Vote Daniel Flynn
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Company/organization description (<500 characters)
DRF Consulting is a small business accounting and compliance consulting company, focused on the CT craft beer industry.
Tell us about the entrepreneurial milestones you accomplished in 2019 (<500 characters) e.g., patents received, growth rate, and successful MVP, trial, or exit, etc…
DRF Consulting started in 2017 working with one brewery. In 2019, we now work with 20+ CT breweries in areas such as finance, accounting, tax, and compliance.
Top line revenue growth in 2019 was 129% compared to 2018.
Republican American article written about my company, by Will Siss "Behind every brewmaster is a bean counter." - Published 4/11/19
Speaker at CT Brewer's Guild Brewers Conference at Sacred Heart University.
What type of entrepreneur are you? Scaling Company: regional, national, or global business focus and greater than $1,000,000 in revenue in 2019; Scalable Venture: regional, national, or global business focus and less than $1,000,000 in revenue in 2019; Main Street: local business focus;Social Good: social enterprise or nonprofit focus
Main Street - All of my business clients are located in CT. Strengthening the CT brewing industry's financial and compliance infrastructure is the focus of DRF Consulting.
Student entrepreneur: Are you a student and younger than 25 as of December 31, 2019? YES or NO
What CT entrepreneur ecosystem resources (spaces, programs, events, schools, etc.) have helped you succeed? (<500 characters)
What people are saying about Daniel Flynn...
Daniel is an extremely hard worker that knows everything there is to know about the craft beer industry. Alexander Sims
Daniel is the quintessential entrepreneur. He has distinguished himself by creating a new category of business by serving the accounting needs of local Connecticut breweries. He has successfully filled a void in the Connecticut market using a practical background in business and accounting. Allison Errante
Daniel is deserving of the CT entrepreneur award because he has been very successful in creating his business where he manages the finances of several craft breweries in CT. Daniel has taken what he has learned in college and in other former jobs in finance and applied this knowledge to his own business. He is dedicated to making sure breweries are making the most profit they have the potential to make all while staying compliant with all local tax laws and other financial business matters. The companies that Daniel has worked with have been able to monitor their financial progress better since he has started working with them. Benita Brown
Very hard and dedicated worker! Casey Nowakowski
He understands the needs of brewers and has successfully found a way to combine one of his passions with his skill set. Christine Oddo
Daniel has cultivated success in a niche market, providing consultation and bookkeeping services to upcoming local brewers and wineries. His contribution to a sense of community are significant and laudable. Emily Jones
Friendly, consistent, driven Hannah Carroccia
Daniel has been able to create a name for him within the craft beer community that is not only a necessity amongst these business owners, but he is also very good at it. He has grown quickly and so has his following. Jess Bautista
Dan has started his business from the ground, just a few years ago. He works tirelessly promoting his business and figuring how he can best serve each individual client. Julie Trifone
It has been so impressive to see Daniel grow! He just recently led a seminar on taxes and legal requirements for ct craft breweries at Sacred Heart University. He has made such an impact on the beer world and we’re lucky to have him! Kat Manning
Hard working dedicated ambitious deserving Kelly Angelone
Daniel is like no other Entrepreneur I have seen before. Daniel wants to do what is takes to succeed, but will help anyone out if needed. He is a true gentleman and deserves this award. Kyle Hunter
Daniel is a hard-working, innovative, and intelligent individual. Running his consulting business without help exemplifies his independence and entrepreneurial capabilities. Nicholas Aceto
Has built an impressive business helping small businesses, largely in the local brewery space, grow and become more efficient! Ross Bauer
Dan has created a niche for working with breweries to understand the excise tax's and other related operational expenses or fines that breweries could face. ryan keating
Daniel is an extremely hardworking Entrepreneur who strives to exceed the needs of all his clients. Taylor McCaughey