Strategic Advisory Board 

alliantgroup’s Strategic Advisory Board

provide invaluable service and key insights for our clients and CPAs

alliantgroup maintains an active Strategic Advisory Board whose members – all renowned experts in their fields and top business minds – bring their own unique experience and expertise to alliantgroup. These individuals provide invaluable service and key insights for our clients and CPAs.

Tom Ridge 

Tom Ridge

Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, former Governor of Pennsylvania; alliantgroup Chairman of Cybersecurity and Technology

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Mike Johanns

Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, former Nebraska Governor & former U.S. Senator; alliantgroup Chairman of Agriculture

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Mark W. Everson

Former IRS Commissioner;
alliantgroup Vice Chairman

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Jim Ramstad

Former U.S. Congressman and Chairman of the IRS Oversight Committee;
alliantgroup Senior Advisor

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Steve Miller

Former IRS Acting Commissioner;
alliantgroup National Director of Tax

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Kathy Petronchak

Former IRS Commissioner of Small Business/Self-Employed Division (SB/SE); alliantgroup Director of IRS Practice & Procedure

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Kit Bond

Former Missouri Governor & U.S. Senator; alliantgroup Senior Advisor

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Harold Ford, Jr.

Former U.S. Congressman

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Rick Lazio

Former U.S. Congressman; alliantgroup Senior Vice President

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Bob Riley

Former Alabama Governor and U.S. Congressman;
alliantgroup Director

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Joe Crowley

Former U.S. Congressman

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Frank Tirelli

Vice Chairman of Professional Services

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Dawn Levy O’Donnell

Former Counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee;
alliantgroup Director

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Dean Zerbe

Former Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee;
alliantgroup National Managing Director

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Ronald G. Abeles, CPA

Abeles and Hoffman P.C., President and Shareholder

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Jay Adkisson, J.D.

Riser Adkisson LLP, Founding Partner & Author

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Mike Amerio

Lucas Horsfall, Managing Partner

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Stephen G. Austin, CPA

Swenson Advisors, LLP, Firm Managing Partner

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Tom Barton

Shareholder with Barton, Walter & Krier P.C.

Jim Brady 

Jim Brady

Former Chief Operating Officer for Grant Thornton;
Vice Chairman of Advisory Services

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David H. Brotemarkle, CPA

Brotemarkle, Davis & Co. LLP, Managing Partner

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Adam E. Buchanan

CPA Partner

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Jackie Buck, CCIFP

Vice President of Finance and Administration at Harper Construction

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Ron Cerruti

Former IRS Senior Manager

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Phil Chludzinski

CPA Partner

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Rhianna Collier

VP & Managing Director, SIIA’s Software & Services Division
VP & Managing Director, TechCouncil of Southern California

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Timothy M. Cooper

Managing Partner at Cooper, Travis & Company, PLC

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John J. Corcoran, CPA

Executive Director of the Construction Industry/CPAs Consultants Association (CICPAC)

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James A. Cordova, CPA

Windes & McClaughry, Partner & Chairman

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Donald J. DeGrazia, CPA, ABV

Gold Gerstein Group LLC, Senior Shareholder

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Crystal Faulker

CPA Partner

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Jay A. Feller, CPA

Principal at Somerset CPAs and Advisors

Richard Franklin, CPA 

Richard Franklin, CPA

Co-Managing Partner at Warady & Davis LLP

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Donald Friedman

Senior Vice President at Risk Strategies Company

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Dennis Gardiner, CPA

Managing Partner at Gardiner Thomsen

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Tom Gibbons, CPA, J.D.

Frost, PLLC, Partner & Head of Tax Department

Scott Goldsmith 

Scott Goldsmith

Managing Partner at JamisonMoneyFarmer PC

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John Hakopian

President of First Foundation Advisors

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Edward T. Hanley, CPA

Shea Labagh Dobberstein, Director & Principal

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Victor K. Hausmaninger, CPA

Hausmaninger Benoe Lang & Alford, CPAs Inc. (HBLA), Chief Executive Officer

John Higginbotham 

John Higginbotham

Blue Ridge Network Chairman and CEO

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Mike Jain, CPA

Jain and Jain, P.C., Founder and Partner

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Howard Lewis

Former IRS National Program Manager

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Ryan L. Losi, CPA

Piascik & Associates, P.C., Executive Vice President & Director of Business Development

James Mendelssohn 

James Mendelssohn

Former Chair and CEO of the MSI Global Alliance

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David P. McKelvey, CPA

Friedman, LLP, Tax & Business Consulting Partner

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Matt Miller

President at Tri-Phase Automation

Myron Moser 

Myron Moser

Chief Executive Officer of Hartfiel Automation

Bernie Nagle 

Bernie Nagle

Senior Manufacturing Consultant

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Jeffrey S. Pawlow, CPA

The Growth Partnership, Inc., Chief Executive Officer & Managing Shareholder

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Greg Porter, CPA, CVA, CFFA

Berntson Porter & Company PLLC, President of Berntson Porter Wealth Management & Consulting

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Robert M. Pratzel, CPA

HOK Group, Inc., Senior Financial Advisor

Jim Redpath 

Jim Redpath, CPA, CGMA

Partner at Redpath and Company

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John R. Repetti, CPA

President and CEO at Bestia Consulting, LLC

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Barry Resnick, CPA

Friedman LLP, Principal

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Jeffrey Resnick, CPA

Friedman LLP, Partner

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Doug Richardson

Chairman of the Frost, PLLC Executive Committee

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David Sullivan JR., CPA

Partner in the DiCicco, Gulman & Company’s Commercial Business Group

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Dave Tilstone

Business Development Officer at iT SpeeX

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Ken Wasch

President of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)

Chuck Wilson 

Chuck Wilson

Executive Director of the National Systems Contractors Association