PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current

  • Principal, Economics Partners – a Ryan Company, Washington, D.C. office
    • Specializes in providing international transfer pricing, audit/controversy defense, and tax-efficient supply chain planning services to clients in a variety of industries, including private equity and asset management, pharmaceuticals, automotive, industrial components, consumer products, apparel, aerospace, and oil and gas exploration and production.

Previous

  • Partner, transfer pricing and business valuation firm
    • Experience in assisting clients with advance pricing agreement negotiations, business restructurings, and post-acquisition transfer pricing integration and harmonization efforts.
    • Developed models and authored reports involving complex profit splitting analyses, intangible asset valuations, restructured supply chains, and acquisition due diligence efforts related to transfer pricing matters.
    • Assisted clients in identifying and evaluating transfer pricing risks and uncertainties in the context of computing interim and annual tax provisions, and for purposes of complying with both FIN 48/ASC 740-10 and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Schedule of Uncertain Tax Positions.
    • Performed applied economic consulting services for clients in a variety of industries, including private equity and asset management, pharmaceuticals, automotive, industrial components, consumer products, apparel, aerospace, and oil and gas exploration and production.
  • Director, transfer pricing and business valuation firm
  • Principal, Transfer Pricing, global consulting firm
    • Assisted clients with transfer pricing and tax valuation issues.
  • Senior Associate, Transfer Pricing and Business Valuation, transfer pricing consulting firm
  • Consulting Associate, transfer pricing consulting firm
  • Senior Financial Analyst, mechanical/industrial engineering firm
  • Senior Associate, Economic and Valuation Services, Big Four accounting firm

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Impact of Chilean Tax Reform on Transfer Pricing Enforcement, Specificity of Methods, CRA Insights, June 2012
  • ATO’s Exposure Draft Proposes Retrospective Amendments, Signals First Stage of Transfer Pricing Reform, CRA Insights, April 2012
  • Proposed Change to US Customs Policy May Lead to Harmonization of Transfer Pricing, Customs Compliance, CRA Insights, October 2011
  • Advance Pricing Agreements and Merger and Acquisition Activity: A Strategy for Mitigating Post-Integration Risk, CRA Insights, June 2010
  • Evaluating Transfer Pricing Policies During the Post-Acquisition Integration Process: The Harmonization Debate, CRA Insights, April 2010

PRESENTATIONS

  • Transfer Pricing Issues and Solutions for Loss Making Entities (presented with Bob Alltop and Perry Urken), International Fiscal Association’s Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., March 2012

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Maryland
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, University of Maryland
  • Recipient of Dudley Dillard Prize (Most Outstanding Undergraduate Economics Student), University of Maryland

EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION

  • Master of Business Administration Degree, Finance and Accountancy, The George Washington University
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Economics, University of Maryland
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