Leadership

Sam Guevara

Principal and Practice Leader, Tax Technology

Illinois

SamGuevara

PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current
  • Principal and Global Practice Leader, Tax Technology, Ryan, Chicago office
    • Leads a global team that specializes in providing tax technology solutions and process improvements impacting our clients’ tax organizations.
Previous
  • Principal and U.S. Indirect Tax Practice Leader, Chicago Partner-in-Charge, Emerging Technologies Practice, Big Four accounting firm
    • Responsible for managing a national team of indirect tax professionals focused on the delivery of the following services:
      • Transaction Tax Compliance Outsourcing Services
      • Unclaimed Property Services
      • Property Tax Consulting and Compliance Services
      • Value-Added Tax Consulting Services
      • Reverse Audit Recovery Services
      • Transaction Tax Systems Services – Third-party implementations (e.g., Vertex and Thomson Reuters), custom solutions, and other traditional technology solutions supporting an indirect tax function
    • As Chicago Partner-in-Charge, Emerging Technologies, responsible for managing a geographic region that supported national service lines in the delivery of the following processes and technologies:
      • Alteryx Workflows
      • PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik for Data Visualization
      • WinAutomation, Automation Anywhere, UI Path for Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
      • Cognitive and Machine Learning Technologies
      • Advanced Data Enablement Processes
      • Target Operating Model Approaches

PUBLIC SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Previous
  • Senior Tax Auditor, California State Board of Equalization
    • Conducted sales and use tax field audits of difficult and complex taxpayers in a variety of industries.

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

Mr. Guevara is a frequent speaker on various tax topics. He has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:
  • Council On State Taxation
  • Hartman State and Local Tax Conferences
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Tax Executives Institute Houston

EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION

  • Bachelor of Accountancy Degree, University of San Diego
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