24 years of experience working for the world’s largest printing company responsible for tax planning and tax compliance oversight including all aspects of multi-state taxation concentrated in transaction-type taxes (sales and use tax).
Led sales and use tax compliance processes for more than 3,300 returns across 20 legal entities in the U.S. and Canada, including working with cross-functional teams to resolve tax controversies, optimize tax systems and implement tax-saving strategies.
Comprehensive knowledge of key manufacturing processes allowing for insightful assistance with sales and use tax and property tax controversies including dispute resolution at the audit and administrative levels.
Successful negotiations to abate millions of dollars in sales tax payments purported to be owed as a result of a state sales tax audit.
Appropriate identification and execution of utility studies, reverse audits and other strategies to obtain sales tax over-payment recoveries that directly benefit the bottom line and improve cash flow on a forward-looking basis.
Significant proficiency in tax/sales and use tax research, compliance, reporting and productivity software packages.
State University of New York College at Buffalo, Bachelor of Science Degree, Computer Information Systems, 2001
State University of New York at Buffalo, Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting, 1997