SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andersen is proud to announce the promotion of 13 Managing Directors across seven offices and various service lines nationwide. As of January 1, 2020, Andersen will have over 170 Managing Directors in 19 locations throughout the United States.
“Congratulations to our newest class of Andersen Managing Directors on this significant milestone. Each individual is a valued leader and steward for the firm and plays a crucial role in our success both nationally and globally,” said U.S. Country Managing Director, Dan DePaoli.
In the Boston Valuation practice, Andersen promoted Chris Jones, a trusted subject matter expert with over 12 years of experience related to a variety of matters including purchase price allocations, goodwill and indefinite-lived intangible asset impairment studies.
In the Chicago office, Jonathan Tennant was promoted as a Managing Director in the Commercial practice. With over 20 years of experience, Jonathan established himself as a strong resource in the commercial and international tax areas. Kenneth Wroblewski was also promoted as a Managing Director in the Alternative Investment Funds practice. He has over 13 years of experience providing tax compliance and consulting services to a variety of clients.
In the Metro D.C. area, Andersen promoted Eric Sanders, who is a part of the Private Client Services (PCS) practice and works out of the McLean office. Eric has over 13 years of experience delivering tax and wealth planning services to high net worth individuals, their families and related entities.
Andersen also promoted three individuals to Managing Director in its New York Metro offices, including Ellen Harles, Sean Neuhaus, and James Sullivan. In the Philadelphia office, Ellen has over 30 years of experience advising clients ranging from emerging businesses, large family owner-operated business and multinational companies, both public and private. In the New York office, Sean has over 10 years of experience and specializes in tax planning and compliance for entrepreneurs, private equity and hedge fund principals, executives and high net worth individuals, and families. Also in New York, James has over 12 years of experience providing tax compliance and consulting services to private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate companies, among others.
In the Northern California region, Andersen promoted four individuals to Managing Director, including Pepper Austin, Michael Barrett, Kathryn Dery Leung, and Chris Tong. Pepper has over 10 years working with wealthy families and their related businesses, trusts, private foundations and other entities. Michael has over 11 years of experience focusing on corporate tax planning and compliance for emerging, closely held, and middle market companies. Kathryn has over 10 years of experience and provides tax compliance and consulting services in areas such as private equity funds, hedge funds, and real estate funds. Chris, based in the Silicon Valley office, specializes in tax compliance and consulting for multinational public companies and venture backed pre-IPO companies.
In the Los Angeles Commercial practice, Andersen promoted Fran Li. Fran, who joined the firm as a Director in April 2018, has over 15 years of experience in tax controversy and accounting method changes.
Lindsey Gerlock was promoted as a Managing Director in the PCS practice. Based in the West Palm Beach office, she has over 13 years of experience and provides tax compliance and consulting services to high net worth individuals, their families and closely held businesses.
Andersen is the founding member of Andersen Global, an international association of legally separate, independent member firms comprised of tax and legal professionals around the world. Established in 2013 by U.S. member firm Andersen Tax LLC, Andersen Global now has more than 4,500 professionals worldwide, over 600 global Partners, and a presence in over 149 locations through its member firms and collaborating firms.