Q. What accounting law or regulation would you like to see changed?
Subpart F, which deals with the way that the US taxes income earned by foreign operations with US companies. It's very disruptive for companies.
Q. Tell us about your favorite client and why you enjoy working with them.
I like working with clients who enjoy their work and have a positive attitude about their job. The more they enjoy it, the more enthusiastic they are about doing it right.
Q. What's your proudest achievement?
Making partner at a Big Four. It's great recognition for what you worked so hard to achieve. I made partner during an economic downturn, which made it even more rewarding.
Q. Describe your work style.
Be as responsive as possible to client needs. They expect it from us, so I expect it from my team.
Q. What nugget of wisdom would you offer aspiring accountants?
Get as much experience in as many diverse situations as possible, so that you become more adept at taking on new challenges.
Beyond the Boardroom
Anywhere warm, tropical, beach-related.
What are your hobbies?
Most prized possessions:
What book(s) are you currently reading?
No books, but plenty of race-car magazines.
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