With Justin Grant

The Unique CPA has reached a milestone on Episode 100, and the tables have been turned on Randy! Longtime producer Justin Grant, founder of Professional Productions.net, asks the questions on this special episode, which in addition to being the hundredth, is also the first Unique CPA Happy Hour! Wondering what that’s all about? Tune in and find out—there are a few more surprises waiting, too!

Important Links

Professional Productions.net

Justin Grant on LinkedIn

About the Guest

Portrait of Justin Grant

Justin Grant is the founder of Professional Productions.net, which provides bespoke, high-ROI podcasting services to busy professionals.  Justin is a podcast producer, professional audiobook narrator, voiceover artist, sound editor, and technical writer with over 25 years’ experience in voice work. He has overseen the launch and production of over a dozen podcasts, including technical management, creative collaboration, and marketing efforts. He ran a solo legal practice between 2013 and 2018 and served as company director for a UK podcasting company from 2021–2022, before founding Professional Productions.

Justin graduated from the Arizona State University College of Law in 2012 and subsequently passed the Arizona bar exam, then earned a Master’s at the University of Edinburgh Law School in 2019. His wide-ranging expertise also includes other forms of digital media and marketing, such as technical editing, voiceovers and voice acting, video, and site design.

Meet the Host

Randy Crabtree, CPA


Randy Crabtree

Randy Crabtree, co-founder and partner of Tri-Merit Specialty Tax Professionals, is a widely followed author, lecturer and podcast host for the accounting profession.

Since 2019, he has hosted the “The Unique CPA,” podcast, which ranks among the world’s 5% most popular programs (Source: Listen Score). You can find articles from Randy in Accounting Today’s Voices column, the AICPA Tax Adviser (Tax-saving opportunities for the housing and construction industries) and he is a regular presenter at conferences and virtual training events hosted by CPAmerica, Prime Global, Leading Edge Alliance (LEA), Allinial Global and several state CPA societies. Crabtree also provides continuing professional education to top 100 CPA firms across the country.

Schaumburg, Illinois-based Tri-Merit is a niche professional services firm that specializes in helping CPAs and their clients benefit from R&D tax credits, cost segregation, the energy efficient commercial buildings deduction (179D), the energy efficient home credit (45L) and the employee retention credit (ERC).

Prior to joining Tri-Merit, Crabtree was managing partner of a CPA firm in the greater Chicago area. He has more than 30 years of public accounting and tax consulting experience in a wide variety of industries, and has worked closely with top executives to help them optimize their tax planning strategies.