General Counsel

General Counsel John is General Counsel for alliantgroup and licensed to practice law in Texas, New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and numerous federal district courts. He is an experienced transactional and litigation attorney, having tried cases to verdict in multiple state and federal courts. Prior to joining alliantgroup, John…

Associate Director

Tim Taschner, Associate Director, is a leader of alliantgroup’s R&D and ERC practice. Tim and his team specialize in serving the agriculture and life science industries at alliantgroup. Under Tim’s direction, the team has helped clients ranging from livestock producers and row crop farmers to dental laboratories and pharmaceutical companies claim over $500 million in federal and state tax incentives.

Senior Associate Director

Senior Associate Director Margorie McLenan, Senior Associate Director, is a driving force behind alliantgroup’s software division, where she has steered over 200 tax studies to successfully claim the R&D Tax Credit. With an unmistakable passion for integrated technologies, Margorie’s leadership has helped software, systems and high-tech businesses claim over $45 million in federal and state…

Reid McLaughlin

Reid McLaughlin is a Director at alliantgroup’s international headquarters based in Houston, Texas. He oversees several multi-disciplinary teams in the Research & Development and Employee Retention Credit practices.

Director

Director Wilbur Suggs is a director at alliantgroup’s national headquarters based in Houston. Wilbur represents clients against the IRS and other state taxing authorities to resolve complex tax disputes. He received his B.A. in Finance from Morehouse College and his J.D. at South Texas College of Law in Houston.

Director Marsha Wood is a Director at alliantgroup’s international headquarters based in Houston, Texas. She oversees several multi-disciplinary teams in the Research & Development practice. As a leader in the consulting practice, she manages teams in the identification, qualification, and quantification of substantial tax savings. She also oversees alliantgroup’s R&D Operations team. Marsha received her…

Director

Director Since joining alliantgroup in 2010, Knarr has partnered with the nation’s leading CPA firms to help maximize the tax claims of hundreds of companies. He specializes in helping businesses in Midwest in industries such as manufacturing, tooling and machining. Greg is a frequent featured speaker and author on topics related to the availability and…

National Director of CPA Relations

National Director of CPA Relations Steffanie is alliantgroup’s National Director of CPA Relations, spending the bulk of her time in Houston, New York, and Orange County. Her primary focus is managing alliantgroup’s education and awareness. She has extensive experience in public and media relations, and marketing. Prior to joining alliantgroup, she spearheaded the relationship building…

Director of Information Technology

Director of Information Technology Anil Samuel is a director at alliantgroup’s national headquarters based in Houston. He oversees the IT department.

Director of Industry Partnerships and Alliances

Director of Industry Partnerships and Alliances Missy Waites is an associate director based in alliantgroup’s national headquarters in Houston. She manages alliantgroup’s relationships with CPA firms as well as partnerships with industry organizations. Missy graduated with a B.A. in Film and Digital Media from Baylor University in 2008.