We are Grant Thornton

Dallas, Texas

  • Manufacturing, Transportation & Distribution
  • Technology, media & telecommunications
  • Transportation & distribution
  • Retail & consumer brands
Service Experience
  • Advisory
  • Transaction advisory

Barrett Popst




Executive summary

Barrett is a Principal and a leader, of our Divestiture Advisory Services practice with over 18 years of experience in financial statement analysis, financial and operational due diligence, project management and executive leadership. He has extensive experience in purchase, divestiture and financing transactions and has partnered with leading private equity, investment banking and venture capital firms globally to achieve successful results in hundreds of transaction across industries such as business services, healthcare, technology, retail, manufacturing, distribution and consumer products. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Barrett served as the Chief Financial Officer of several distribution companies and leverages his dual expertise of executive management experience along with mergers and acquisitions advisory for the benefit of his clients. He is also a CPA and adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University where he teaches a graduate level course in financial due diligence.


Professional qualifications and memberships

  • CPA – Texas (Grant Thornton Advisors LLC is not a licensed CPA firm)
  • Adjunct Professor, Southern Methodist University


  • BBA in Accounting from the Southern Methodist University


Search for people at Grant Thornton


Enter a name and/or keywords such as service area, industry or location to get to know our business leaders — partner, principal or managing director. We look forward to hearing from you.