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About Combina Financial

A clever move. A winning strategy. A fast, creative solution to a problem. That is the colloquial definition of the Hebrew term קומבינה or combina, and it’s what Combina Financial can offer your company.


Combina Financial was founded in 2021 by Brian Carp – a veteran finance and business leader with a track record of helping both start-up and Fortune 500 companies navigate, manage, and plan financially for all levels of growth, and all types of change.


Combina’s goal is to utilize highly personalized and collaborative methods to help your organization reach its full potential. Whether you are launching a new product, preparing for an IPO, needing to cut costs, or building a ground-up plan for finance and KPI reporting – Combina Financial is here to listen, understand your unique position, deliver objective analyses, and provide strategic recommendations so you can make decisions with confidence and achieve breakthrough outcomes.

 

About Brian Carp

CEO and Founder

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For more than 20 years, I have solved complex business challenges and helped organizations grow. In 2021, I founded Combina Financial LLC, to offer hands-on, personalized, and unbiased financial guidance to early-stage, small and mid-size companies experiencing change. CPA and MBA expertise allow me to bring an innovative, well-rounded approach to the table in support of your company’s next move.


People are my passion, and I believe wholeheartedly that an organization’s strength lies in its culture. My emphasis on relationship building, objectivity, and a complete command of finance differentiate Combina Financial from its competitors. I’m eager to roll up my sleeves and help your organization reach its full potential.


On a personal note, I am a Philadelphia native and located in Swarthmore, PA living with my wife and two children.  I am an avid Eagles fan, having spent 30+ years tailgating in the stadium parking lots.  I enjoy spending time at our cottage in the Finger Lakes fishing, boating, and enjoying the cool nights looking over the lake. 

 

See what Brian's clients and colleagues have to say

“He’s always trying to make the best possible outcome for the people, the process, and the job.”

“He is a seasoned, yet hands on, Fortune 500 business line CFO with a complete command of finance and financial topics.”

“He has an entrepreneurial spirit at heart.”

“His strength is his personal contact.”

“Brian brings more than just CPA work… He’s not doing taxes, he’s not just doing a financial plan, he also focuses on the strategic plan.”

“His nature is one of healthy skepticism.”

“He has technical, financial knowledge… He has operational knowledge, and he has collaborative knowledge of working with multiple areas.”