Henry J. Straub

Hank is a Principal and Shareholder with Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz specializing in accounting and audits of property and casualty insurance companies, distributors, and automobile dealers. Hank also serves as the Treasurer of BSSF. His expertise in the insurance practice extends beyond the Central PA region of Harrisburg, Lancaster, and York. Hank and his team serve clients in the Mid-Atlantic Region, with a focus in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and New York. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from LaSalle University.

With over 35 years of accounting and auditing experience, Hank is a valuable asset to the Property and Casualty Insurance Companies Group at BSSF. He is a founding partner of M&A Advisory Group, LLC (which merged with BSSF effective January 1, 2014), a company that provided in-depth financial expertise to property and casualty insurance companies. In addition, Hank has served as Controller and CFO for a publicly traded property and casualty insurance holding company and has over 12 years of experience working as a senior audit manager at a Big Four accounting firm.

With his extensive knowledge in the property and casualty insurance industry, Hank can assist your company with issues pertaining to mergers and acquisitions, GAAP and statutory accounting, auditing, state and federal taxation, reinsurance analysis and more.

In addition, during his career, Hank is serving or has served numerous other clients in a wide variety of industries including distribution, automobile dealers, credit collection, colleges and universities, construction, nonprofit and manufacturing. Hank has also advised clients on bankruptcy issues including being appointed to the bankruptcy court as a financial advisor for his client, and he has provided outsourced CFO services.

Association Membership

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • PICPA Insurance Conference Committee – Member and Former Chairman
  • Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (PAMIC) – Financial Management Committee Member and Former Chairman
  • Mid-Atlantic Chapter of IASA – Vice President

Community Involvement

  • Hospice of Central Pennsylvania - Board of Directors and Chairman
  • The Lion Foundation – Director Emeritus
  • Matthew Smith Memorial Golf Tournament, Inc. – Treasurer
  • Holy Spirit Hospital - Former Member and Board of Directors