs.