HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andersen Tax welcomes Abdon Rangel as a Managing Director in the Houston office, who will join the firm’s Commercial Practice. Abdon has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of the oil and gas industry and specializes in global tax consulting, federal tax planning and mergers & acquisitions.
Jason Graham, Office Managing Director of the Houston office, said, “Abdon is an important hire as he transitions into our well-established oil and gas practice, given his deep experience working with oil and gas companies. It was crucial to find someone qualified to take the lead over the energy practice that we have successfully built over the years.”
“We’re excited to add someone of Abdon’s caliber to our firm,” remarked U.S. Country Managing Director, Dan DePaoli. “Abdon will be actively building out a federal commercial practice in the Houston office, a goal that is important to the growth of our firm.”
Before joining Andersen Tax, Abdon was the Vice President of tax and risk management at Linn Energy, previously one of the largest E&P MLP and institutional investment companies. Abdon’s other previous work experience includes public accounting at KPMG and PwC, where he was a Partner.
Andersen Tax LLC CEO and Global Chairman, Mark Vorsatz, added, “Abdon brings to the firm expertise and leadership as well as experience in tax planning, tax return compliance and working on upstream, midstream and downstream publicly traded companies. He demonstrates our core values of stewardship and providing best-in-class service and I look forward to his future contributions.”
Abdon received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Management from East Texas Baptist University.