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HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce that former U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp has joined the company’s Strategic Advisory Board.
Heitkamp represented North Dakota from 2013 to 2019 and was the first woman ever elected to represent the state as a U.S. Senator. Before her political career on Capitol Hill, Heitkamp served as the attorney general for North Dakota as well as the state’s tax commissioner.
Prior to those roles, she worked as an attorney for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and is a graduate of the University of North Dakota as well as the Lewis & Clark Law School. She will be using her expertise in the areas of the law, public policy, taxation and energy to help alliantgroup clients become more competitive through strategic growth and business development.
“It’s an honor to join a firm like alliantgroup whose central mission is strengthening U.S. businesses,” […]
alliantgroup is excited that Congressional leaders have reached a late tax deal that will extend a number of popular tax provisions, including the Section 179D deduction for Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings.
The deal, reached late Monday by key Congressional leaders, also extended the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), among other powerful provisions for U.S. taxpayers.
“The good news is that these key provisions will live another day. The fight will come back in 2020, but 179D was put back in, making it possible to gain the support needed to make this key provision permanent,” said former U.S. Congressman and alliantgroup Strategic Advisory Board Member Rick Lazio.
The deal also eliminated three tax provisions from the Affordable Care Act, including the excise tax on medical devices, the tax on high-end health insurance (also known as the Cadillac Tax) and the excise tax on health […]
HOUSTON, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is excited to announce that Doug Richardson, Chairman of the Frost, PLLC Executive Committee, has joined the firm’s Strategic Advisory Board.
Richardson has more than 30 years of experience dealing with the Food and Agriculture industry niche including mergers and acquisitions, accounting system design, auditing and consulting on business matters including organizational structure, key employee compensation and general tax and estate planning.
“Joining the alliantgroup team fits squarely with my years of experience as a business professional who has helped countless companies become more efficient and competitive. I’m excited to bring my talents to the firm and its clients to make a real impact on American businesses,” said Richardson.
Richardson is also actively involved in the beef cattle business, commercial real estate business, title and escrow business and various other endeavors. He currently […]
HOUSTON, Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce that Rick White, former TechNet CEO and a former U.S. Congressman representing the First District of Washington State, has joined the firm’s Strategic Advisory Board.
White served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. During his time on Capitol Hill, White was known as one of Congress’s most active legislators on high-tech issues.
After serving in Congress, he worked for Perkins Coie in the law firm’s Electronic Commerce and Internet Law practice section. He served as the CEO of TechNet from 2001 to 2005 where he advocated for technology companies, then moved on to serve as founder and CEO of several tech-oriented startup companies and as principal at the Woodbay Group, a consulting and investment firm in Seattle.
“I’m delighted to join the amazing people at alliantgroup,” said White. “I’ve […]
HOUSTON, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is excited to announce that Adam E. Buchanan, a partner at North Carolina accounting firm Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP, has joined the firm’s Strategic Advisory Board.
Buchanan has more than 19 years of experience in the field of public accounting, and has experience working with clients in a wide range of industries including biomedical and pharmaceutical, software and technology development, manufacturing and distribution, renewable energy, and venture funds.
“I’m incredibly excited to be joining a team with such an incredible track record of helping U.S. businesses not only become educated on government incentives but take advantage of these incentives to elevate their standing in their given industry. I’m looking forward to using my years of tax experience in order to help alliantgroup continue their mission of helping their clients succeed,” said Buchanan.
In his […]
HOUSTON, Nov. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup, focused on strengthening American businesses by helping them reinvest in innovation and job growth, hosted former and current congressional members, state officials, U.S. business leaders, industry association leaders, CPA partners and business advisors at their Houston headquarters this past week for a two-day conference on technology, growth, legislation and cybersecurity. The aim of the event was to engage leaders in a dialogue about growing and protecting U.S. businesses, jobs and innovation.
The summit featured panels, presentations and legislative updates on some of the most pressing issues facing U.S. businesses today. These issues include growing a […]
alliantgroup Expands Alliant Cybersecurity, Comprehensive Cybersecurity Consultancy, to Washington D.C.
HOUSTON, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Alliant Cybersecurity, an alliantgroup company, a comprehensive cybersecurity consultancy which provides unique data security and risk management needs to mid-market businesses and professional services firms today announced its expansion into the Washington D.C. area. Headquartered in Houston, TX, other expanded locations also include Orange County, CA and New York City, NY.
Leveraging the experience of our reputable authorities in the areas of cybersecurity, legislative policy and professional services, Alliant Cybersecurity offers a team that provides tailored data security and risk management solutions for our clients. The team is led by the following:
- Frank Tirelli, Alliant Cybersecurity’s Vice Chairman of Professional Services, former Deloitte Vice Chairman
- Rick Lazio, Alliant Cybersecurity Senior Vice President, former U.S. Congressman
- Jon Murphy, Alliant Cybersecurity Vice President, long-time IT risk management consultant
- Rizwan Virani, Alliant Cybersecurity President
- Dhaval Jadav, Alliant Cybersecurity CEO
“Alliant Cybersecurity was formed to expressly […]
HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav hosted the firm’s first ever “Helping Houston Mixer” to celebrate the efforts of alliantgroup’s non-profit and education partners, as well as the company’s clients and friends.
During the event, alliantgroup’s esteemed guests were able to share stories detailing the amazing work their organizations are doing to help better the Houston community.
The event featured non-profit guests including Kids’ Meals, Girlstart, Comp-U-Dopt and Girls Empowerment Network. Each organization was able to share their mission and connect with other Houston philanthropies to collaborate and discuss continued partnerships.
“This event is such an amazing way to bring together our amazing Houston partners who are working hard each day to make our city better,” said Jadav. “Each one of these groups is an extremely important member of the alliantgroup family, and I’m so excited to see where these relationships […]
HOUSTON, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the addition of P. James “Jim” Brady III, former Chief Operating Officer for Grant Thornton LLP, to alliantgroup’s Strategic Advisory Board.
Brady brings 38 years of experience as a global and domestic professional leader to alliantgroup. He is an accomplished C-Suite executive who throughout his career has established a strong reputation for his ability to both grasp challenging business situations, domestically and internationally, and deliver breakout P&L results. In his new role, Brady will be leveraging his decades of experience as a top executive in the professional services world for the strategic benefit of the firm’s clients and CPA partners.
“It’s an honor to be joining the alliantgroup team as a Strategic Advisory Board member,” said Brady. “This is a world-class organization that has proven to be one of the most […]
HOUSTON, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to welcome Myron Moser, Chief Executive Officer of Hartfiel Automation in Minnesota, to alliantgroup’s Strategic Advisory Board.
Moser, who also serves as Chairman of the Board for Hartfiel Automation, is one of the top executives in the U.S. automation industry. Under his leadership, Hartfiel Automation has seen incredible growth, continuing to diversify its product offerings in hydraulics, aluminum extrusions, and robotics and automation solutions. His company has helped strengthen the American manufacturing industry through innovative solutions for more than 60 years.
“Having worked with alliantgroup in the past, I knew that my expertise in the field, coupled with the core mission of helping U.S. businesses be more profitable, would make for an excellent relationship. The core mission of alliantgroup and Hartfiel are almost identical,” said Moser. “I’m right in the middle of what these businesses […]