CPA with 13+ years of diverse business experience within public accounting, taxation and human resources. She is currently a manager at a tax consulting firm, providing tax strategy, corporate tax provision and tax compliance services to public and pre-IPO organizations. She currently acts as an outsourced tax department for clients from early stage life sciences organizations, to mature, multi-national public companies and has assisted with two IPOs, dozens of mergers and tax strategy reorganizations. She began her career in public accounting working with owner-managed businesses on both accounting and tax matters. She was recruited by a former manager to the finance department at a publicly traded commercial bank. As a member of the financial reporting team, she handled stock compensation, corporate taxes and led a number of projects including two New Markets Tax Credits applications, Low Income Housing Credit ventures, acquisitions and a technology implementation. After two years and a Shining Star Award, she was promoted to Vice President of Human Resources, overseeing HR operations. In addition to managing payroll, benefits and compensation with a 9-person team, M.W. implemented a company-wide technology solution for 1,200+ employees on time and on budget with an aggressive implementation schedule. She was also a member of the mergers and acquisitions team which reviewed potential targets, managed due diligence and transitioned the target organization when acquired. M.W. is proficient in Microsoft office, GoSystems, Horizon and Oracle HCM and has experience with Quickbooks. M.W. has a Masters in Accounting with a Tax Certificate as well as a Bachelors in Accounting from Bentley University and is a CPA in Massachusetts.