Bryan "Craig" Gourley, founder and president of The Exchange Connection, Inc. is a Qualified Intermediary for section 1031 tax deferred exchanges, responsible for generating a monthly volume of approximately $10,000,000.00 to $15,000,000.00.
Craig graduated with degrees in law, accounting and business. After contributing his talents to a prestigious Big 8 accounting firm in taxation and business, he went to one of Washington's top law firms in tax and real estate. Then, Craig started his own law firm, practicing primarily in real estate, condominium projects, taxation, corporate law and litigation.
Considered the leading authority on Section 1031 Exchanges, Craig has been invited to speak on the topic to industry organizations and train industry professionals and has contributed articles to national trade publications.
Craig teaches section 1031 exchanges classes to various professional groups including:
- National Association of Realtors
- Oregon State University
- Oregon Society of Tax Preparers
- Nevada Society of Enrolled Agents
- H & R Block National Convention
- Numerous local real estate, legal and accounting organizations
Craig has also contributed tax and real estate articles to Real Estate Today ( National Association of Realtors) and the EA Journal ( National Association of Enrolled Agents)