HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andersen Tax welcomes John LaBorde as a Managing Director in the Houston office as part of the Commercial Practice group. John has over 29 years of experience in state income/franchise tax, sales/use tax, property tax and state tax planning and consulting.
“John’s background in state and local tax and tax consulting will be a great addition to our office and our firm,” said Jason Graham, Office Managing Director of the Houston office. “As he joins our Commercial practice, he brings along a wealth of consulting knowledge as well as the experience to help clients with all their needs.”
“John has the proven ability to develop and manage a tax practice. His broad network of relationships in the Houston tax community will help expand our client base,” added U.S. Country Managing Director, Dan DePaoli.
Prior to joining Andersen Tax, John was a Partner at Grant Thornton, where he built their Houston state & local tax practice from the ground up and he led the energy industry segment of the firm’s tax practice. He also previously worked at PwC and EY.
Andersen Tax LLC CEO and Global Chairman, Mark Vorsatz, stated, “John possesses key qualifications that strengthen our firm’s focus on best-in-class service. Through his knowledge and experience in recruiting and mentoring professionals, John exemplifies the core value of stewardship that we strive for at Andersen Tax.”
John received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Lamar University and his Master of Science degree in Taxation from DePaul University.