With Justin Grant

We’re back with Part 2 of The Unique CPA‘s celebration of reaching the 100 episode milestone, with Episode 101. Randy is once again the “guest,” and producer Justin Grant of Professional Productions.net continues his hosting duties, as the two listen and respond to messages and questions sent in by several past and future guests on the show.

Important Links

Professional Productions.net

Justin Grant on LinkedIn

Scott Scarano on LinkedIn

Accounting High

Randy’s Appearance on the ABC Bracket Show with Scott

Matthew May on LinkedIn

Kenji Kuramoto on LinkedIn


Drink While You Think Podcast

Kellie Parks on LinkedIn

Cloud Accounting Resources

John Garrett on LinkedIn

What’s Your “And?”

Allan Koltin on LinkedIn

Koltin Consulting

Jeremy Clopton on LinkedIn

Heath Alloway on LinkedIn

The Upstream Leader Podcast

Blake Oliver on LinkedIn

Cloud Accounting Podcast

Earmark CPE

About the Guest

Portrait of Justin GrantJustin 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, video, and site design.

Our sincere thanks to all the contributors to this special episode: Scott Scarano, Matthew May, Kellie Parks, John Garrett, Allan Koltin, Jeremy Clopton, and Blake Oliver.

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 bi-weekly “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.

Schaumberg, 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.